What happens when high schools die
According to this site, the school in Pettit has been closed since the 1960s, when it merged with the school in the nearby town of Levelland. Closing the school is generally the dying gasp of a town; of course the declines don’t start with a school closure, but seem be exacerbated by them.
Nowadays, the old school buildings are fenced and cattle and goats wander freely around what’s left of the place.
I can’t explain the wrecked pickup.
Posted on February 28, 2014, in abandoned buildings, architecture, Photography and tagged 365 photo project, abandoned buildings, architecture, black and white photography, melinda green harvey, monochrome, one day one image, pettit, pettit high school, pettit texas, photo a day, photography, texas. Bookmark the permalink. 8 Comments.