Ghost Towns

Messages From Space :::::  2014  :::::  Rosamond, California

Cuyama Car Garden

Harold, Puh-leez!  :::::  1959 Cadillac Hearse

Aviation Warehouse

Exit Row  :::::  2009  :::::  Boeing 737 and 727 fuselage sections.

NASA Crows Landing

Twiki In Love :::::  NASA Crows Landing  :::::  Launch Control Trailer  :::::  March 2013

Published

Christine  :::::  Stephen King  :::::  2011 Edition  :::::  Hodder & Staughton, UK
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

Byron Hot Springs Resort

The Staircase  :::::  The once luxurious main vestibule has had much of its marble facing stripped off by scrappers and vandals.

Oak Knoll Naval Hospital

Morgue Drawers  :::::

Big M Auto Salvage

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

The Valley Junkyard

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

Lost Wheels

Coventry Firewall  :::::  2010  :::::  Series 1 Jaguar XKE  :::::  Jaguar Heaven, Stockton, California

Faded Signs

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

Presidio Pet Cemetery

Quentin The Evenrude Cat :::::

Paul’s Junkyard

Every Mile Magnificent  :::::  Greyhound Scenicruiser

Crestview Bowl

The Columbia 300

The Salton Sea

Salton Sea Trailer  :::::  1992  :::::  Salton Sea Beach.

Pearsonville 2010

The Lap of Luxury  :::::  1973 Cadillac Coupe de Ville
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Boneyard is Released Today!

If you pre-ordered, it should be shipping today. If not, now is the time to pick up your copy at amazon or your other favored booksellers. I have not received my copies yet. Once I do, I will be selling signed copies online via PayPal or Venmo. More on that when it happens. In the […]

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Ty Cobb’s Ghost

The second prop Imperial for the movie Cobb, in that hard to get to corner of Paul’s. This was the last shot before taking a nasty fall onto my shoulder a few days ago (getting better thanks, but it’s still not right in there, MRI tomorrow). Yeah, I landed right on those girders, while setting […]

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Orbital Decay 18

Seeing’s how CNN posted this previously unseen image from the book (yeah I said it was OK), there’s no reason to save it anymore. Yeah, there still are a number of never shown images in the book. Fuselage segment at Aviation Warehouse. 112-seconds, set up so that the full moon would just start to pop […]

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CNN Article About Boneyard

Exciting news! Click on THAT: https://www.cnn.com/style/article/plane-graveyards-troy-paiva/index.html Now available for pre-order on Amazon too:https://www.amazon.com/Boneyard

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The Kinky Antenna

Low and wide with a 1958 DeSoto at Big M. I shot it mainly for that antenna and yeah, I put the air cleaner there to hold the trunk lid down. Night, warm white, and a tiny bit of bounced red Protomachines flashlight, in 138-seconds, before the moonrise.

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The Imperial Swoop

Up close with a mossy Imperial, in the shade at the Big M. Purple, green and white from the Protomachines flashlight, in 51 seconds.

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Farm on the Freeway

Veranda of an abandoned farm in the Mojave near Newberry Springs. Shot during that one Spring week when the valley turns green. 3:03 of full moon with a little blue from the Protomachines flashlight.

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KC’s Masterpiece

Datsun B-210, rescued from certain death, by KC, another visitor hanging out at Big M Auto Salvage. Quizzical looks all around when I asked him to stay after dark so I could shoot this car, even tho I was surrounded by hundreds of rare 50s and 60s cars to shoot. It’s been a long time […]

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The Valiant Terrarium

While the rest of the weeds at Big M have been scorched away after the first really hot days of the season, a windshield left in front of this 1960 Valiant has created a lush little eco-system, a fragile green world, under the dome. Green, white, blue and red from the Protomachines flashlight, laid down […]

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FutuRustic

This mysterious star shaped window on the abandoned Herlong Junction gas station was like a magnet for me. Decrepit, yet sci fi. Total darkness, white outside, red in.

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