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Bodie is a ghost town in the Bodie Hills east of the Sierra Nevada mountain range in Mono County, California, United States, about 75 miles (120 km) southeast of Lake Tahoe. It is located 12 miles (19 km) east-southeast of Bridgeport,at an elevation of 8379 feet (2554 m). As Bodie Historic District, the U.S. Department of the Interior recognizes it as a National Historic Landmark. The ghost town had been administered by California State Parks since becoming a state historic park in 1962, and…

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Bodie is a ghost town in the Bodie Hills east of the Sierra Nevada mountain range in Mono County, California, United States, about 75 miles (120 km) southeast of Lake Tahoe. It is located 12 miles (19 km) east-southeast of Bridgeport, at an elevation of 8379 feet (2554 m). As Bodie Historic District, the U.S. Department of the Interior recognizes it as a National Historic Landmark. The ghost town had been administered by California State Parks since becoming a state historic park in 1962…

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Bodie is a ghost town in the Bodie Hills east of the Sierra Nevada mountain range in Mono County, California, United States, about 75 miles (120 km) southeast of Lake Tahoe. It is located 12 miles (19 km) east-southeast of Bridgeport,at an elevation of 8379 feet (2554 m). As Bodie Historic District, the U.S. Department of the Interior recognizes it as a National Historic Landmark. The ghost town had been administered by California State Parks since becoming a state historic park in 1962, and…

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The old company-town movie theater in the "ghost town," some of which is still occupied and some of which consists of ruins of the Chisos quicksilver-mining company which operated from 1905 into the early 1940s, and the residences of those who worked there. Terlingua, Texas | Credit line: The Lyda Hill Texas Collection of Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.|Gift; The Lyda Hill Foundation; 2014; (DLC/PP-2014:054).|Forms…

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Here is an image that may never, ever be captured again, frozen in time... I have wanted to take this photo for a long, long time.It’s always been absolutely impossible due to all the cars, the pedestrians, drunk bachelorettes (just kidding… kind of) and horse-drawn carriages.This was shot in late March of 2020.After 10 days being cooped up at home I wanted to go on an adventure!As a human, with a body, I just needed to stretch my legs and change the scenery.As an artist I felt the burning…

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This black and white photo of a tiny Post Office in the Utah ghost town of Cisco was a great find. For a time it was the smallest still functioning post office in the country until it shut when the town thinned out. The town has a history going back to the 1880s when the west was wild. It started at a railroad town then later an oil town, eventually being abandoned in the 1960s - though there's still a few occupied homes in the area and the whole town is up for sale. For now, it sits stark…

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This photo was taken in a little ghost town miles north of Moab in Southeast Utah. The details in the siding and rugged and beat screen door will bring back memories for anyone who grew up in similar homes or has an appreciation for the distraught. It was a hot day but I walked around for an hour exploring the little buildings and abandoned RV collection. A color photo, shot on film, that would look amazing small or large.TITLE: Screen Door and GritLOCATION: Cisco, Utah Photo is shot on…

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This black and white photo features an abandoned shack and old TV antennae in the ghost town of Cisco. The town has a history going back to the 1880s when the west was wild. It started at a railroad town then later an oil town, eventually being abandoned in the 1960s - though there's still a few occupied homes in the area and the whole town is up for sale. For now, it sits stark in the harsh desert with beautiful old abandoned buildings and RVs, telling of a time much different from the…

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Image © Carol M. Highsmith About the ArtistCarol McKinney Highsmith (born Carol Louise McKinney on May 18, 1946) is an American photographer, author, and publisher who has photographed in all the states of the United States, as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. She photographs the entire American vista (including landscapes, architecture, urban and rural life, and people in their work environments) in all fifty states as a record of the early 21st century. Highsmith donated…

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A fascinating look at Ohio’s forgotten history Take a leisurely tour across the Buckeye State with author Randy McNutt to a massive swamp that swallowed pioneers’ wagons, a haunted prison, a faded German utopia, a town where they still chase horse thieves, a marriage mecca, a village where Buster the dog voted Republican, and a myriad of abandoned “ghost towns” and small cities. In Lost Ohio McNutt, who has devoted his career to uncovering forgotten Ohio and its spirited inhabitants…

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