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An abandoned building and the GC1EWZ9 Tunnel of Fun Geocache!

An abandoned building and the GC1EWZ9 Tunnel of Fun Geocache!

on Jan 26, 2014

This Saturday after breakfast, Heisenbaker and I decided it was time for a roadtrip and a little adventure.  Along our way we found a really cool abandoned old building, drove on a very scenic road, then met up with Stalker and Bones and risked our life for what I would have to classify as the best geocache I have ever gone after! So this week I have been researching interesting abandoned things in Oregon and found this really cool old abandoned fuel storage building in Vernonia.  Stalker and I enjoy finding old abandoned things but he had to work in the morning so I grabbed Heisenbaker and off we went to go explore this cool looking old abandoned building.  We didn’t really have any solid plans or time schedule, so after a late breakfast we headed out. To get to this neat building you pretty much just drive to Vernonia, go to the city park and you can see it from the parking lot.  It costs $5 to park there for the day use fee. (We didn’t pay it ’cause we didn’t have $5 and were fine but during the busy season when things are open there I would definitely pay the fee.)  Once you pay for parking, you take the path arond the pond to the right and you will see this big looming abandoned looking thing. There are some other things around there that look pretty neat but they were pretty well overgrown with blackberry bushes and we didn’t feel like being sliced to death by thorns on this particular adventure. Once we got to the structure we noticed that there were a couple of “No Trespassing” signs above the door that we (and obviously everyone else) ignored and we went inside.  It was pretty cool inside, both literally and figuratively.  I could feel the temperature drop and it was really neat to be in a building that had trees growing in it.  It almost seemed like we had stepped into some ruins in Narnia or something. We poked around for a while and got some pictures.  As you can see we both had a lot of fun.  Me being a dork, and her being creepy.  (It...

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