Guests arriving by helicopter at the Post Ranch Inn. Photograph: Rory Carroll for the Guardian
19 June 2017 | Rory Carroll | The Guardian
A bridge collapsed in the north and landslides buried chunks of highway further south, cutting off segments totaling 35 miles in between. People fled, abandoning homes and businesses.
Four months later, the northernmost segment remains cut off save for a rugged hiking trail. Vehicles can’t get in or out, casting an eerie stillness over a majestic landscape which draws about 3 million tourists a year.
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