Saturday, June 14, 2014

Land slide

In the 1930s, part of Jerome, Arizona, started sliding down hill.  The mining underground had made the surface unstable.
The jail was one of the buildings caught up in the slide.
It went downhill about 225 feet.  It still sits there today--a strange, partial building in a the middle of a parking area.
Maybe it's not original, but there's still a bunk in one of the cells.
A few other buildings, like the post office, also slid down hill.
Some of them left behind a facade of very different era.
It's almost like the Roman Forum...


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