Located at the edge of the Mojave Desert, Victorville, California,  is home to more than 150 retired planes; dry conditions limits the corrosion of metal, so that planes can be safely stored for years before they're stripped for parts.

Reprinted with permission from Overview by Benjamin Grant, copyright (c) 2016. Published by Amphoto Books, a division of Penguin Random House, Inc. 

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