Blog Archives

The doors hold no mystery

030315

The doors may not hold any mysteries, but who knows what’s behind them. (They were locked.)

South Plains, Texas
photographed 2.14.2015

Inevitable failure

022615

The town, the business, even that bottom shelf: all doomed, sooner or later.

South Plains, Texas
photographed 2.14.2015

Ricochet toward the end

022515

My boss tells me this school closed in the 1970s; the Texas State Historical Association concurs, saying the school was operational until 1978.

My traveling companion for the day spotted an un-boarded door around back, which gave us a nice view down the hallway.

Light and history and inertia all headed toward the same ending.

South Plains, Texas
photographed 2.14.2015

Empty classroom has a story

022315

It’s just that I don’t know what the story is.

The pieces of it are interesting: a card-file cabinet, two blackboards, a chair outside the door…

South Plains, Texas
photographed 2.14.2015

Dolly in the window

021915

I’ve seen some creepy things in my photographic wanderings.

But nothing topped this.

South Plains, Texas
photographed 2.14.2015

(Also, “South Plains” is not only a geographic area, but an actual town name, a fact I did not know until last Saturday.)

%d bloggers like this: