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Joists

A detail of the joists and wall of the old fire station in Springlake.  And what’s left of the shingles.

Springlake, Texas
photographed 10.15.2017

Tornado – 1 long

The interior of what used to be the fire station. I am extremely fond of the reminder, painted on the wall, of what siren to blow if there’s a tornado coming. I guess it times of immediate danger, it might be hard to remember one long…

Springlake, Texas
photographed 10.15.2017

The Shady Side

There wasn’t a lot of shade, but there was a little bit beside an abandoned church. The small and infrequent trees didn’t offer much, so it was nice that the building stepped up to help.

Grenville, New Mexico
photographed 8.26.2017

It was a one-star place

Here’s another view of the Texan Motel, which evidently, no matter how hard it tried, was ever only a one-star kind of place.

Raton, New Mexico
photographed 8.27.2017

Texan

I won’t lie: my photographic heart beats a little faster when I see an abandoned place that’s got a window I can look through. This time, I spotted the Texan Motel lobby, complete with a rack of outdated (probably) tourist brochures.

Raton, New Mexico
photographed 8.27.2017

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