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Colorado 2018 - Scenic Journeys +
We drove over to Marble, CO..
The following photo's are of our drive to the Crystal mill followed by the town of Crystal. I think it is self explanatory and what follows this is future. You may be surprised to learn what that mill actually functioned as.
Date(s): 2018 +. Album by Ron Carrick. Photos by Ron Carrick. 1 - 56 of 56 Total. 1099 Visits.
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This is called a Mill but, it was actually a compressor station, which used a water turbine to drive an air compressor. The compressed air was then used to power other machinery for mining or a mill that processed the concentrate from a mine.

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The 4x4 road to Crystal goes by this lake. The reflection off the lake was just right on Sunday, June 17,2018

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To tell you the truth that was a bumpy ride and we will probably not make that trip down that road and back again.

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Numerous views of the Compressor/ mill

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This and the following photo's are of the town of Crystal and after the Air compressor/mill.

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A few shots of the actual town of Crystal, Colorado on June 17,2018.
It is an 8 mile round trip 4X4 rocky road trip from Marble,


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Took us 3+ hours in and 1.5 hour out. We knew the road by then plus it was dark when we got out.

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End of June 17, 2018 Crystal Colorado  Photo's.

   
 
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