Ghost Towns

Messages From Space :::::  2014  :::::  Rosamond, California
X'd Forecastle  :::::

Byron Hot Springs Resort

The Staircase  :::::  The once luxurious main vestibule has had much of its marble facing stripped off by scrappers and vandals.
Underground Castle  :::::  The partially underground, barracks at Castle AFB, where air crews lived on 2 week shifts.

Published

Christine  :::::  Stephen King  :::::  2011 Edition  :::::  Hodder & Staughton, UK
The Gate Today Was Three  :::::

A Night on Highway 58

Into the Storm  :::::  Drivers stream west,  deep into the night.

Portraits

The Gassy Hitman

Air Force Radar Base

Moonbase

Pearsonville 2008

Floating Headlights  :::::  1963 Chrysler Imperial

The Valley Junkyard

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

Oak Knoll Naval Hospital

Morgue Drawers  :::::

Faded Signs

Space Truckin'  :::::  2011  :::::  Fernley, Nevada

Boneyard: the e-book

on.ipad.on.wing

Big M Auto Salvage

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

Paul’s Junkyard

Every Mile Magnificent  :::::  Greyhound Scenicruiser

Eagle Field- Aircraft

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

The Chronicle

The Ink Mist Vortex  :::::  San Francisco Chronicle Printing Plant
Leaves on Mercury

Leaves on Mercury

’57 Merc, at Big M Salvage.  Night, deep shade, total darkness, with Protomachines flashlight.

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The International

The International

On the outskirts of Yermo, California.  The restaurant burned down nine years ago leaving only the sign, but it’s gone now too.  Shot August 2015.  4-minutes, with full moon, flashlight and sodium vapor lights.  

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This Door to Remain

This Door to Remain

Sometimes half a sentence means more than a full one.  Abandoned motel, Nevada.  Total darkness with colored flashlight in 64-seconds.

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Bustleback  :::::  1966 Cadillac Hearse  :::::  February 2015

Hearse for the Holidays

1966 Cad in the junkyard in Fresno. Night, full moon, long-exposures, lit with colored flashlight.      

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Plymouth from the Black Lagoon

Plymouth from the Black Lagoon

1959 Plymouth Suburban Custom, a rotting station wagon, slathered with colored flashlight, in total darkness. At Big M Auto Salvage.

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Plum Stormy
Backed into a Thicket

Backed into a Thicket

Looking through the passenger lounge of a dank and rotting early-’60s Pontiac ambulance conversion, melting into the woods. Night, LED flashlight and some local sodium vapor, in 76-seconds.

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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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