Back in 2008, I had the opportunity to visit the Irasburg elk farm, to shoot this video for the owners. Although I had long forgotten it and thought it was lost, I just found it. My first idea was to clean it up and edit it a bit and upload it to YouTube for all to enjoy. It was quite a unique and surreal experience to find yourself surrounded by elk, deer, moose and even … [Read more...] about A Rare Look Inside the Irasburg Elk Farm
After many years (back in the 1990's) I decided to revisit the Vermont Asbestos Group Mine to see how the effects of time had changed things. Now, a hazardous site and declared off limits to the public, it rests like an abandoned alien planet on the outskirts of Vermont's Northeast Kingdom. Read the full page here about the Vermont Asbestos Group Mine. … [Read more...] about Revisiting the Vermont Asbestos Group Mine
Let's get rich panning for gold in Vermont! As the saying goes, "there's gold in them thar hills!", but that was mainly out West. What many people do not know is that people have been prospecting for gold in Vermont for years. Although the yield from prospecting for gold in Vermont is relatively low, the best bet for a gold prospector is in the general areas around Plymouth … [Read more...] about Get Rich by Panning for Gold in Vermont!
Frontier Town, located in North Hudson, NY, was well known both near and far. Any kid growing up in the 1950's through the 70's would have known about it and most certainly, hounded their parents until they got a chance to visit. Most likely some of the parents were equally excited to visit and join in the fun as well. Back in those early decades, TV and movie westerns were … [Read more...] about Ghost Town: Frontier Town Abandoned to Time
Ethan Walman, author of the new book/resource guide "Tiny House Decisions", built his own tiny house in Vermont, with a number of surprising features. There is a large kitchen, complete with a double sink, sure to appeal to chef's of all sizes (hopefully). Yes, Ethan's tiny house in Vermont even has copper showers and secret pet doors. [youtube_sc … [Read more...] about Tiny Houses in Vermont