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Old 01-03-2018, 05:57 PM   #391
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Old 01-04-2018, 03:40 PM   #392
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Building still looks pretty solid really, any idea when it was abandoned?

Kind of envious of the roof...
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Old 01-10-2018, 04:54 AM   #394
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Old 01-10-2018, 05:00 AM   #395
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Building still looks pretty solid really, any idea when it was abandoned?

Kind of envious of the roof...


This is the Yankee Girl Mine just outside of Silverton Colorado. She was shut down in 1896.

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Old 01-10-2018, 10:39 AM   #396
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Dang, that has held up well. I didn't know corrugated steel roofs were that old. Probably a large reason it is in as good of shape as it is. Won't rot out so it keeps everything dry inside, sheds snow like no other so no snow load in the winter.
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It's pretty amazing. You have to take in to account how much snow this area gets. So for that to endure that for this long is impressive.
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Beautiful photos, Jim. I hope to visit Colorado some day.

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It's pretty amazing. You have to take in to account how much snow this area gets. So for that to endure that for this long is impressive.
With the steel roof and as much pitch as it has I doubt it sees much of a snow load.

It slides right off my steel roofs.

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