Category Archives: ghost towns & road trips

two guns

The ruins of Two Guns, Arizona; a Route 66 roadside attraction built in 1924 by Henry “Two Gun” Miller and Earl Cundiff. Two Guns was a general store, gas station, zoo, curio shop, motel and camp. The two proprietors reportedly … Continue reading

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ghosts and snow flakes

Ironton, Colorado, on top of Red Mountain pass (elevation 11018 ft). The town was bustling with miners in the late 1800s/early 1900s, and apparently was inhabited by at least one elderly man until he passed away in the 1960s.

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flaming gorge, utah

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yellowstone

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lost in timber country

I am hunkered down in a corner table at Camp 18, out on The Sunset Highway near the coast, waiting for a veggie burger. The latest Boards of Canada CD was wrapping itself around my head a little too much … Continue reading

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s.w.g. continued/day two

There are some actions that can often be interpreted as an open invitation for communication. For instance, you can stand on a street corner for hours and nobody will talk to you, but if you stand there reading a map … Continue reading

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sitting with ghosts

I wish I could get up on some giant stage and sing a sad love song to everyone I know. But since this isn’t feasible for many reasons, namely the fact that I have a terrible singing voice, I decided … Continue reading

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ghost city (detroit part 2)

I’m not really sure why I have such a fascination with abandoned buildings. I know that they’re ultimately a negative thing, that they are a strain on a local economy and often an environmental catastrophe. An abandoned building is a … Continue reading

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detroit rock city

Today I find myself in Detroit Michigan, getting ready to show my films at Wayne State University. It is pretty amazing that I made it here- for the past week I have been in a severe mental fog and have … Continue reading

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looking for ghosts

A couple of days ago, me and my pal Bill Brown drove out to Eastern Oregon to search for ghost towns. Bill was in town for the PDX Fest showing his new film “The Other Side,” and once the fest … Continue reading

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