A custom ladder to cross conveyor belts on the work floor.
The Blacksmith Shop (right) was connected to the Bunk House (left) via this narrow walkway. This is likely due to the fire risk in each building. The left building had a cooking stove and furnace for heat and the right building had a small industrial furnace to repair mining equipment. A little walkway would mean that a fire on one side would be easier to fight from the other.
I found a face.
A cottage for masons infected with TB to live together.
Between all of the buildings was dense growth, especially vines.
One of the few doors.
The city constructed a wall in the early 2000s to discourage visitors. Note the staircase is cut off, too.
The valley is full of rocky peaks that stand out from the winding creeks, which only truly run after storms. It is a very beautiful place.
A mix of brick and stone construction where the stock house meets the cellars. The caves brought well water to the brewery and drained the refuse away, and the various sewer connections are visible here and tell the story of the company’s expansion above.