Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Man Who Owns His Own Ghost Town.

The Gravel Ghost

There is a place in the Nevada desert, far from the blazing lights of Las Vegas and the sprawling, traffic-clogged freeways and drama of Los Angeles that is peaceful.  Silent.  A place that time has forgotten, and where the remnants of history are scattered on the ground like an outdoor museum.

Cow. Copyright Merilee Mitchell-2

It’s a ghost town that is owned by two men.  The population is 8.

Mailboxes. Copyright Merilee Mitchell

A photographer friend of mine sent me a message during my last trip to Death Valley, telling me that I really should take a side trip to see this place.  So I veered off of my plans in Death Valley, packed up my car with water and my Nikon and headed out into the vast expanse of Nevada, in gale force winds, to find the ghost town.

Bent Grill. Copyright Merilee Mitchell

It’s down a long, lonely highway where the signs read “Open Range” and where I nearly ran into…

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A new development goes up on Abbey Road

Llandudno Pictures

Hafan Gogarth Development Abbey Road Llandudno

This is the site of the Hafan Gogarth development of apartments on Abbey Road, Llandudno. It’s shot up in the last week or so. I’m told by a former pupil that the site used to be occupied by the Loreto School’s tennis courts.

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