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UER Forum > US: Pacific Southwest > THRIVE (Viewed 531 times)
bonnie&clyde 


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THRIVE
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Built in the 1930s, this sprawling property spans over 100 wooded acres.





The majestic face of this hospital was a beacon of hope to the ill and injured for many years.






Sadly, it did not escape the fate that several hospitals built around the same time succumbed to.
Deemed seismically unfit, it was slated for closure a few years ago.







When the last of the patients had been moved it was one woman's task to make the closing announcement over the hospital's intercom.
She had been born there 30 years prior.
She made her announcement, turned out the lights and the old hospital sighed after 80 years of service.











The county took possession of the property and is now desperate to unload the sizeable chunk of land that costs over a half million a year to maintain in it's current condition.
(Running electricity, gushing water pipes and security probably the biggest factors in that figure).






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The graveyard next door, overgrown and choked with poison oak, has graves dated back from the mid 1800s to the early 60s




All pics taken with cell phone


















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Re: THRIVE
< Reply # 1 on 12/5/2017 2:50 PM >
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Thank you for the backstory and old photographs I'm a fan.
The tree room is my favorite.




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< Reply # 2 on 12/5/2017 4:36 PM >
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Dude, I need to get out more...




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< Reply # 3 on 12/5/2017 7:17 PM >
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This is a "must do". It might be your best explore this year. Thanks, B&C.




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< Reply # 4 on 12/5/2017 8:08 PM >
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This place looks like a blast! Good variety in photographed areas.




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< Reply # 5 on 12/5/2017 8:49 PM >
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Looks like a fun explore! Thanks for sharing.




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< Reply # 6 on 12/6/2017 2:41 AM >
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Awesome!!!




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< Reply # 7 on 12/7/2017 8:10 PM >
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Absolutely fantastic location and great post with the historical photos too!




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< Reply # 8 on 12/7/2017 8:28 PM >
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WOW!! That place is absolutely awesome and huge! I would love to go there and explore it with a couple of friends of mine. Really like the photos too, along with the history of the building. Posts like these are always so interesting and cool.




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< Reply # 9 on 12/8/2017 11:02 AM >
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Nice pix, thanks




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My bro and my friend and I recently made a night trip to this location and it was awesome. The active electricity and flickering lighting made things feel much more eerie; There was also an alarm that was going off the entire time we were there. One or two other people were at the facility while we were exploring, we never came into contact with them but we heard them on the second floor. They actually stayed in the same area the entire time... maybe they're scrappers looting some copper or something?

I feel fortunate being able to see this place before it got any more vandalized than it currently is. There is already quite a bit of graffiti.

All of these were taken on my old crappy iphone









This is a video of the alarm going off



Overall I had a great experience spending some quality time with my brother I plan to return in the future.




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< Reply # 11 on 12/13/2017 2:38 PM >
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Fire alarm. Cool pics from both of you and nice write up B&C!




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< Reply # 12 on 12/25/2017 5:16 PM >
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Pretty cool place, despite all the graffiti.


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< Reply # 13 on 12/25/2017 9:13 PM >
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Love that second one Romainpp, almost looks like an early Aperture Science level in Portal 2.



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Love that second one Romainpp, almost looks like an early Aperture Science level in Portal 2.


I see the same thing!




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