Forest Hospital

Nestled into the woods at the base of a mountain lies a decade-forgotten hospital. Closed in 2008 or 9, much is left behind in this former house of medicine. From offices filled with books to medical machinery and records to the boxes upon boxes full of x-rays going back to the early 1950s, there are …

Goffs- Ghost Town

Formerly a mining town and railroad stop, now slowly mummifying in the desert heat, Goffs stands forgotten in the Mojave wastes. When Route 66 was moved further south, traffic to and from Goffs trickled off and died out. A house, general store, some sheds, and the back of a semi filled with personal belongings are …

Zombie Hospital

This was our most…. dangerous expedition so far. We made three mistakes; we went at night, we split up our group, and we went over clearly unsafe areas. A member of our team split up to take a route over the roof that the rest of us were uncomfortable with and did not meet us …

Kursanatorium Wiedemann

Abandoned in 2005, now left to decay. While not yet torn down, security is employed. There are now fences around the property and 24hr guards. We were unable to get farther without detection and made the executive decision to scurry away when the guards approached.    

Zzyzx- Abandoned Health Spa in the Desert

This is one of my favorite spots in the western desert. Zzyzx was a strange sort of town and “health spa” built around the natural Soda Springs. It was founded and built by a complete quack and radio evangelist, Curtis Howe Springer. He seems to have been one of the get-rich-quick types, involved in many …