OLD HACHITA (page 4)

Derek, Steve & Gary


it looks like conventional brick construction
It's Adobe Brick

more buildings can be seen in the background
Another view of the same Building

the water tower is made of stone...and sealed inside to hold the water. Several of the buildings had plumbing
This Is The Town's Water Tower

The main part of town had the largest buildings.  Many buildings had several levels, wood and tile floors, and marked walking paths.  Although both sections have mines, the "main" part of town with the larger buildings is located west of the mining area where the remains of the mill can be seen.

although fallen, this roof still provides some shade
Steve looks outside one of the Stone Buildings

although it looks like a schoolhouse, closer exmaniation reveals cement foundations for equipment and engines.   A mine entrance is within 30 feet.
This Building housed Mining Machinery

again...no roof
Another Adobe Building

20 to 30 feet down this vertical shaft is flooded.   Gary dropped several large stones to show the water while Derek photographed the splash for our next video
Nice Headframe, Nice Ladder Going Down. (mouse over picture)

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