Old Town San Diego

Go behind the scenes of Zak, Nick and Aaron's multi-part lockdown in Old Town San Diego.

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Aaron makes a funny face

Aaron makes a funny face

Aaron makes a funny face as he shoots with his handheld camera and rides the carousel with Zak and Nick. 960 1280

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Aaron at at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Aaron at at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Aaron holds up his prize after playing the arcade games at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. 960 1280

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The guys on a water log ride

The guys on a water log ride

The guys at the end of a water log ride at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. 960 1280

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Zak and Aaron at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Zak and Aaron at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Aaron and Zak pose with a hammer in front of the High Striker at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. 960 1280

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Zak wins at the High Striker

Zak wins at the High Striker

Zak holds up his prize after winning at the High Striker at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. 960 1280

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Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk sign. 960 1280

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Zak and Nick

Zak and Nick

Zak and Nick stage their shot. 960 1280

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The guys take a break

The guys take a break

The guys take a break while filming. 960 1280

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Brookdale Lodge

Brookdale Lodge

A burnt-out section of the Brookdale Lodge. 960 1280

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Zak at the Brookdale Lodge

Zak at the Brookdale Lodge

Zak stands in front of the Brookdale Lodge. 960 1280

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Aaron with firefighters

Aaron with firefighters

Aaron shows the firefighters a few photos. 960 1280

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Brookdale Lodge

Brookdale Lodge

A broken stained-glass window at the Brookdale Lodge. 960 1280

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Zak and Gracie at Brookdale

Zak and Gracie at Brookdale

Zak and his dog, Gracie, pose on top of the bridge inside the Brookdale Lodge. 960 1280

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A stone wall at Brookdale

A stone wall at Brookdale

A face carved into a stone wall. 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

  

Point Sur Lighthouse

Point Sur Lighthouse

Aaron being goofy on the boat trip the guys took to the various wreck sites in hopes of conjuring up more evidence. 960 1280

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The GAC takes a boat ride

The GAC takes a boat ride

The GAC risk the rocky seas before the lockdown. 960 1280

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Big Sur and Bixby Bridge

Big Sur and Bixby Bridge

A glimpse of Big Sur and Bixby Bridge from the boat. 960 1280

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Zak gets seasick

Zak gets seasick

The rocky waves are a bit too much for Zak. 960 1280

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Aaron goofs around

Aaron goofs around

Aaron takes a break from shooting on the boat deck. 960 1280

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Point Sur Lighthouse

Point Sur Lighthouse

Point Sur Lighthouse sits on a volcanic rock, nestled between the picturesque cities of Big Sur and Carmel. 960 1280

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Point Sur Lighthouse

Point Sur Lighthouse

The guys opted to begin the lockdown during the day. 960 1280

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Big Sur

Big Sur

The rocky coastline of Big Sur makes landing a ship risky, despite the powerful beam of the lighthouse, which still operates today. 960 1280

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Nick films Zak

Nick films Zak

Nick films Zak as he discusses the lighthouse’s history. 960 1280

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Big Sur seals

Big Sur seals

Seals catch their naps at the base of the lighthouse. The Point Sur State Marine Reserve and Marine Conservation Area is located offshore. 960 1280

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Point Sur Lighthouse

Point Sur Lighthouse

The spirits of those who perished in nearby shipwrecks are said to haunt the lighthouse and its surrounding buildings. 960 1280

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Point Sur Lighthouse

Point Sur Lighthouse

Point Sur Lighthouse was built in 1889 and is 270 feet above sea level. 960 1280

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Point Sur Lighthouse

Point Sur Lighthouse

One of the docents of the site, Julie Nunes, has had her own paranormal encounters, and takes the guys on a tour of where they happened. 960 1280

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Zak Bagans

Zak Bagans

Zak spots the various wreck sites along the coast while on the boat trip. 960 1280

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Point Sur Lighthouse

Point Sur Lighthouse

The lighthouse is still open to visitors -- if you’re brave enough. 960 1280

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