Northbound on Highway 5. An incredible display of these strange mountains. Not the soft mellow hills of Northern California, these hills are the forbidding ones of the drier, harsher climate.
This beautiful old brick building was the roundhouse at the Sparks train station.
Someone hung on here until the bitter end when they could no longer fight gravity. By piggybacking oil cans, the owner tried to keep the roof in place. In fact the entire backyard was filled with oil cans intended for … Continue reading
This appears to be the living room of the oil can house. The house sits off the 80 eastbound freeway and is surrounded by a stand of bamboo and a beautiful agave plant.
Near the railroad, this factory is intriguing at night. Big pencils, big cigarettes?
This factory is a gem at night. The lights and the color can be seen for miles.
This place looks like something from occupied East Berlin. Lots of graffiti, barbed wire and gang activity. Evidently it was the Oakland Train Station, we sure have come a long way from those days.
This is the only tree I have ever seen in this valley. It’s being utilized by the local predator.
A deserted farm with livestock pens, barns and several dwellings.
At one point it looks as if this barn was being held up, but gravity is winning.