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New section of pipe and stands for the tailings pond. Trusses with new sections of pipe are being built. Later a safety cable was added along a catwalk , which was used by employees to remove the plugs in the pipe and drain the tailings. Tailings were piped from Gilman as a slurry and, as the slurry dried, it became the same consistency as a fine sand.
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The tailings pond below Gilman (south east of Maloit Park). Mine wastes were piped approximately four miles down into the settlement area. The tailings pond kept mine wastes from flowing into the Eagle River.