Rare cars on the bluffs of Mulholland Drive

Rare cars on the bluffs of Mulholland Drive

Categories: Auto | North America

Not far from Los Angeles is a highway famous for numerous films with chases, races and car accidents. This is Mulholland Drive, a 55-kilometer stretch of "scenic splendor" freeway built in 1924 that leads to Hollywood from Santa Monica. However, car accidents happen here not only in films, but also in real life. Photographer Jason Knight decided to explore the steep slopes of this track for the remains of old cars that crashed here during the long history of the Mulholland Drive track.

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Rare cars on the bluffs of Mulholland Drive

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Rare cars on the bluffs of Mulholland Drive

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Rare cars on the bluffs of Mulholland Drive

2. Photographer Jason Knight says: “I was intrigued by the legends about the huge number of vintage cars scattered on the slopes of Mulholland Drive and left to rot. The legends may turn out to be true, but no one has taken the time to photograph these cars.”

Rare cars on the bluffs of Mulholland Drive

3. Then he took the camera and explored the bushy slopes of the Dead man's Curve road, or as it is also called - "Mulholland Drive". He found hundreds of cars abandoned here after they fell into the cliff.

Rare cars on the bluffs of Mulholland Drive

4. Back to nature: Plants entwined around a wrecked car on Mulholland Drive.

Rare cars on the bluffs of Mulholland Drive

5. Some cars turned out to be quite rare and rare here, but, unfortunately, no one takes up their restoration due to the high cost of this activity.

Rare cars on the bluffs of Mulholland Drive

6. Belly up: Countless cars for various reasons were not kept on the track and fell down into the cliff.

Rare cars on the bluffs of Mulholland Drive

7. Beautiful landscapes and steep mountain cliffs of this road have repeatedly inspired many film directors to shoot these places.

Rare cars on the bluffs of Mulholland Drive

8. Jason Knight says: "These places are full of rusting vintage car wrecks, these places are like a graveyard of wrecked cars." Legendary cars of yesteryear attract curious spectators.

Rare cars on the bluffs of Mulholland Drive

9. The car is on the roof.

Rare cars on the bluffs of Mulholland Drive

10. Jason Knight says: “Some were almost completely buried. I saw at least seven that were mostly still visible. I wondered how they could fall in the same place. In one place there were three cars stacked randomly on top of each other.

Rare cars on the bluffs of Mulholland Drive

11. Road officials tried to remove the wreckage over the years, but the cost of the evacuation work was too high, so many cars were not pulled from the cliff.

Rare cars on the bluffs of Mulholland Drive

12. Dirt and plants filled the remains of the car.

Keywords: Accident | Abandoned | California | Highway

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