Andy Oakley

Urban decay and abandonment

I've always enjoyed photography that captures the theme of urban decay and abandonment. Something to do with the massive concrete structures, once built with such ambition and promise, now lying unkempt and uninhabited. 24 Tales of Ghost Towns and Abandoned Cities 23-kowloon-walled-city-destroyed1[1] Various Trips to Titan Silos in California and Colorado 2198343755_3ed4361fc4[1] Five modern abandoned cities abandoned-city-2[1] To some extent even the photos from urban exploration adventures expose some of the same unseen facets of modern cities. Although some of those expeditions are a bit extreme they do serve as a reminder that there is a huge amount of infrastructure, but active and abandoned, required to support a city and industry.
October 10, 2009