Three Friends

This picture is from a recent DMU meetup. 7 photographers fulfilled for a evening of lighpainting and exploration, which include Thomas Hawk, RumNose, Plug1, DLH65, Ivan M and funkandjazz.

All the pictures from the evening are below.

From wikipedia:
Byron, California is also residence to the to some degree nicely-acknowledged and historical Byron Warm Springs, a now-abandoned resort which was a retreat that attracted quite a few film stars and famous athletes in the early 1900s. The to start with resort was designed in 1889 and was a a few-story wooden developing, with a handful of cottages scattered nearby, as nicely as a laundry, fuel plant and ice plant, all of which have been wrecked by hearth on July 25, 1901. A 2nd resort, also a few stories, but designed of stucco was made 1901-1902, but it burned on July 18, 1912. The third and remaining resort, a 4-story brick construction was designed in 1913 and nevertheless stands.

In 1938 the resort closed, thanks to a series of lawsuits, most likely introduced about by the Terrific Melancholy, but was leased by the authorities in 1941 and became a army interrogation camp housing the two German and Japanese prisoners of war, acknowledged as Camp Tracy, right until 1945, when orders have been despatched to dismantle it.

In 1947 the Byron Warm Springs home was place up for sale and obtained by the Greek Orthodox Church for a sum of $105,000. It served as the Monastery St. Paul for various yrs. It then altered palms various situations the two as a resort, nation club and non-public home. It is at this time privately owned by a developer who hopes to start off restoring the resort in early 2009, but the home is now in a point out of disrepair.[3] Strategies for the restoration of Byron Warm Springs are outlined at In 2005, a Victorian-era carriage dwelling on the home was burned to the ground. The resort by itself sustained some hearth damage, but nevertheless stands.

Posted by Jeremy Brooks on 2009-09-28 04:49:58

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