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KNIGHT FOUNDRY

A center of innovation in California’s Mother Lode country, the historic Knight Foundry actively served the needs of the mining and lumber industries for over 120 years and is believed to be the only remaining water-powered foundry and machine shop […]

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DONNER PASS TUNNELS

This hike has all my favorite things: abandoned tunnels, [sh]Arts, nature and lots of incredible history.        

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SHASTA CITY : SHASTA STATE HISTORIC PARK

On the road between Redding and the California Coast, sits a once-thriving and now picturesque gold rush ghost town nestled in the hills along the Trinity River. A century and a half ago, Shasta was the biggest city in the […]

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WOLF HOUSE RUINS

The haunting ruins of Jack London’s dream house in Sonoma, CA.        

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TOMALES BAY: SHIPWRECK AND OYSTER FARM

Photographing the abandoned Point Reyes shipwreck in Inverness , CA and eating way too many oysters at the Hog Island Oyster Farm across the bay in Marshall.              

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CENTRAL VALLEY DECAY

San Joaquin Valley Ruin Porn  

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ROCKHAVEN SANITARIUM

Rockhaven Sanitarium was established in 1923 as a “secluded sanctuary” to treat ailing women with dignity in a home-like setting. The sanitarium treated its last troubled soul in 2001. After a failed attempt to run the property as a senior […]

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LA COUNTY POOR FARM

Sitting abandoned since the 1980’s, the L.A. County Poor Farm, later known as Rancho Los Amigos in Downy, CA was a place of refuge for the destitute, the infirm, the addicted, and the elderly.    

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TUNNELS TO NOWHERE

Sitting above where the famous Bridge to Nowhere is located, this 5-mile round trip hike winds through two abandoned highway tunnels in the beautiful San Gabriel mountains.      

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CATHEDRAL CANYON RUINS

This small natural box canyon located just outside of Pahrump, NV was once filled with stained glass windows, Victorian style streetlamps, religious icons, a man made waterfall and replicas of the Golden Gate Bridge and Christ the Redeemer. Now, after […]

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