The Gold Prince is dead, but its ruins show how over-engineered it once was. Although its foundations were concrete, seen here, the rest of the mill was steel. All of its steel and equipment was removed to fix the Sunnyside Mill in Eureka.
At the extreme eastern end of the plant is a bank of modern concrete silos. Kodak Portra 160/Mamiya 6.
A century-old ghost sign for Royal House Flour was preserved after a building is built above and through it! Looking from the north annex elevator toward the headhouse.
The left tunnel goes to the opposite side of the car elevator seen on the right. There was a time when Fords were shipped by barge on the Mississippi. This freight elevator brought them from the assembly floor to river level. A separate elevator was for moving men and silica up and down.
Coming to an inspirational poster near you… what should it read? ADVENTURE AWAITS? Don’t hang posters. Go outside.
Looking across the whole milling operation from its dedicated powerhouse stretching across Eagle River.
Worker graffiti in a stairway. If this is your birthday, you have to comment on this post!
Hiking into the ghost town with enough gear to live there for a few days, if we wanted.
Looking out of the labs at the company garages.
Dr. Muchow’s offices stand near his ‘new’ mill, but they show evidence of vandalism.