I think the county covered the rail line with a regular road ... and then, yes, the creek shifted. The creek's unruly behavior is one of the major reasons the town of Monte Cristo died. Folks underestimated it right from the beginning and spent a lot having to replace railroad infrastructure ... especially several miles downstream from here. That helped end the town as a mining concern. Later, the creek broke bridges ... and that helped end the town as a vacation getaway. More pictures at: 2011-07-09 and 2010-07-10
Thank you for the information.
How long ago was the railway line removed?
How far did these go originally? They can be traced at least a mile past the power plant.
Its in a lot better condition now and a lot of the brush around it has been cleared away.
I'm afraid not, they were lifted shortly after the picture was taken.
Railroad tunnel ventilation shaft?
Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud!