Monday, November 10, 2008


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The Middle of Nowhere, Somewhere East of Columbus, Ohio

Canned Heat - Going Up the Country


Walt said...

There's something about old, abandoned buildings like this fascinate the hell out of me. I love this picture.

floyd barber said...

Great picture. I'm picturing what it would look like with flames and smoke coming out of the windows. From out of the ashes...

Dane said...

Thanks, Walt. I love that paint job, and I couldn't believe I found this where I did. It looks like the city, but really, it's out in the middle of nowhere.

Floyd: You're saying if it burned down, there might be a newer, shinier building in its place? :)

Anonymous said...

The first and most obvious is…this could us a little recycle. Second…fab choice for the song. Good fit. I could easily envision this being one of several shots used to set the scene on some B crime/exploitation film. Cue the slide guitar and the credit of “Directed by Roger Corman”.

Karswell said...

>Floyd: You're saying if it burned down, there might be a newer, shinier building in its place?

I think Floyd was referring to the "Phoenix" recycling, er... rising from the ashes.


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