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Grandmaster with a difference
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Memories of the Past

Bodie is classic American western story. Established in the late 1800s during the gold rush in California. It prospered and grew until slowly the people of the town left until the 1940s when it was abandoned as the mining stopped. Now it is genuine western ghost town. Converted into a state park, the town is left to its arrested decay. The town like this derelict building is one truly American icon.

TAGS: California, Cowboy, Decay, Desert, Summer, United States, Western

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
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© Nathaniel Gonzales.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2014
Total Views: 60
Filed Under: The American Experience
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 16, 2014, 6:19 a.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 70D
Focal Length: 24mm
Shutter Speed: 1/200
Aperture: f13
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PHOTO LOCATION Sanger, California, United States of America