Michael Jackson still proves a thriller.
Published on July 4, 2009
The gates of Neverland
Satellite trucks line Figueroa Mountain Road under a moonlit sky while the fans find their way to the gates of Neverland in the Santa Ynez Valley.
The Ruano/Shiu family volunteer a fellow fan to take their photo at the gates of Neverland.
Sonido Escandalo, a DJ services company, were running sound and video entertainment for the crowd on July 3 "until the generator runs out of gas."
Fans from Texas in a rented car, with California license plates.
Self-portraits outside of Neverland's gates.
A fan sells Michael Jackson pins outside of Neverland.
Didi Tomate of Santa Maria looks for a place to put the sign her family made.
Fans of all shapes and sizes converged on Neverland last Friday, July 3.
After paying their respects to Michael Jackson, Assefa Tsegaye (center) and his wife Menbere Tessema take a break before heading back home to Los Angeles with their daughter and grandchildren.
Shooting the shooting of Neverland.
Hundreds of Michael Jackson fans came to pay respects and get their photos taken at the gates of Neverland on Friday, July 3.
Private security guards and Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department deputies stand inside the gates of Neverland.
Fans and mourners get photos with the wreaths of white roses adorning the gates of Neverland
Waiting for a photo at the gates of Neverland
Hundreds of Michael Jackson fans jockey for the best photo position outside the gates of Neverland on July 3.
The door knobs of an upstairs room in Michael Jackson's home.
This ornate ice cream cart was a gift to Michael Jackson from Elizabeth Taylor.
Michael Jackson's jacuzzi has a great view of Neverland's grounds.
A hidden room in the back of Michael Jackson's closet at Neverland.
One of the few remaining items in Michael Jackson's bedroom is this security panel, which used to be above his bed.
KCOY gets footage from inside the former bedroom of Michael Jackson.
Many locks and a keypad entry device are still on the door to Michael Jackson's bedroom.
The front door of the main house
Statues outside the main house
The main house
The fountain outside the movie theatre
The tree to rear of the main house under which Elizabeth Taylor married Larry Fortensky in 1991.
A view from the diving board
The swimming pool
Japanese television station NTVIC gets footage of Michael Jackson's motor home
A foothold in the tree where Michael Jackson wrote songs and thought creatively.
The tree that Michael Jackson would climb for inspiration is said to be where he penned many tunes, including "Dangerous."
The Neverland basketball court scoreboard
The Neverland basketball court
Workers clear brush from the train tracks.
The top floor view of the tracks from inside the train station
The view from the rear of the train station
The train station's clock
The train station