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UNDERGROUND 2018: A PHOTO ESSAY

Traveling back to the outskirts of Tecopa, CA to spend my third year exploring the Shoshone Mines at Underground 2018.

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GHOST MINE: EASTERN SIERRA NEVADA

Sitting at an elevation of 8000 feet in the Eastern Sierra Nevada, this ghost mine operated from 1909 to 1938.

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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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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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SOYLENT ANNOYMENT

When the CEO from LA based meal-replacement startup Soylent, decided to plop a red shipping container on top of a Northeast LA hilltop that’s cherished for its open space, not everyone was welcoming.

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DOWN AND OUT IN YERINGTON, NV

After getting cop block’d while exploring the abandoned Sage Crest Drive-In in Yerington, I headed over to the former mining town of Weed Heights to check out the recently designated Superfund site of the massive Anaconda Copper Mine.

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ARNE’S ROYAL HAWAIIAN MOTEL: ABANDONED

Opened in 1957 in Baker, CA, Arne’s Royal Hawaiian Motel had a great run until economic hardship following the Great Recession finally closed it down for good in 2009.

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ABANDONED HOUSE SUNRISE: ROSAMOND, CA

Watching the sun come up from an abandoned house out in the Mojave Desert might not be everyone’s idea of a good time but I’m not like everyone else.

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