The gothic landing between balcony and classroom level and the ground floor.
Rivets are sexy, and this old machine has more than a fair share.
A high-voltage tunnel sheathed in concrete dips below ground near a shell packing building that now stores fireworks.
Daisy Mill could accept shipments from water, rail, and truck at one time. Now everything comes and goes by rail.
I’ve been in a lot of different mines. Some on tours, some not. If you pass through Howardsville, Colorado without going on the Old Hundred Mine Tour, you’re missing out. This is what Santiago Tunnel looked like in the 1940s when it was near the end of its life.
The shed in the front was full of worker supplies–namely goggles and heavy leather gloves. Molten copper isn’t a friendly thing to handle.
This dirt-brick building hasn’t fared well.
From atop a concrete slap that seals the old path of Mine Shaft #3, I loop up into the hoisting room.
In the steam plant, steam pipes bundled in canvas and asbestos criss-cross the walls.