A shuttered house at the end of the block doesn’t even have boards on it anymore.
I’m not sure, actually, whether this was an outhouse (right), but it seems likely. In any case, it was connected by a covered staircase to the Bunk House (left). The soil here was not all tailings, so there is a bit of thick grass–almost the only in sight!
The conveyor belt prevented cranes from accessing the left side of the dock, so cranes were mounted to the gantry crane to maintain the ore chutes on the side.
A nice view of the aurora borealis (“Northern Lights”) strong enough to outshine the industrial lighting at the power plant. The lights in the foreground direct ships discharging coal for the station.
Looking out at the abandoned neighborhood around the house.
Fall fog swept up from the river valley, making the building look more like it felt–a ghost, out of time and place.
Some parts of the doctor’s apartment in the Administration Tower were decidedly upscale. Look at the beautiful ironwork on that sink!
Officers got houses and the honor of living near other officers. They call it Officer’s Row.
Typical New Mexico ranch fencing. The power lines follow the rails between Springer and Wagon Mound.