Johnson 2017 Western Trip travel blog

Reflections in the marsh south of Bridgeport

Sheepherder with his dogs on the way to Bodie

One of two large herds of sheep on way to Bodie

Bodie lasted from 1860 to 1941 - now a ghost town

The church at Bodie

Abandoned vehicles when gold mining stopped by presidential order during WWII

Standard Mining stamping mill

More abandoned vehicles

The hills and mountains around Bodie


Drove to Bodie this afternoon - a mining ghost town up in the hills. In the 1870s, it was a town of 12,000. Amazed at how many of the buildings remain!

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