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Zak, Nick and Aaron battle a vicious spirit that is intensely hostile to men.

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Nick and Aaron film Zak

Nick and Aaron film Zak

Nick and Aaron film Zak at the cemetery as he reads a poem by Robinson Jeffers, the former owner of Tor House. 960 1280

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Zak talking to Aaron

Zak talking to Aaron

Zak talking to Aaron outside Tor House in Carmel, CA. 960 1280

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Jeffers named Tor House for the "tor" that it stands on

Jeffers named Tor House for the "tor" that it stands on

Jeffers named Tor House for the craggy peak, or “tor,” that it stands on, south of California’s Monterey peninsula. 960 1280

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Zak, Nick and Aaron

Zak, Nick and Aaron

Zak, Nick and Aaron sit on the stairs of Tor House. 960 1280

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The guys learn Jeffers' story from Vince Huth

The guys learn Jeffers' story from Vince Huth

The guys learn Jeffers' story from Tor House Foundation President, Vince Huth. Vince educates them on Robinson's early life, his family and his construction of the Tor House. 960 1280

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Zak, Nick and Aaron

Zak, Nick and Aaron

Zak, Nick and Aaron prepare for the lockdown. 960 1280

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Hawk Tower at Tor House

Hawk Tower at Tor House

Zak, Nick and Aaron film from the top of Hawk Tower at Tor House, where Jeffers' wife, Una, supposedly conducted séances. 960 1280

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Zak and Aaron

Zak and Aaron

Zak and Aaron look at the picture outside Tor House while they gather more background information on the house. 960 1280

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Zak films Aaron

Zak films Aaron

Zak films Aaron reciting one of Jeffers’ poems. 960 1280

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Zak, Nick and Aaron

Zak, Nick and Aaron

Zak, Nick and Aaron take a break at the top of Tor House. 960 1280

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Tuolumne Hospital

Tuolumne Hospital

Aaron prepares for the lockdown in the Tuolumne Hospital. 960 1280

  

Tuolumne Hospital

Tuolumne Hospital

Nick and Aaron film Zak as he walks towards the main entrance of the hospital with audio tech Jay Wasley following them. 960 1280

  

Tuolumne Hospital

Tuolumne Hospital

Built in 1967, the hospital shut down due to a lack of county funds in 2011. 960 1280

  

Tuolumne Hospital

Tuolumne Hospital

As Sonora was the epicenter of the California Gold Rush of 1849, plenty of miners passed through the doors of this hospital. 960 1280

  

Billy sets up a special “mapping” camera

Billy sets up a special “mapping” camera

Billy sets up a special “mapping” camera that helps map the movement of spirits that cannot be seen by the naked eye. 960 1280

  

The hospital's caretaker

The hospital's caretaker

A longtime caretaker of the building gives the guys a tour and tells them about the spirit that he calls Ed. 960 1280

  

Edward Sampson

Edward Sampson

Edward Sampson was the hospital’s caretaker for 18 years. 960 1280

  

Tuolumne Hospital

Tuolumne Hospital

Will the guys encounter the spirit that the caretaker has named Ed ... or someone more sinister? 960 1280

  

Tuolumne Hospital

Tuolumne Hospital

The grounds of Tuolumne Hospital consist of the men's health facility, as well as the county's still-operational psychiatric center. 960 1280

  

Sonora, CA

Sonora, CA

During the Gold Rush, the competition to get rich quick led to gruesome violence, making the Tuolumne Hospital necessary for the quickly expanding town of Sonora. 960 1280

  

Sonora, CA

Sonora, CA

Full of beautiful wildlife and nature, Sonora is the closest city to Yosemite National Park. 960 1280

  

Sonora, CA

Sonora, CA

Aaron and Nick film Zak as he discusses the history of Tuolumne County. 960 1280

  

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Zak talks with Cosmopolitan Hotel manager Miguel Pulido who explains the history of the nearly 200-year-old building. 960 1280

  

Zak stands on the front steps of the Cosmopolitan Hotel, while guitar player Carlos performs in the background. 960 1280

  

Manager Miguel Pulido buys Zak a shot at the Cosmopolitan Hotel bar. 960 1280

  

Nick and Aaron have a "fiesta" on on the water and race jet skis. 960 1280

  

Zak interviews Chanel Stevens, one of the reenactors. 960 1280

  

The Casa De Estudillo was constructed in 1827 is one of the oldest surviving examples of Spanish architecture in California. 960 1280

  

Zak interviews Elena Orozco, a ninth-generation San Diegoan, inside the Casa de Estudillo. 960 1280

  

Zak interviews Michael Brown, a local historian, outside the Casa de Estudillo. 960 1280

  

Aaron goofs off in front of his own camera. 960 1280

  

Zak poses with Chanel Stevens and one of the other reenactors they brought in to try and recreate the 3-day-long parties held by Senor Bandini centuries ago. 960 1280

  

Zak performs onstage with the mariachi band. 960 1280

  

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