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Somewhere over a rainbow…in North Carolina: Incredible photos exhibit ‘creepy’ thesis park formed on The Wizard of Oz

October 2nd, 2015 by admin | Filed under Blog.
  • Images display a Land of Oz, located in Beech Mountain, were taken by Seph Lawless
  • The park sealed in 1980, and has been thesis to thieves
  • An annual eventuality allows members of a open to buy tickets and see a park
  • All 7,000 tickets for a arriving Autumn during Oz, that will be hold over dual days in October, have reportedly been purchased

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Follow a yellow section highway — if we dare.

A North Carolina thesis park famous as a Land of Oz has been showcased in images taken by pseudonymous photographer Seph Lawless.

The photographs, display a Beech Mountain attraction, are partial of a book Lawless published this year, called Bizarro: The World’s Most Hauntingly Beautiful Abandoned Theme Parks.

A castle, trees flashy with faces and a embankment that facilities a word ‘Oz’ are seen as some of a park’s elements.

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We're off to see a wizard! The Land of Oz, located in Beech Mountain, North Carolina, is seen here 

We’re off to see a wizard! The Land of Oz, located in Beech Mountain, North Carolina, is seen here 

Follow a yellow section road: A tree with a flashy face is suggested in this picture taken by photographer Seph Lawless

Follow a yellow section road: A tree with a flashy face is suggested in this picture taken by photographer Seph Lawless

Pathways: Another perspective of a yellow section highway is seen here, with a scary tree nearby

Pathways: Another perspective of a yellow section highway is seen here, with a scary tree nearby

Views: Lawless pronounced 'This place was generally creepy since of a vast trees with faces' Views: Lawless pronounced 'This place was generally creepy since of a vast trees with faces'

Views: Lawless pronounced ‘This place was generally creepy since of a vast trees with faces’ 

Lawless told Dailymail.com: ‘This place was generally creepy since of a vast trees with faces.

‘It was also unequivocally tough to get to and literally sits on a rise of a Moutain [sic].’

Lawless also revealed: ‘I’m operative on a unequivocally cold creepy Halloween plan of a new print letter of condemned houses opposite a country.’

The story of a Land of Oz goes behind several decades. 

According to the Wall Street Journal, a Land of Oz ran from 1970 to 1980, and faded in popularity, with a developers going into financial ruin.

The journal reported an annual eventuality — that allows a open to revisit a private park — was hatched in a 1990s as a approach to save what was left.

All 7,000 tickets for a arriving 2015 eventuality have been purchased, according to a Wall Street Journal. 

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History: The Land of Oz ran from 1970 to 1980, and faded in popularity, with a developers reportedly going into financial ruin

History: The Land of Oz ran from 1970 to 1980, and faded in popularity, with a developers reportedly going into financial ruin

New start: According to a Wall Street Journal, an annual eventuality -- that allows a open to revisit a private park -- was hatched in a 1990s as a approach to save what was left

New start: According to a Wall Street Journal, an annual eventuality — that allows a open to revisit a private park — was hatched in a 1990s as a approach to save what was left

Fantasy land: The Land of Oz also includes a palace tucked among a trees

Fantasy land: The Land of Oz also includes a palace tucked among a trees

Shady spot: Visitors to a park can take a look during this wooden structure 

Shady spot: Visitors to a park can take a look during this wooden structure 

On a large screen: The 1939 film The Wizard of Oz starred (from left to right) Ray Bolger, Jack Haley, Judy Garland, and Bert Lahr

On a large screen: The 1939 film The Wizard of Oz starred (from left to right) Ray Bolger, Jack Haley, Judy Garland, and Bert Lahr

The Land of Oz website says ‘We inspire that fans dress up’ for what is famous as Autumn during Oz. 

According to NPR’s Morning Edition, the park has been thesis to thieves.

‘The yellow bricks are a go-to thing for sure,’ Page Leidy, whose grandfather reportedly purchased a property, told a radio program. 

Morning Edition reported a park now has both a confidence complement and a spiny fence.

Those extraordinary about a park who missed out on tickets for Autumn during Oz are still means to visit. Private tours can be arranged, according to a radio program.

More information on Seph Lawless can be found by visiting his Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Tumblr accounts. His book on thesis parks is also accessible for purchase.

For some-more information on a Land of Oz, revisit a park’s website.

Journey: Private tours can also be organised to see a Land of Oz in Beech Mountain, North Carolina 

Journey: Private tours can also be organised to see a Land of Oz in Beech Mountain, North Carolina 

Somewhere over a rainbow? A perspective from a yellow section highway is seen here 

Somewhere over a rainbow? A perspective from a yellow section highway is seen here 

Attraction: A pointer with a difference 'Land of Oz' is p

Attraction: A pointer with a difference ‘Land of Oz’ is seen in this picture prisoner by Seph Lawless 

 


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