Peeling paint reveals the room numbers of the past. Kodak Trix-400 on Canon T40.
A creek has cut through the middle of the mine property, washing away the loose rock and eroding the foundations of the Concentrator. It’s pretty, though! It’s be belief, though I cannot prove it, that some of the water here originates from inside the now-buried Santiago Tunnel, which is no doubt flooded to a great extent.
This higher level floor was cleared out ahead of a failed development plan. The skyscraper office building suddenly became something that looked like a parking ramp.
A strange sight: Part of the drain here seems to have had a skylight of glass, which has since been filled over. However, the collapsing ceiling began to create natural skylights of its own.
The skylights with geared-to-open windows were massive and quite functional.
“It must have been beautiful once.” “Yeah, especially in the winter.”
Copper poured from this furnace and was cast by the autocaster on the right into billets.