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We had to pay 5$. Then we could explore everywhere. He was quite good.
This is an artist that uses anything in sight.
My favorite was the big home at the center. He used stones, bricks, wooden poles and way more. We couldn’t enter in...More
A good place to stop and see this amazing place. Spend as long as you want, but please do not enter off the fenced off areas. The State of Nevada has recently gotten involved to protect the site.
Very interesting on what has be achieved...More
Kitsch at its best. A genius of creativity, clearly... With maybe some Peyote thrown in? Absolutely a reflection of the 60-70's. Like Haight on Steroids. The gentleman was truly gifted. Definitely beat to his own drummer. I'm sure Thunder Mountain was a large contribution to...More
Strange and interesting for several reasons:
1) There was a man behind this collection of junk-into-art. What was his mindset?
2) His son is preserving it as best he can. (I've heard that the man's children were taken away by Child Protective Services.)
the term klatchkey came to mind as we walked the site. and looked over many things. if nothing else it was a 1960,70,s dream that never came to futrition.
lots of beer bottle and concrete construction. well done before code inforcement type were around
As with all art work, everyone has a different view. It did nothing for me and looked like a pile of junk. It breaks up a long journey and is by the road, but spent less than 5 minutes looking at it. I like seeing...More
Please don't drive I-80 through Nevada without stopping to explore this place. It's one of those oddities that road trips are made for. It's right off the highway, near Imlay. There are multiple structures built from junk, and a few tables with shade for a...More
...to quote Alice. This is a strange place, that is made even stranger by the unsubstantiated claim that it is a Native American historical site. Having sped past the area - on the south side of I-80, in the middle of Nevada's Nowhere - Wwe...More