Abandoned Factories in Omaha

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I love taking pictures of old farmhouses and forgotten barns out in the middle of the Nebraska plains, but there is something amazing about rotting buildings standing next to sparkling new museums and shops, their jagged broken windows jutting out like crooked smiles.

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“Factory windows are always broken
Other windows are let alone.
No one throws through the chapel-window
The bitter, snarling, derisive stone.” -Vachel Lindsay

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Factory1 6.jpg PSAs I peered through the lens, days of clanging metal, whistling employees, and boots shuffling across floors coated in sawdust hung in the shadows.

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Trish Eklund is the owner and creator of Abandoned, Forgotten & Decayed. She is also the owner and founder of Family Fusion Community, an online community and resource for divorced and remarried parents, step-parents, same-sex parents, adopting parents, and all other non-traditional parents. Trish has been featured on www.playground-magazine.comwww.bigblendedfamily.com, and Her View From Home.  Follow her on Twitter: @trishiewriter, Google +, Pinterest, Instagram, and, LinkedIn.

Trish at Beetison2

2 thoughts on “Abandoned Factories in Omaha

  1. Would it be illegal to go inside that building? because i live 10mins away from it, and I love abandoned places, and if so, what do you think the chances of getting in serious trouble are?


  2. Which building, Dillon? Find out who owns it, and maybe I can try to schedule an appointment to do a photo shoot there. It’s easier since I’m a writer as well, I can tell them I’m interested in doing a pieced about it. Wouldn’t hurt to ask, and you could come help?


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