RYE, COLORADO – A welder has been building a castle out in the Colorado woods for forty years – by hand!
Wrought-iron bridges, stained-glass windows and even a smoking dragon’s head adorn the building that Jim Bishop has been working on for the past four decades. Bishop claimed the land when he was 15 years old, a claim which he continues to fight over with local government.
While visitors have expected him to retire as he got older, Bishop promises he will continue building until the very day he dies.
Take a look at the current state of his castle: