Photos:

1) Skinwalker front gate, from just this past Monday 9.12.16 submitted by listener Paul, a local. (all rights reserved) 2) Bottle Hollow Reservoir (Paul) 3) A view of the rear of the ranch property (Paul) 4) All that’s left of the Ute Resort at Bottle Hollow (Paul) 5) Ute Veteran’s Memorial that stand where the Resort was (Paul) 6) Robert Bigelow 7) Terry Sherman 8) Bigelow Aerospace Patch (see anything familiar?) 9) Map of the Ranch 10) Vintage Skinwalker Portrayal from Wikipedia (P.D) 11 & 12) Original Illustrations by Chad Lewis for the show. All Rights Reserved.

 

Podcast:

Background:

Could it be that impossible creatures and craft from unimaginable worlds are able to intrude upon ours at will?  Real Estate magnate Robert T. Bigelow thought so and assembled a team of scientists and researchers to find out if “Skinwalker Ranch” could be a portal to all manner of weirdness.  In order to obtain verifiable data, accepted scientific methods were applied to observation and analyzation at the Sherman family property, by Bigelow’s newly formed National Institute for Discovery Science.  Although they encountered a significant number of anomalies, ultimately they could provide no conclusive explanation for these bizarre events – as far as we know.  It leaves us to wonder if the Scientific Method can be applied to paranormal events, however, a possible explanation regarding the origin of these incursions into our world might be found in the models currently being worked out in the field of Theoretical Physics and “The Theory of Everything.”  While our best minds “do the math” on the mechanics of our universe and existence, consider this: as frightening as any monster you could encounter at Skinwalker Ranch is the realization that there are aspects of our reality that are beyond our comprehension and control.

 

Tonight’s Quote:

“Haven’t you ever had a dream?”

— Billionaire Robert Bigelow, the current owner of Skinwalker Ranch and Bigelow Aerospace in an August 24th, 1999 Reno Gazette-Journal interview, after he was asked why he would invest hundreds of millions of dollars into space travel.

 

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Credits:

Episode 047 – “Skinwalker Ranch (Part 3)” Produced by Scott Philbrook & Forrest Burgess; Edited by Sarah Vorhees, Ryan McCullough Sound Design; All Original Artwork by Chad Lewis, All Rights Reserved, Research Assistance by Tess Pfeifle and the astonishing League of Astonishing Researchers, a,k.a. The Astonishing Research Corps, or “A.R.C.” for short.  Copyright Scott Philbrook & Forrest Burgess 2016. All Rights Reserved.