The bits with handles are the filters with screens of different sizes. Larger grain particles would be stopped at the top for further reduction via the mills, while the powder at the bottom would be run through another bolter–one of the refinement stages in flour production.
Beds line a basement room that is part way between the concepts of inside and outside. Boards and bricks were falling while I was photographing it—stay out.
The windows reflect the sky. The bricks hit the ground.
The stage of the theatre still holds hymnals and other vestiges of its time as a church.
Modern ruins of the Gilman-Belden tram…
One thing I like to do at Gopher is imagine the shape of the planned buildings based on the partial structures.
Originally a bagging warehouse for Peavey, later this building was leased as storage and warehouse space. It was finally demolished around 2010.
Quincy Smelter, 2014.
Kate stands on top of the tailings pile that added some usable land to the side of the gulch. Somewhere nearby is the buried Santiago Tunnel.