These Photos Showcase The Grim Remains Of Paramount Pictures' Legendary Western Set
It was a sad day last week when we found out that Paramount Pictures' Western-themed set, Paramount Ranch, burned to the ground in the Woolsey Fire.
Today, the National Parks Service gave LAist a tour of the ranch post-fire. Little except smoldering piles of wood and cleared land remained of what was once a backdrop to legendary TV shows like The Cisco Kid and Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman.
Paramount Pictures bought the spot in 1927. It quickly became a popular option for filmmakers looking to recreate America's wild west. (We wrote a bit more about the history here.)
The photos below show what's left:
Photos by Emily Dugdale. David Wagner contributed to this story.
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