Through a section of the tailings boom where mountain winds tore open the sheet metal around the conveyor, I poked my head out.
Looking toward Mitchell from its last building.
This door used to open at river level, but it has since been built up and sealed with a steel grate. Still, the original doors (with original paint?) stand in the same place. Once they opened to the fresh air, now they are permanently sealed in the tunnels. This is the official entrance for inspecting the mine, hence fiber optic and ladder. Shortly after the plant was demolished, this entire area was resealed and alarmed.
When Nopeming was affiliated with local farms, it often slaughtered its own livestock. This is the part of the hospital where food would be prepped, below the stage in the Service Building.
Some of the rotting clothes were in boxes, split long ago from moisture. Others were just heaped in piles.
Glowing observation windows–and someone forgot to lock a patient’s door…
A rare door left on the workhouse. The stairs to the left led down into a flooded basement. Kodak Portra 160/Mamiya 6.
These buildings were largely used as concentrators for the crushed rock, although I did spy some small mills inside these too.