Posts Tagged ‘ghost town’

During May travels I was glad to see the town of Independence still there and that efforts had been made to preserve some of its structures. I had visited a couple of times years ago and now better equipped with camera gear, I was thrilled to find subjects I wanted to shoot. Independence sprang up […]


A recent visit to an old mining ghost town gave me the opportunity to add to my Windows & Doors Gallery! I’ve written about the symbolic meaning of windows and doors before. Windows and doors belonging to old, weathered buildings act as portals to the past. For me, they offer a lot for the imagination […]


After going to a waterfall near Telluride one day not too long ago, we decided to explore another road I had been curious about. Up and around on a narrow dirt road we climbed, one switch-back after another. I avoided looking down at the cliff right below my passenger door and at the same time […]


Remnants from the old mining days can be found throughout the San Juan Mountains in places like Telluride, Ouray and Silverton. On a recent trip to nearby Ouray I explored a ghost town that was made up of several falling down cabin structures, an old church, what looked like a schoolhouse and another building that […]