Copper thieves haven’t left anything behind but the shell.
Although it’s difficult to spot at first, there is a traveling mini crane down the way about the three windows. This was installed to service all of the fabrication machines that would be in this section.
Part of the unremodeled hospital, above the Service Building, where employees would stay sometimes.
The buildings were level with one another, so one could look through as many as a dozen factory floors from one window.
Between the catwalks of Furnace 6, the molted ore would flow through the chute.
A board to track which miners are underground. Low tech, but very effective.
The corners of these buildings are inscribed by a century of bored rail workers and delivery drivers. Pictured is the southeast corner of the Twohy, which is typical of mercantiles.
Looking into the Argo Tunnel at its Idaho Springs portal. I was hoping to see tracks and a steel door, but found a busy crew of environmental workers installing a pipe between the bulkhead and new water plant.
North of the assembly complex is a storage network of earthen and concrete bunkers.