doctorow at July 29th, 2013 21:24 — #1
jake0748 at July 29th, 2013 23:17 — #2
I actually love pictures of decaying infrastructure. I like the "haunted house" feeling. But I hope this sad little wreck falls to the ground soon. And lets the natural beauty of that spot return.
leftnotracks at July 30th, 2013 02:50 — #3
Still looks safer than The Wildmouse.
maxtheheathen at July 30th, 2013 03:16 — #4
Woah, That thing's just made out of safeway steel scaffold.
voxinspatium at July 30th, 2013 04:20 — #5
In this case, perhaps not the safe way, however.
lemoutan at July 30th, 2013 05:12 — #6
It looks like one of those signature pieces used to demonstrate 3d drawing software about twenty years ago. Pretty good at grass and mountains, but not so great at people.
spunkytws at July 30th, 2013 09:58 — #7
When I was a kid I could step out of my front door and see, in the distance, tree-covered hills. In the winter, with all the leaves gone, an old abandoned shack stood out. There was never any discernible change in it, but I liked the idea that it was steadily decaying, that, at some point in the future, the leaves would fall and reveal that the shack itself had fallen. Over each successive winter, I thought, I would see its gradual disappearance.
Unfortunately the whole area was bought by developers. The trees were razed, and cookie-cutter condos were put up in a few months. The loss of all that natural beauty still makes me sad, but it's made even more poignant by the loss of that small shack, that one tiny stand of humanity gradually giving way to nature.
doctorow at August 3rd, 2013 21:24 — #8
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