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Salvation Mountain

East Beal Rd. Niland, CA 92257


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  1. Adriaan

    These pics are amazing. Was Leonard Knight just as weird and awesome as I hope he would be? This is one of my dream folk art sights, so jealous you got to visit.

    Dec 14, 2009 @ 10:42 am

  2. Delaney

    Leonard joyously led 5 minute tours as people arrived. He doesn’t engage in dialogue much (I think mostly due to poor hearing) but he gets his point across. He spouts off his building procedures and quantifies the amount of people and pictures that he has seen, but not in a manner that has any hint of robotics or twenty odd years of repetition. “Keep it simple!” he says, and immediately I think, there is nothing simple about this. He smiles and encourages you take pictures and explore, and then he walks away, keeping it simple.

    Dec 14, 2009 @ 11:09 am