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Fujifilm GF 32-64mm f/4 R LM WR

Examples: Cerro Gordo Mine (GFX 50S)

These examples taken at the Cerro Gorde mine, near Keeler, CA.

Gone forever: the Cerro Gordo hotel was destroyed by fire in 2020. And the rest of the property has been irrevocably altered by “cleaning up” the old mining artifacts, new plastic Walmart-grade storage sheds, and a plastic-based deck at one of the buildings. The charm will never return.

Cerro Gordo hotel @ 32mm

Sun and wind beat on structures. The prior winter, boards ripped off the front of the hotel, as seen in this photo. A structure not far away collapsed entirely from extremely violent winds. What nature doesn’t destroy, the forest service does in many places, but this is private property so it remains intact.

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f9 @ 1/180 sec, ISO 100; 2017-03-31 13:27:16
GFX 50S + Fujifilm GF 32-64mm f/4 R LM WR @ 26.4mm equiv (32mm)

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