A Night on Highway 58

Into the Storm  :::::  Drivers stream west,  deep into the night.
Underground Castle  :::::  The partially underground, barracks at Castle AFB, where air crews lived on 2 week shifts.

The Chronicle

The Ink Mist Vortex  :::::  San Francisco Chronicle Printing Plant

Big M Auto Salvage

The Pioneering Spirit  :::::  1961 Dodge Dart Pioneer

Faded Signs

Space Truckin'  :::::  2011  :::::  Fernley, Nevada
Air India  :::::  2003  :::::  A first generation 747 in the middle of the recycling process.

The Valley Junkyard

Spargazer  :::::  Late-'50s Ford

Eagle Field- Aircraft

Spirit of the San Joaquin  :::::  Lockheed Harpoon

Ghost Towns

Messages From Space :::::  2014  :::::  Rosamond, California
The Gate Today Was Three  :::::

Portraits

The Gassy Hitman

Pearsonville 2009

Monte Carlo Moonrise  :::::  1972 Chevy Monte Carlo

Crestview Bowl

The Columbia 300

Oak Knoll Naval Hospital

Morgue Drawers  :::::

Presidio Pet Cemetery

Quentin The Evenrude Cat :::::

NASA Crows Landing

Twiki In Love :::::  NASA Crows Landing  :::::  Launch Control Trailer  :::::  March 2013
13 Miles Per Hour

13 Miles Per Hour

1961 DeSoto at the junkyard.  Another of my favorite dashboards, the speedometer (needle stuck on 13) is translucent. I backlit it from outside the car to give it this nice glow (and it also picked up the cracked glass).  Warm white straight down and green from the passenger side of the car.  The carpeted dash […]

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Plucked

Plucked

Dry-shaved-with-an-old-blade-looking, plastic-nosed, late-’70s Firebird, thru the fisheye. Night, with full moon and flashlight, in 50 seconds.

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Broken Wingtip

Broken Wingtip

Mid-’60s Jet-style Thunderbird at Big M salvage yard. Moonlight on the hood and white flashlight bounced into the grille to get some snap on the logo. 4-minute exposure.

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Frost Opera

Frost Opera

  The biggest, fattest, longest, late-’70s junkyard Lincoln Continental you’ve ever seen. Night, full moon outside and blue and red flashlight bounced around inside.

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Fantastic Voyage

Fantastic Voyage

Basket case 1970 Ford Torino GT.  I loved the elongated hexagons, so retro-futuristic.  Night, blue, green, red and white flashlight in 50 seconds, in the total darkness before the moonrise.

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Hairy Knuckles

Hairy Knuckles

Up close and personal with the fisheye on the 1922 Seagrave hook and ladder firetruck, still melting into the infield on the abandoned Pearsonville racetrack. It’s been heavily vandalized and parted out over the last 5 or 10 years. 51-second exposure, short enough to freeze the stars and darken the distracting background, long enough to […]

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Blue Running Lights

Blue Running Lights

The Waterhole, a closed and abandoned roadhouse, north of Mina, Nevada.  Night, full moon with natural flashlight.

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La Curva Granada

La Curva Granada

Mid-Malaise fisheyed Ford at Pearsonville. Night, 3-minutes. Red, white and blue flashlight with full moon.

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The Big Eat

The Big Eat

Halloran Springs, California. Night, full moon with flashlight.

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Safe From Attack

Air Force Radar Base

I’ve made a new gallery of work from my night at the abandoned Air Force radar base on top of a remote mountain in Nevada. You know, the place with the bunker and radome I posted earlier this year.  Here’s a few more images from that night you haven’t seen before (and one you have, […]

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