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Tehachapi, California

Tehachapi Wind Farm

Thousands of turbines whir at at the origin of North American wind power.
Los Angeles, California

Space Shuttle Endeavour

The final resting place of a space program monolith.
San Bernardino County, California

Amboy Crater

This dormant volcanic crater has been converted from a roiling pit of magma to a pleasant hiking spot.
Ludlow, California

Ludlow

One of the ghostly stops along Route 66.
Amboy, California

Amboy Ghost Town

The ghost town that ended up on Ebay.
Newberry Springs, California

Rock-A-Hoola Waterpark

The "Fun Spot of The Desert" is now a haunting ruin acting as a reminder that putting a water park in a desert is a bad idea.
Thermal, California

Salton Sea

The ghostly remains of an accidental sea.
Bombay Beach, California

Bombay Beach

Version of the French Riviera destroyed by the sea.
Cabazon, California

Cabazon Dinosaurs

The "world's biggest dinosaur" now houses a creationist museum in its abdomen.
San Juan Capistrano, California

Mission San Juan Capistrano

Oldest building in California still in use.
Near Lake Arrowhead, California

SkyPark at Santa's Village

The first franchised theme park in the world became a ghost town and is now a beautifully restored village and adventure park.
Silverado, California

Black Star Canyon

The site of murders and Satanic cult gatherings.
Palos Verdes Estates, California

The Dominator Shipwreck

Remains of a Greek freighter trapped off of Rocky Point in 1961.
Rancho Palos Verdes, California

Point Vicente Lighthouse

A "haunted" landmark on the coast of Southern California.
Rancho Palos Verdes, California

Wayfarers Chapel

Swedenborgian glass church surrounded by redwoods and perched atop a massive landslide area.
Los Angeles, California

Sunken City

A jumble of foundations, streets, and streetcar tracks inhabit the cliff where a landslide occurred in 1929.
Los Angeles, California

Fort Macarthur Museum

An historic fort commemorating the United States' naval history.