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This week it’s a story about Amboy, CA, a ghost town 30 miles from anywhere on the old Route 66, and the chicken magnate who’s spent a fortune trying to keep it from collapsing into the desert sand. Can Albert Okura really hold back both history and nature?
Read more about Amboy here and here. You can find a video about Albert, his right-hand man Charlie and the town here.
All the music in this episode is by the wonderful Podington Bear, a/k/a Chad Crouch of Portland, Oregon. Crouch has composed and performed hundreds of instrumental tracks that he distributes freely for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons license. You can license his work for commercial use here, or buy his recordings here. The tracks used in this episode are:
Thanks to Albert Okura and Charlie Aceves.
Albert Okura (left) and Charlie Aceves: Amboy, August 2015