A natural stone floor in Brewery Creek’s upper path has been worn smooth.
In the far back of the cellars there are some old bottles. This arch shows an old entrance to the cellars, now collapsed.
Looking into the tunnel system from below the Women’s Ward. The tunnels were used mostly by staff to move food and laundry.
Approaching the tunnel I heard about for so long…
Looking into the Argo Tunnel at its Idaho Springs portal. I was hoping to see tracks and a steel door, but found a busy crew of environmental workers installing a pipe between the bulkhead and new water plant.
I loved to spend time in the Hamm’s caves in my teen years. It was cold, wet, but it felt familiar and had its share of surprises.
Grain is taken from the bottom of the silos through a conveyor in a tunnel. These blowers keep the air in the tunnel fresh.
The Harrison flour mill, completed in 1897 and expanded in 1901 and 1902. The tunnel that I am standing on probably transported grain from the elevator to the mill. Medium Format.
Pointing a light at my camera from down Miller Creek Drain. Do you see the scale of it? It’s huge!