street sign in the wild west

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street sign in the wild west street sign in the wild west

Spotted this "1 ST NW" street sign in Darwin, an interesting "Ghost Town" in the desert, near Death Valley (Califoirnia)

It seems to be a local tradition to attach teakettles to road signs in this area.­

There are still about 45 people living in this old mining town, including a couple of colorful French nationals.­

Darwin is a ghost town that is still inhabited by a few artists and people who enjoy solitude in this remote desert community which is probably the last place in the US with only 28.­8K internet access via modem!

For more information about Darwin, read en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Darwin,_­California.

This photo was processed in True Tone HDR (TTHDR) from a single RAW exposure.­

319-333 2nd Ave, Darwin, CA 93522, USA