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Globalization, a Flat World, and Falling Roofs

Thursday, May 29th, 2008

What is depicted in the above image no longer exists. What little I saw of it, when it existed, was in shambles. Pieces of cardboard and stripped copper wiring were strewn across the floor. Scrawls intersected with airbrushed art. Light ended on concrete. Colors converged.
It was a beautiful place for what it was. A post-industrial […]

So Alang SS Indy

Saturday, February 9th, 2008

Our last view of the SS Independence — taken from the Golden Gate Bridge, being towed like a broken soul, on its way to be broken down on the beaches of Alang, India.

As an aside: I contacted three different news organizations a full week before the ship was to be leaving. Not a single one […]

Stephen’s Meat – History into a Parking Lot

Saturday, January 19th, 2008

The front wall of Stephens Meat Products in San Jose, California. This building no longer exists.
There was a time in our history in which a cut of meat, or links of sausage didn’t come from a chain supermarket. Meat wasn’t transported pre-cut, across the country, via refrigerated trains. There was a local […]

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