Some great sheds taken by photomato at Bodie State Historic Park located in eastern California near Mono Lake, east of Yosemite National Park.
Bodie has been deserted in the 1930ies and has become a state historical park in 1962. It is left in a state of “arrested decay”. This means everything is being preserved as it is today while there will be no repairs.
Bodie was named after W.S. Body who discovered gold in the area that fuled the gold rush which made Bodie grow to a population of about 10,000 people very fast. Bodie was a very rough town. It is said that about 1 killing per day happened here.
Bodie is a real ghost town. Nothing here is fake and nothing is being prepared or patched up for the sake of tourists.