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Don’t Fence Me In (1994)

The fence in the foreground once enclosed a garden of hops, supposedly the only green spot in the town of Bodie. Although the official visitor guide booklet claims that hops were the only plants that could grow in the cold windy climate, the weeds seen here in and around the garden grow throughout the ghost town. But why should reality diminish the Romance of the Old West?

In the background is a house that belonged to the owner of one of the town’s 65 saloons.


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