Originally Posted by hetman
Panama had asbestos mines, which would make sense for one to be abandoned.. No idea if that's what it is though.
This might explain why so much heavy machinery was left sitting. Usually hardware in Central America gets recycled pretty quickly.
I'm kicking myself for not bookmarking the coordinates on my GPS. I'd love to look at it in Google Earth. There might have been more apparatus on the other side of the hill.