Abandoned, Forgotten, & Decayed

A photographic adventure in the abandoned and forgotten.

“It’s not enough to be nice in life. You’ve got to have nerve.” –Georgia O’Keefe Plaza Blanca, New Mexico is one of my all-time favorite places. It isn’t as well know as the Grand Canyon or Antelope Canyon, but in my opinion it should be.…

Plaza Blanca, New Mexico

“No one can tell what goes on in between the person you were and the person you become. No one can chart that blue and lonely section of hell. There are no maps of the change. You just come out the other side. Or you…

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“Without exception there was no town which harbored a more disreputable gang of desperadoes, and outlaws than did Las Vegas.”―Ralph Emerson Twitchell, historian A little over a year ago, I flew back to New Mexico to visit one of my best friends, as well as…

Abandoned Las Vegas, New Mexico

“Scars have the strange power to remind us that our past is real.” ―Cormac McCarthy, All the Pretty Horses These two houses were owned by a rock quarry, outside of Louisville, NE, and they were right next to one another. At one point, I heard…

Abandoned Louisville

The Old Assumption Catholic School Link – was burned down to the ground on July 4, 2016, and investigators think it was arson. They have still not caught the individuals responsible. I have only recently found out about this after returning home from my trip,…

Farewell to the Assumption School

“One by one she slew her fears, and then planted a flower garden over their graves.” ―John Mark Green As I sit here, writing this article, in my little motel room, thinking about what I am going to do on my last day of my…

A Woman All by Herself

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I have written about my trip to OKC last year, and then my follow-up visit to Kansas to take a few more photos on NYE. There is a vast strip of land with deep history (Nemaha County), and I found several abandoned houses and farms…

Abandoned White House in Fairview, KS

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“Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.” ― Terry Pratchett Auburn, one of the newest cities in Nemaha County, included three…

Abandoned Nemaha

“Time takes it all whether you want it to or not, time takes it all. Time bares it away, and in the end there is only darkness. Sometimes we find others in that darkness, and sometimes we lose them there again.” ― Stephen King As…

Edinburgh Manor Part 2

Just like many of the other abandoned places I’ve visited, this is one that has a special place in my heart, so I have visited multiple times. The first time I visited was in the summer. The farm buzzed with cicadas, and the late August…

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