Bodie, a ghost town in the Wild West


Perfect and melancholy, “Town of Ghosts” is the time-lapse completely in B/W from photographer Colin Rich, one of the best time-lapse of 2012.

A subject never been represented in a time-lapse, enters our library in the most explosive way!

Fascinating, as the history of the ghost town of Bodie:

Bodie is a ghost town in the Bodie Hills east of the Sierra Nevada mountain range in Mono County, California, United States, about 75 miles (121 km) southeast of Lake Tahoe. It is located 12 mi (19 km) east-southeast of Bridgeport,[5] at an elevation of 8379 feet (2554 m).[1] As Bodie Historic District, the U.S. Department of the Interior recognizes it as a National Historic Landmark.
Despite the decline, Bodie had permanent residents through most of the 20th century, even after a fire ravaged much of the downtown business district in 1932. Today is a real ghost town of the Far West.
The climate of Bodie is characterized by hot summers and cold winters. Winters lead the temperature to collapse well below -18 °C
Il clima di Bodie è caratterizzato da estati calde e da inverni rigidi. Questi ultimi fanno collassare la temperatura anche ben al di sotto dei -18 °C
Today, Bodie is preserved in a state of arrested decay. Only a small part of the town survived. Visitors can walk the deserted streets of a town that once was a bustling area of activity. Interiors remain as they were left and stocked with goods. Bodie is open all year round, but the long road to get there is normally interrupted in winter due to heavy snowfall.

Source: Wikipedia


With a soundtrack of Johnny Cash, is a marvel to be enjoyed in HD.
To be seen and shared, don’t you think?

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