A beautiful structure – wonderful historic architecture, complimented by the natural beauty of disastrous decay.
The track was originally opened by Enoch Staley on May 18, 1947 as a dirt track, right as NASCAR was being fully brought to life. This speedway would eventually come to host some of the most memorable races in NASCAR history.
Luckily, I was able to witness the smoky mountains before the recent fires, which wiped out a significant portion of the forest. In the Smoky Mountains, not only did you have the picturesque scenery and surroundings creating a natural funhouse for photographers, but you would have received one hell of a package deal if you just so happened to be a photographer whom also enjoys a good explore through forgotten structures. That’s me, by the way (for anyone reading who is unfamiliar with what I do, other than talk about cats.)
It’s not often that I get weirded out about being somewhere, but this place was quite strange.
What happens when an entire zoo falls into collapse, remaining untouched for years?
What I wasn’t expecting was nearly driving straight off of a collapsed section of road, falling straight onto a beach. On that note, don’t try to eat a Big Mac while driving.
Today’s photo album is one of a beautiful, forgotten greenhouse becoming wildly overgrown in Ohio’s countryside. Otto’s Greenhouse was once Continue reading
Today’s photo album is one of an abandoned naval armory, sadly falling to pieces.