Bobbie’s Buckeye Bar is an abandoned brothel in Tonopah, Nevada. This remote town in the Nevada desert is the home of the Tonopah Test Range where the F-117 Stealth fighter was tested back in the 1980′s. The Pahrump Valley Times ran a short biography of the madam of this brothel back in 2005. A New York Times profile of Tonopah back in 1982 is also quite entertaining. My friend Troy Paiva photographed Bobbie’s brothel in 2004. I’ve visited Bobbie’s on a few photo trips through the Tonopah area to find it locked up tight.
Last month the door was open, so I took a look inside. The place was pretty cleaned out, and the roof is caving in. Take a look around the bar and the living room in the 360 tour below. Look for the white dots to view all 4 panoramas in the tour.
An owl rests under the full moon in the Car Forest
A new night photography gallery of the International Car Forest of the Last Church is available on my website. See giant school buses sticking nose first into the ground with long star trails behind them. Thanks to the artist Chad Sorg for creating this surreal, other-planetary space.
90-minutes under a full moon in the car forest — by Joe Reifer
A 90-minute exposure of the International Car Forest of the Last Church under a full moon. The car forest was created by artist Chad Sorg, and is located in Goldfield, Nevada. More night photography of the car forest soon.
Earlier this year, I posted a full moon virtual tour of an abandoned cement plant. This full moon 360 is from another area of the plant. Use the white dots to link between panoramas in the tour.