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A Horse With No Mane in a 1918 Essex
Baker, Nevada

Permanent Wave Society

A whimsical, punny collection of "fence art" outside the tiny mountain town of Baker, Nevada.
39.0144, -114.1443
Baker, Nevada

The Bristlecone Pines of the Great Basin

The longest living non-clonal organisms on Earth.
39.0058, -114.2181
Path to the six charcoal ovens
White Pine County, Nevada

Ward Charcoal Ovens State Historic Park

These huge stone ovens in the desert fueled the Nevada silver boom, and may have also been a hideout for outlaws.
39.0370, -114.8473
Eureka County Courthouse
Eureka, Nevada

Eureka County Courthouse

The current Eureka County Courthouse replaced an all-wooden structure that had previously been an ice-skating rink.
39.5123, -115.9611
The Loneliest Road in America
Austin, Nevada

U.S. Route 50

Officially named the "Loneliest Road in America" this barren stretch of Nevada road offers almost nothing but sky and open fields.
39.4671, -117.0021
Stokes Castle outside Austin, Nevada
Austin, Nevada

Stokes Castle

This railroad magnate's 19th century tower is more than a little bit out of place in the Nevada desert.
39.4933, -117.0797
Churchill, Nevada

The Shoe Tree of Middlegate

A tree bears footwear on the loneliest road in America.
39.2943, -117.9867
The Middlegate Station roadhouse in Nevada has existed since the Pony Express era
Fallon, Nevada

Middlegate Station

This Old West eatery along America's Loneliest Road was originally a stop on the Pony Express.
39.2872, -118.0270
Fallon, Nevada

Sand Mountain

Singing sand that stands as the final remains of an ancient lake.
Sponsored by TravelNevada
Entrance to the National Bowling Stadium, with its 80-foot bowling ball sculpture
Reno, Nevada

National Bowling Stadium

Bill Murray bowled three straight strikes here at Reno's "Taj Mahal of Tenpins."
39.5295, -119.8121
Litchfield, California

Secret - Abandoned Brothel

Secret Manor, a house full of legends, the least of which is the haunting of long-deceased ladies of pleasure.
40.5838, -120.2502
The columns looking out over the Venetian Lagoon.
Venice, Italy

St. Mark's Lost Third Column

Two stone columns flank the grand Venice square, but there were supposed to be three.
45.4330, 12.3388
Size perspective
Winslow, Arizona

Meteor Crater

This 4,000-ft. in diameter hole claims to be "the most well known, best preserved meteorite crater on Earth."
35.0281, -111.0232
A view of the Biosphere's million-gallon "ocean"
Oracle, Arizona

Biosphere 2

A reproduction of earth's many biomes.
32.5798, -110.8507
Tombstone, Arizona

The Bird Cage Theater

An old saloon in the West filled with history, and according to some, a few dozen ghosts.
31.7120, -110.0652
Stairs, tilework
Bisbee, Arizona

Bisbee Stairs

Stairs often replace streets on the steep slopes of this old mining town.
31.4428, -109.9207
Bisbee, Arizona

Erie Street, Historic Lowell

A living snapshot of a different America from another time.
31.4307, -109.8946
Casa Grande, Arizona

The Domes

An abandoned facility that has become a place of ritualistic satanic worship, or so rumor has it.
32.8128, -111.7733
Green Valley, Arizona

Titan Missile Museum

America's only nuclear missile silo open to the public.
31.9029, -110.9988
I-19, America's Only Metric Interstate
Green Valley, Arizona

I-19, America's Only Metric Interstate

After a short-lived attempt to bring America in line with the rest of the world, this road was left in metric.
31.7738, -111.0315
Abandoned Longhorn Grill
Amado, Arizona

Abandoned Longhorn Grill

This giant steer-skull edifice might be abandoned, but it refuses to die.
31.7280, -111.0609
(Flickr/Courtarro)
Page, Arizona

Horseshoe Bend

Dramatic river bend surrounds a natural red-rocked pedestal.
36.8781, -111.5116
Mayer, Arizona

Arcosanti

An urban laboratory.
34.3431, -112.1007
“You Who Are Getting Obliterated in the Dancing Swarm of Fireflies” at the Phoenix Art Museum.
Phoenix, Arizona

'Fireflies' The Yayoi Kusama Infinity Room

The official name “You Who Are Getting Obliterated in the Dancing Swarm of Fireflies” says it all.
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