Even with a hundred people parked in front of the lakeside relic, it was invisible.
The command building and a coolant tank. In the distance, rain and hail pound Wyoming dirt.
A great lakes freighter slowly passes SK Wheat Pool 4 with ‘The Sleeping Giant’ in the background. Arista 100.
Daisy Mill could accept shipments from water, rail, and truck at one time. Now everything comes and goes by rail.
“Against the blue sky, its rusting central silos look like rising smoke meeting the last minutes of a sunset. These give way to a corrugated night sky of blue gray, punched-through with staggered four-pane windows, all glassless.”
A one-of-a-kind installation in Armour’s otherwise gutted engine house.
The power lines follow the street, down to the mineshaft. Everything revolved around the mine, it seemed.
Near Howardsville, Colorado, the Animas River gets quite wide. This is near the Little Nation Mill, which is worth a stop if you’re traveling north from SIlverton. It’s also near the former Gold King Mine, which “blew” in 2015 and flooded the Animas River with toxic mine water.
I found a meth lab in this building once. (Yes, I called it in.)