Published on April 17, 2009
The Sunbird Mines Ltd. even left their trucks up there. Here's the bullet-riddled door of one.
The trail to the old Sunbird Quicksilver Mine goes up the Santa Ynez River and past Gibraltar Reservoir.
Once you get past Gibraltar Reservoir, it's hard to miss the old Sunbird Mine, thanks to large crumbling buildings and forgotten trucks like these.
Visitors to Sunbird will find metal scraps galore!
Abandoned and odd mining equipment can be found at the old Sunbird Quicksilver Mine.
A scene from Strangers.
A scene from The Bridge Over Wadi.
Robert Thurman and Pico Iyer