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I decided to take a little hike this afternoon at the now abandoned San Francisquito canyon road path (Ca.) which is also the site of the remaining rubble and ruins of the historical Saint Francis Dam disaster of 1928. Upon venturing off the course of the 1/2 mile or so ruined road path to where a stream of water was, I came across this large chunk of concrete rubble with some extra long rebar exposed and twisting in all kinds of chaotic craziness. For some reason, I was reminded of the 1980’s John Carpenter version of THE THING upon seeing all the long freakishly twisted metal.


More remnants from the failed utopian commune known as Llano Del Rio. These 2 walls look much like a fortress or castle once stood here.


The most noticeable remains (as seen from California hwy138) of the failed socialist utopian commune of the early 1900’s known as Llano Del Rio.




On the road of Sierra Highway California, stands a lone tree on the side of the road which has been branded forever with a most unusual appearance after having been struck by lightning some years ago. Many believe it was an act of the heavens and believe it has been created in the form of the virgin Mary. Several religious followers now adorn the particular tree with relics, flowers, accessories, and offerings, and regularly come to pray and worship at the site.