It's old and I'm pretty sure not accepting new burials. But Virginia City is mostly a tourist city now and the cemetery is crawling with visitors. Someone is keeping up the cemetery. On a later visit I saw that there was a new entrance and new trees -- I think this tree, as photogenic as it is, was cut down.
Thank you. You have some good work too.
Beautiful is interesting photo, congratulations:From Brazil -Jundiaí sp
Thanks, Luciano. I liked seeing your photos too.
Ese árbol es el complemento perfecto para la foto. Me parece estupenda.
Gracias! I remember taking this same photo twice, once as a boy and this one when I returned as an adult. I'm sorry to say, though, that I discovered on a later visit that the tree is no longer there.
Thanks, Paul13. This has always been one of my favorites.
It’s incredible how different shapes can nature create
And in this case, I'd say that that the human setting has made nature's shapes a little eerie.
i like this foto. Really interesting and great work.
greetings from hamburg, germany
A very amazing photo beautiful photo and very nice composition and very nice place, I like it. Thanks.
Greetings form India.
"interesting graveyard. is it abandoned?"
Tell me this: How does a cemetery become abandoned?
Greetings JBTHEMILKER. Thanks for inviting me to your group.
This graveyard is not abandoned as far as I know, nor is Virginia City a true ghost town. I don't know the precise definition of "ghost town" and I think it is considered to be that informally. The city's heydey was in the mid-1800s. When the silver ran out the population shrank, leaving behind I lot of empty buildings. As I remember there was still mining into the 1950s, even small scale mining through today, and the population never went to zero. I don't know if there ever was a time when this or nearby cemeteries were completely uncared for -- "abandoned." On a visit subsequent to my taking this photo I saw that the tree is this photo was gone and that a person or group had put in some new trees or shrubs and a new entrance gate. The cemetery is getting some care, even though I think that makes it less interesting photographically.
Great shot beautifull composition good colours,
Reminds me to old cowboy films i used to see in the '60s
greetings from The Netherlands
Welcome in the group Death. Hope you stay here for a long time.
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Photo taken in Storey County, NV, USA
Misplaced? Suggest new location