Unique abandoned buildings in Antimony and Junction, Utah serve as reminders of the frontiersmen and miners who ventured westward in the late 1800s in search of opportunity.
Along a desert highway in Southern Nevada lies Boulder City Pet Cemetery, an illegal graveyard with a murky past. There is some speculation that the Boulder City Pet Cemetery once served as a clandestine burial ground for victims of Mafia activity in Vegas.
Deep in the Black Canyon of rural Utah lies the abandoned Osiris Creamery and Granary, a towering remnant of the ghost town of Osiris.
The Boulder City Airport became an important transportation hub for tourists visiting Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Hoover Dam, Las Vegas, and the Grand Canyon. For a time, it was known as "the biggest airport in the West."
The abandoned Boulder City Hospital sat atop a hill overlooking Lake Mead. From its magnificent vantage point, the old structure kept vigil for more than 80 years, while the man-made lake rose and then slowly fell and the city around it quadrupled in size.
Nestled in the Sierra Pelona Mountains, about fifty miles north of Downtown Los Angeles, lies the old mining town of Acton, California.
Photos from the Inside the Haunted Canned Heat House in Topanga Canyon. The house belonged to Bob "The Bear" Hite of the blues rock band Canned Heat. The band practiced at the house often.
Originally settled by prospectors in the late 1800s, Searchlight, Nevada is now home to about 500 residents, a third of whom are retirees drawn to the peace and quiet of small-town life. Searchlight, Nevada.
Abandoned Zzyzx Mineral Springs and Health Spa. The site was quite a bi with a sixty-room hotel. Forgotten buildings all had nameplates from the Zzyzx era.
Until the collapse of the Soviet Union, Pyramiden had a population of over a thousand people. In the 1990-s of money in the upkeep of the village above the Arctic Circle, of course, was not. The last miners returned to the continent in March 1998.