Twin Arrows + Two Guns

I have a lot of photos from our most recent trip out west that I want to share. A lot of pictures that I’m really, really excited to show off! Despite covering ground we’d driven just a few years prior, we still managed to make lots of new stops. That being said, aside from our

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abandoned industrial complex

Every time I think there’s nothing new to explore in this city we end up finding something wonderful. Most recently – this place! My history with this building complex began around the time I moved to Cleveland. We were doing a lot of exploring, getting out nearly every weekend to take photos. This place was

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abandoned around Cleveland

Just some recent photos from abandoned buildings around the Cleveland area… Sometimes we visit really rad places but I just don’t feel like taking the time to set up my tripod, or maybe I’m just too busy being nervous about the neighborhood to take the time to find that perfect shot and don’t end up

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abandoned factory – revisited

I guess the theme of the abandoned buildings I’ve been sharing on the blog this last month, like the factory full of trash & the masonic hall, is that I’ve been there before. 2014 was the year I moved to Cleveland, and the year I really got in to photographing abandoned buildings. I had always

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east cleveland abandoned factory

Four years ago I first shared photos of this abandoned factory located on the east side of Cleveland. Built in 1917, it became one of the largest machine-tool manufacturers in the United States. Eventually the company began to suffer due to competition, the recession, and corporate inefficiencies. They restructured, cut the workforce in half and

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abandoned masonic hall

Four-ish years ago, this is where my soon-to-be husband took me on our very first date. For that reason alone this rotten old building is kind of special to me. I’ve been back a few times since but not any time recently. It’d been on my list of places to reshoot for one small yellow

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abandoned church

The very first abandoned building I ever shared photos of on The Dainty Squid was a church. That church is now long gone, and I’ve got a few more under my belt since then but they still haven’t lost their charm to me. Next to schools, I think they might be my favorite type of

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