Education Gone Wrong

Uploaded: September 24, 2012 16:55:44


Preston Castle, located in Ione, CA, was originally called Preston School of Industry. It was built 1890-1894 with an eye toward rehabiliting juvenile offenders... simply put, it was a reform school. Some of the first wards were, however, transfered from San Quentin and were not all teens. There are reports of terrible abuse and some awful happenings at Preston and it is now believed to be very haunted. It has been investigated with some interesting and unusual findings. Preston Castle was not open for the public when I was there so I was forced to walk an incline along a chain link fence to photograph it through the fence... Quite a challenge and some extra editing but I managed. I hope to get back up there for their Halloween sleep-over! *;))

Exif: F Number: 10, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/100 seconds, Flash: did not fire, auto mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 35.00 mm, Model: DSLR-A100


Joy Rector September 25, 2012

excellent shot #1488422

JudyAnn Rector level-classic September 25, 2012

Thank you very much, Joy! *:)) JudyAnn #10340576

Tiia Vissak September 26, 2012

a cool capture! #10342467

JudyAnn Rector level-classic September 27, 2012

Thank you, Tiia! *:)) JudyAnn #10343718

Donna La Mattino Pagakis September 30, 2012

A fantastic architectural capture JudyAnn. Sounds like an interesting place to visit.... #10347856

JudyAnn Rector level-classic October 01, 2012

Thank you, Donna... yes, it was and I can hardly wait to get inside!
*:)) JudyAnn #10349245

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