Monthly Archives: May 2008

truck inn

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the unstoppable red baron

as ‘relaxing’ as ghost town hunting sounds, it really can be stressful. for one thing, most ghost towns aren’t really ghost towns, but 98% ghost town and 2% home for eccentrics, outlaws, meth heads, and crazy old men who want … Continue reading

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the amargosa opera house

For years I’d been hearing about a crazy little opera house out in Death Valley. Friends at the Center for Land Use Interpretation or other nomadic road-trip-loving pals several times over told me about an eccentric old lady named Marta … Continue reading

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mystery abandoned roadside attraction

On Highway 97 in Oregon, about mid-way between Chemult and Klamath Falls, lies a mysterious abandoned roadside attraction that has been taken over by a truck accessories store. Hub City Chrome, an incredibly specialized store that deals in big rig … Continue reading

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making blue better

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beautiful mountain lake

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