Making memorable images



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The blocked entrance to a formerly functional mine in the heart of Death Valley, CA, USA.

A beautiful place to live

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If the buildings in this camp were still intact, it would be a spectacular place to live. The view alone would be worth it.


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The love of blue sky and open spaces, the thrill of the mountains, and the promise of relative wealth from gold drew people like a magnet to the old west. In addition, this prospector’s home clearly retains the feeling of modest comfort and the owner’s love of the land.

Inside – the doors

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Pete would be very disappointed to see how his home has fallen into disrepair. He would probably be most dismayed at how little respect people have for preserving the things that were important to his life in Death Valley.


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This is Pete’s place, a mining camp out in the middle of Death Valley, California, USA. It doesn’t look like much now, but I think Pete loved living out where life was solitary and uncomplicated. Tomorrow we will go inside.

Mining camp

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The remains of a mining camp in Death Valley, California, USA. There are so many things to appreciate about this unique and beautiful place.

A pleasing shape

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The Buick had a pleasing, aerodynamic shape for back in the day. I don’t understand why people think it’s “funny” to ruin things with bullet holes.