The Lower Toltec Mine and Animas River-(C)SUSBTREET.org This ruin was once the Toltec Mine, a producing gold and silver claim that operated into the 1940s. Similar Images ...based on the tags: clouds, creeks, dirt-roads, mountains, ruins, sunrises, trees, water... Like a grave marker, a single post remembers where Dock 3 stood on the bay. One of the large barracks. All of them are overgrown like this. Hiking into the ghost town with enough gear to live there for a few days, if we wanted. Looking across the mountain tramway from an abandoned house in Gilman. Below Grand Army Mine is Gold Collar. A ‘collar’ is the braced section around the portal of a mine shaft. The gold mine is now a gravel pit. A cottage for masons infected with TB to live together. This peak is a little over 7,000 feet high and is a popular hiking spot. As a bulky Minnesotan who is better built for an arctic expedition, I stuck to the mesa. The lower portal of the Selby Tunnel, as it looks today. The area is a popular spot for homeless to camp–can you spot the tent?