Abandoned Places of America (44 pics)

Posted in PICTURES       10 May 2010       84080       17

Troy Paiva travelled across the USA for over 2 years in a search for abandoned places. He makes gloomy but beautiful photos for the project Lost America.

 

A hotel in abandoned Byron Hot Springs Resort in California

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The Hand of Eldorado, California

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Boarded-up cafe at Cartago, a wide spot on isolated Highway 395, running down the eastern Sierras

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Route 666

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Chevrolet Camaro '69 at Antelope Valley Wreckers in Littlerock, California

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Mid-‘70s Oldsmobile Tornado

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Mid-‘60s Cadillac hearse in a Mojave Desert junkyard

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Abandoned dormitories at Castle Air Force Base in California

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Abandoned building in San Jose, California

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A building in Impossible City

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El Mirage airplane salvage

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A mutilated Delta 727 fuselage on its belly in the sand

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Fighter-bomber F-105 Thunderchief

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The Neon Museum, Las Vegas

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Abandoned building near Los Angeles

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Abandoned church in Bodie ghost city, California

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Abandoned bowling club

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Abandoned naval hospital known as Oak Knoll in Oakland, California

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A brutalized Datsun B210, behind the completely abandoned “town” of Coaldale, in west-central Nevada

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Hallicrafter Sky-Rider

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Abandoned bar and hotel in Nevada

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The Niles Canyon Railway, California

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The ghost of a Greyhound at the bus yard in Williams, California

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Abandoned store and gas station in Lockhart, California

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Built in the early 80s and abandoned since 2002, this complex is already undergoing demolition

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Abandoned building in California

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While it’s celebrating its 50th Anniversary as a wrecked and abandoned hulk, Frey’s nautically themed masterpiece certainly appears to be undergoing restoration

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Texaco Marine. By 2007 all the letters had been stolen

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A lake in the baked noplace between Palm Springs and the Mexican Border, the Salton Sea was created in 1904 by a massive irrigation accident. It is left an isolated, 380 square-mile inland sea, California’s largest lake

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Car carrier ship in drydock at the BAE shipyard in San Francisco, California

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A military town near abandoned George Air Force Base in California

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Abandoned House in San Francisco

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briere 10 year s ago
i wonder why they abandoned the building built in the early 80s?
       
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HDR HATER 10 year s ago
Cool pictures, but HDR are so over rated!
       
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asdfhsdhfh 10 year s ago
not HDR fool, most of them are long exposure photos on a tripod
       
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en.scene 10 year s ago
Most of the photos are Sublime n_smile , but the last house enough frightens me :/
       
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squerell02 10 year s ago
n_sad
       
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kryosis 10 year s ago
clapping
       
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major7 10 year s ago
what happened?
       
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Lewis 10 year s ago
If he wanted abandoned houses, he should go to Detroit.
       
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lol 10 year s ago
all in schwarzenegger's CALIFORNIA n_tongue
       
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Reavenant 10 year s ago
Isn't that tall concrete building from the very first pics a nuclear vault? Or at least air raid shelter??
       
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4down2 10 year s ago
36 36
       
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King 10 year s ago
You said you traveled across America but it really looks like you traveled across California and Nevada.
       
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Don-Kenny 10 year s ago
n_what
       
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SuperMilow 10 year s ago
eerie
       
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Oddbal 10 year s ago
California... Americas model city.
       
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colleb95 8 year s ago
Picture 4 you have Route 666. When the ground clearly states US 66. OOPS.
       
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hannah 7 year s ago
i think the route 666 was intentional : haunted ie. devil
       
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