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Commissioned by Smithsonian Magazine, award-winning photographer Berthold Steinhilber sought out these phantom towns throughout the West. He probed into the mysteries of deserted places like Bodie, California; Gold Point, Nevada; and Steins, New Mexico, in order to reveal the region's boom-and-bust legacy. Shooting at dusk, using long exposures and a powerful headlamp, he created an eerie ambiance in his photographs of 19 of the most intriguing ghost towns, capturing their lost secrets for all to see.
About the Author:
Berthold Steinhilber is an award-winning photographer whose assignments have taken him all over the world. His work has been published in many magazines, including GEO, Stern, and Smithsonian magazine. He lives in Germany. Mario Kaiser is a freelance writer who lives in New York. His articles have appeared in GEO, Die Zeit, Spiegel Spezial, Newsday, and other international publications.