Lots of people in Vegas discuss with the entire space as Nelsons Touchdown, however Nelsons Touchdown is definitely the cliff leaping space not too removed from Nelson Ghost City.
Nelson Ghost City, then again, is a combination between a junkyard, outside artwork show, and burning man tribute. It’s straightforward to see why it’s fashionable amongst photographers and videographers as a result of it seems to be like a film set, besides it’s the true deal (minus the planes). In each our visits, we noticed a number of photoshoots.
Positioned simply 5 miles away from the Colorado River, Nelson was generally known as El Dorado by the Spaniards who found it. It’s residence to the Techatticup Mine (or El Dorado Canyon Mine). It was as soon as residence to one of many largest booms in Nevada, which additionally resulted in bloody labor disputes and possession disagreements.
However due to its location within the El Dorado Canyon, it was vulnerable to flash flooding making it uninhabitable. The remaining weathered buildings, equipment, and Texaco station are what’s left of the boomtown.
There are additionally some actually fashionable crashed planes on-site, however these aren’t historic however moderately film props from 3000 Miles to Graceland.