Mislead inspiration...

March 05, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Saturday was a day that did not go anywhere that was intended at the start of the trip. We heard several times about this town called Sims here in North Dakota with a really cool church still in use. We started out of the Mandan area and found a county road called Lyon Rd and followed it through some severe nothingness to what we call a farm road h...
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Drone self-training...

March 02, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
So, the weather seems to be nice for the moment and I have to get used to flying the drone before I really have to know how to fly it (big summer trip for example). Having said that I took the opportunity to get out to the small ghost town of Arena to give my freestyle flying ability a test run so to speak. Once I have a feeling that I am getting p...
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Cathay loop...

February 19, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
This weekend we heard of a town with some good character between the Fessenden and Carrington areas. So, we took the time to go up there and see what we could find even though it was winter and most of the scenery needs a summer feel to it but we went for curiosity sake anyway. Along the way we found an interesting state historical site called the...
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Balfour trip...

February 10, 2018  •  2 Comments
Today we finally got back out there and looked for a good "ghost town" to shoot some photos of. I heard, somewhere in my distorted head of mine, "RETRACTOR!" That gave me an idea... off to Balfour, North Dakota we go. The town of Balfour has a few people left living there but is very much falling apart. For us that peaks our interest from a photogr...
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Exploring Merricourt to Forbes...

November 11, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
This weekend we decided to try driving to a couple more ghost towns listed for North Dakota. This drive would include the areas between the towns of Merricourt and Forbes. Though we found that they were not true ghost towns but growing towards that distinction instead. We got some good elevator shots, some good abandoned buildings like a bank and a...
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