Thursday, August 7, 2014

Human Aqueducts by the Highway



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- An abandoned water slide overgrown with brush.

Ancient Rome built aqueducts to carry water to the cities, modern Americans build them for entertainment. In some cases, both varieties become ruins of the past.


Tuesday, July 29, 2014

"Heading For Home" Documentary Showcases The Rebirth of an Abandoned Baseball Stadium Previously Documented on QC/D



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- Bush Stadium in Indianapolis as seen in a 2009 QC/D update.

Back in 2009, I had the opportunity to explore the defunct Bush Stadium. Once home to the AAA level Indianapolis Indians, the stadium was abandoned midway through the 1996 season before temporarily serving as a dirt racetrack. After the racetrack closed, the stadium fell into the hands of the Indy Parks Department and by the time we shot out photos in 2009, the future of the stadium seemed uncertain.

Then, things changed...

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

[Kings Waffle] Chapter 3: The Waffle Kids



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Americans have a love affair with diners, both in reality and in the way popular culture romanticizes them. The diner is a feature unique to the United States roadside. While the days of prefabricated stainless steel buildings have come and gone - the characteristics of the concept live on in the late hours of cuisine, counters, coffee and grease.


Monday, July 21, 2014

[Suburbia Lost] Industrial Office - Fairfield, Ohio



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Not necessarily abandoned, but not really in use. Nevertheless, part of the suburban landscape along Industrial Dr. in Fairfield, Ohio. Check out our other photos in the ongoing Suburbia Lost series here.

Friday, July 18, 2014

As Seen From The Highway

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When you drive by something everyday, sometimes you ditch the normal commute and go see what it is.