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Thursday, October 24, 2013

Forest Mystery


My hike the other day I was following an animal trail through the forest.  Eventually I lost track of the trail.  I must have missed where they turned at some point.  At any rate there is was with only my compass to go by in finding my way out.  After a mile or so I came across this.  It was solid underneath with a couple of wing nuts holding what must have been a removable bottom in place.  There was open space between the louvers.  No wires or electronics.  In fact it looked as if no one had been around in the area for a very long time as no trail, path or tracks were leading to it.


Nearby a couple small trees had these tags.


 And the entire area was staked off with three of these forming a triangle shaped plot.
The white thingy is in the background just to the left of the tree.

I have found the strangest things just by accident wandering aimlessly through the forests of Annadel.
I am still looking for my first Bobcat and Mountain Lion.





11 comments:

  1. Looks like an abandoned weather station to me. The numbers I haven't a clue. Yes he who travels find the most amazing things. Keep traveling.

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  2. That is mysterious indeed, can't think what this is about. Those ribbons with the numbers look rather new. The white machine, I first thought, it was an abandoned washing machine!

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  3. Hi John...Perhaps the robot form the old TV show the Jetson's what to heck was her name the maid!! Was it Rosey?? LOL
    Alien for sure A2-D2 in deterioration
    mode maybe ! : ))
    Who know, but fun to wonder!!
    It could be marked of with those tags as toxic, and your going to turn green!! lol

    My over active imagine !! : )

    Grace

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  4. Just be careful in taking over the trail...

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  5. I don't know what the white thing is, the rest looks like surveyors were there.

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  6. alien abduction site - #823 and #824 abductees. :)

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  7. I didn't know aliens abducted trees but its OK I guess. As long as it didn't abduct John or Sinbad!

    Cheers,
    Jo

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  8. My first though was weather station also... but in the middle of a forest?

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  9. When you're not looking for them (cats) is when you will find them. Quit trying so hard. :)

    Felicia

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  10. I always wonder what they are when I run across stuff like this.

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  11. I fear we are being watched by aliens. :))

    If you are looking for a bobcat or mountain lion, I hope you have something with you to protect yourself.

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