Continuing this week’s apparent obsession with pics of this derelict B-52’s empty engine pylons (and their relationship with Joshua Trees) for no apparent reason except because I loved being there to make ’em. Full moon for 3-minutes, with red, purple and lime from the Protomachine flashlight.
Fisheye close up of one of the empty B-52 engine-pylons (engine #2 of 8), the massive aircraft sits gutted and derelict on the edge of Rogers Dry Lake. Shot on a more recent visit, September 2016. Full moon, 3 colors of Protomachine flashlight from many directions, in 88-seconds.
Meanwhile, back in Baker . . . the Bun Boy restaurant and motel have been closed for 15+ years now, but their sign still towers over Interstate 15’s shoulder. The Blue Cut fire smoked the town out, even though it was over 100 miles away. 108° windy and smoky, pretty awful conditions, but still more fun […]
Here’s another before and after pairing at Halloran Springs, this time the new pump islands first installed (and shot) in 1993, and the second from August 2016, years after the site had been abandoned. The spring’s on a ridge with big vistas, looking 15 miles down the interstate to Baker and beyond.
The Halloran Springs Exit off of Interstate 15, on the run to Vegas. I almost cropped off the right side to 4×5, but thought the shoes hanging from the roof were a nice touch. August 2016, red, white and purple flashlight, with the available street and full moon light.