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THE IMPOSSIBLE RAILWAY: GOAT CANYON TRESTLE VIA CARRIZO GORGE

With its 17 tunnels and 14 major trestles, this historical railroad through the Carrizo Gorge in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park includes one of the largest woodpile trestle bridges in the world.

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STRAYNGER RANGER: TOP 10 POSTS OF 2018

Reviewing where we’ve been, where we’re going and counting down our top 10 most popular posts of the year.

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ABANDONED MOJAVE: THE RUINS OF BORON’S ONCE SECRET RESEARCH FACILITY

The abandoned rocket engine test site in Boron, CA that may have been used to conduct classified research for a high-altitude hydrogen fuel between 1956-1958.

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CALIFORNIA ALKALI COMPANY RUINS: CARTAGO, CA

In 1917, Cartago became the company town for the California Alkali Company, which refined soda ash and other saline minerals from the brines and salt deposits of Owens Lake.

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STRAYNGER RANGER: ONE YEAR, NO FEAR

What a long stRAyNGE trip it’s been. A look back at Straynger Ranger’s first year and what to expect in the future.

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TUNNELS TO NOWHERE HIKE: A STRAYNGER RANGER EVENT

It was the perfect day for our first ever group event at the Tunnels to Nowhere in the San Gabriel Mountains.  

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ABANDONED MOJAVE MILL: A PHOTO ESSAY

Exploring a former hard rock precious metals processing and extraction facility that’s slowly decaying in Mojave NP. ]

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PORT OF TILLAMOOK BAY ABANDONED RAILROAD HIKE: SALMONBERRY RIVER, OREGON

This 10 mile hike along an abandoned railroad travels through numerous tunnels, bridges, and lush riparian forests as it makes its way through the rugged and remote Salmonberry River Canyon in Oregon’s Tillamook State Forest.  

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COALDALE, NEVADA [ABANDONED]

This abandoned highway roadside ghost town in Esmeralda County, Nevada was built on coal and destroyed by gas.  

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GHOST CAMP[ING] IN THE MOJAVE DESERT: A PHOTO ESSAY

Camping in an old abandoned mining camp out in the Mojave Desert.

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