Looking down on downtown Bodie, or what's left of it
Taken from the small hill right near the main parking lot for the park.
Remnants of an old mining elevator
In Bodie, CA
Union and Main, Bodie, CA
Most of the buildings have burned or fallen down since this town's heyday in the late 1800's. But I love how this perspective creates an image in my mind of what it once was.
Main Street, Bodie, California
This is all that's left of Bodie Bank after a fire destroyed it in 1932. Despite Bodie's rowdy reputation, this bank was never robbed.
Looking down on the junction of Green Street and Main Street in Bodie, CA
This was once the main downtown area of Bodie, CA. What you see here is all that is left standing today. Such a cool place to take a step back in time.
Looking out on what was once downtown Bodie, CA
The school house and the rest of downtown Bodie, CA
What's left standing along Main Street in Bodie, CA
Once a bustling mining town of 8k-10k people during it's boom period is now nothing but an old ghost town. The hotel and saloon in this picture used to be quite the place to tie one on during the late 1800's.
Deschambeau Hotel and Post Office next to the I.O.O.F. Hall
In Bodie, CA
One of the many old buildings still intact in Bodie, CA
Walking through the old streets of Bodie was such an interesting experience. Many buildings like this one are preserved and looking in the window is like looking back in time.
Old truck and a gas station in Bodie, CA
The Methodist Church in Bodie, CA
A stormy summer day at the 3rd Big Pine Lake
Located in the John Muir Wilderness
Jeff and Ryan soaking up sunset at the 2nd Big Pine Lake