The Byron Hotel — Byron, CA

The Byron Hotel stands in shambles, just a hollow shell of its former glory. Once known as “The Byron Hot Springs Hotel and Resort,” this retreat from daily life was wildly popular with A-list celebrities in the early 1900s. Although the building had burned down twice, no significant deaths were reported at the hotel during its resort days. It was, however, turned into a makeshift hospital immediately after The Great Byron Train Disaster of 1902, which occurred nearby, and many people died there in the aftermath. Continue reading

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