Abandoned Texas

Lost Americana Texas: Where Should I Go?

Lost Americana: Going Back To Texas For the first time ever I’ll be exploring rural Texas specifically for documenting Lost Americana. If you know any farming areas that have been hard hit by population decline point me in the right direction, by commenting below, or on the Facebook page.   While I’ve been to Texas several times, having family who live there… Read more →

A (Rail) Road Runs Through It

The Railroad, Farmers and America I’ve really had two loves when it comes to photographing the ruins of the early twentieth century. The towns & farms of our agricultural society and the factories & infrastructure of our industrial past. Yet while both are very different there has always been one connecting element. The railroad. Following embankments that once had tracks has… Read more →

Ottawa County, Kansas

Ottawa County, Kansas. January 2008.  (Read to the end for a special give-away) I thought about calling this a throwback Thursday photo, but honestly, just about anything I take photos of is a throwback to days gone by. Back on the trip I took in the Winter of 2008 I came across this old homestead in Ottawa County, Kansas. Somewhere between… Read more →

Back to North Dakota

I’ve been to North Dakota twice while documenting Lost Americana. Both were brief trips on the edge of the state. The first in 2002 I passed through the very southwestern tip on my way from Montana to South Dakota. The second in 2003, another brief half-day, as I passed from Canada into Minnesota. The two trips which lasted less than… Read more →