Bodie is an original mining town from the late 1800’s. What’s left today stands in a state of “arrested decay” and is maintained by the California State Parks System, who took over the town in 1962 to make it a State Historic Park. from:


I visited Bodie recently and was incredibly inspired by the wallpapers and peeling textures of this abandoned town. In every un-touched building there are walls left to decay as they are with water stains, sun fading and glue peeling…beautiful.