The Lost America Blog

Hooves in the Attic

When I went inside the house to add the lighting, I saw that the kitchen floor was covered with skeletons.  Birds, mice, squirrels and other small mammals, drifts of them, too many to count.  Then I heard scuffling sounds above my head, an obviously large, predatory bird was up there thrashing around, pissed at me […]

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You Have Always Been Here, And You Will Always Be Here

Night, full moon.  No stack, a natural 15 minute exposure.  It was cold, so no noise. No lights, just sittin’ back, watchin’ it happen.

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Lemon Malaise

About 2/3s of a mid ’70s Pontiac Le Mans, on the junkyard back 40.

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Skull Valley

The remains of Teddy Bear’s Truckstop, in Skull Valley, Utah. The Big Nowhere, between the Salt Flats and SLC.  Shot in May 2002.  It was torn down a few years later.  Really happy to find this stray night shot of the place, mixed in with a box of daylight shots of it. I don’t even […]

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Orcabird

Killer whale-colored junkyard ’71 Thunderbird. Lit by the full moon and Protomachine flashlight.

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Homeric

Melting into the grass at my favorite junkyard, ’round midnight.  Green and cool white light from the Protomachine flashlight.

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Four Engined Nightmare

Boeing 747, flight engineer’s console.  Aviation Warehouse, winter 2014. Night, total darkness, Protomachines flashlight.

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Jetranger

Aviation Warehouse, winter, 2014.

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The Burlingame Drive In

Back in September 2001, less than a week before 9/11, I snuck into the Burlingame Drive in one last time . . . to take pictures, not see a movie. This was my hometown drive in. I saw movies here that changed my life: Mad Max, Monty Python’s Holy Grail, Sleeper, Soylent Green, Harold & […]

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First in the Phone Book

Nicely overgrown at the junkyard this spring.  Really thorny in there.

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