Ashe might seem like a sleepy, rural county on the west end of the state, but back in the early 80’s there was some big city style intrigue going on there. It’s a tale of dirty cops, drug running, motorcycle gangs, and mafia style hits that culminated in a flashy stuntman from Nashville being loweredContinue reading “The Ore Knob Mine Murders of Ashe County”
Couple updates over the last several days. A small write up on the disappearance of Ken Mohler. A mystery that I share a small connection to.The Plumber’s House is now live on the locations page. This is a place that was never on the original website.When I get some more free time, I have someContinue reading “Updates”
Poking around online for information on something I’m researching I came upon this interesting blog of retail stores and malls. It’s focused on the southeast, with several malls in NC covered. Signal Hill in Statesville is among them, and I hope to have my own info up about it in the near future. https://skycity2.blogspot.com
The story of the Alexander County Hospital is a fascinating one. While many hospitals are dreamed up by individual doctors or else corporations, the Taylorsville hospital was something different. And the best people to tell that story are the ones who lived it, the ones who made it. The residents of Alexander county: The hospitalContinue reading “Alexander County Hospital”
The old site is no more. Any old pages on the funkybuu server will now redirect here to the new site. I hope to leave them up for a while until the search engines can catch up with me. I know right now there are a lot of results from engines like Google hitting oldContinue reading “Redirect Finalized.”
The Money Place has been added back to the site today. With permission I’ve done some preliminary metal detector surveys on the property. I’ll likely be continuing that as free time and weather allows and will be adding any finds to a dedicated page.
Fairview House, the Burned House, and Dobbs Farm are back up.
The “Accountant’s House“, one of the locations from the old site is now back up. If I recall correctly, it was one of the first places I photographed after switching from my ancient Sony FD Mavica I used for most of Davis Hospital to a 35mm film camera.
Clear Cut Farm is now up on the locations page. These photos were not on the original site.
New locations added today include Dr Myer’s Office , China Grove Farm , and Lost Cemetery.