Old Homestead

old homestaed© 2013 Michael Fiveson

I am calling this a homestead although it may have been a small town. Located in the middle of a large mountain valley there was nothing anywhere near it.  The tall part of the building to the far right has what could be a steeple on it. Or it might be a watch tower. These structures were a good distance from me and what you see was shot with a 75-300 zoom lens at full zoom, hand held.

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44 thoughts on “Old Homestead

  1. Oh, fantastic, just waiting for an explore!! Look good in moody monochrome with a bit of cropping, don’t you think? Was there mining in that area? questions, always questions… 🙂

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    • Stranger things have happened. I knew a guy in high school who went to Europe twice, years apart in 2 different countries and each time ran into the same friend he knew from back home who was there randomly. I also knew someone back then who was named Pete Moss, but that’s another story.

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  2. Great photo… I’m not sure whether it’s a spooky or sad place… or maybe it is a cover for an underground experimental station, or maybe aliens have created it as their earth base and that’s why the wire fence keeps people out…. or maybe its just a ruined farm…

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    • There you go, right back to Tombstone! Your book….wow. I’m a slow reader and will work my way thorough it all. Reading another as well. When I’m done with it, if not sooner, I’ll be compelled to email you.

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  3. Shots like these just make me wonder … what went on? I rode through Appomattox yesterday and because of the historical nature of the place, the who, when, where, and why are well documented. Yet, still I wondered about the individuals.
    Pretty impressive shot from such a distance!

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