Drain The Oceans - The Wild West
Aerial Director of Photography, JJ Trinidad has been working on new series “Drain the Oceans” on the National Geographic Channel Produced by Mallinson Sadler Productions of London, UK. On this episode titled “The Wild West” Skyecam’s drone cinematography crew travels to some epic filming locations in the United States. One of the locations is “Bodie” it’s a ghost town in the Bodie Hills east of the Sierra Nevada mountain range in Mono County, California, United States. … Bodie became a boom town in 1876 after the discovery of a profitable line of gold, by 1879 it had a population of 7,000–10,000. a small part of the town survives, preserved in a state of “arrested decay.” Interiors remain as they were left and stocked with goods. Designated as a National Historic Site and a State Historic Park in 1962, the remains of Bodie are being preserved in a state of “arrested decay” Today it looks much the same as it did over 50 years ago when the last residents left.
Uncovered clues from a famous Montana battleground, a 19th-century steamboat and a frontier ghost town reveal surprising truths about the Wild West.
Catch the episode here on the National Geographic Channel
Aerial Director Photography: Skyecam
Production: Mallinson Sadler