© Debbie E. Payne


Uploaded: November 21, 2011


High up in the Rocky Mountains in the San Isabel National Forest stands a project begun by Jim Bishop at the age of 15 when he bought a tract of land for $1250. Construction began in 1969 and he has singlehandedly built this castle for close to 40 years. Thousands of tourists have visited this 160-foot, one-man wonder with its grand ballroom, beautiful wrought-iron and stonework along with spiraling staircases and an upstairs room with a disembodied arm wielding an axe!

Exif: F Number: 4, ExposureTime: 2026/100000 seconds, ISO: 200, FocalLength: 17.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D


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