The abandoned Imperial Brewery in Kansas City, MO. It’s been locked up tight ever since being decommissioned, so I couldn’t find a safe way in. There was a small hole in the fence where I could fit through, but to get inside the building without breaking in would’ve required a lot of climbing, and it was too wet to get a grip on anything.
Decline of the Machines – 2015
A robotic arm left behind in the former (now demolished) St. Thomas Assembly plant in Southwold, Ontario, Canada.
Under the Dome – 2017
Upon setting foot inside this building it is hard to ignore the unique acoustics present. I can’t even describe what it sounded like, other than to say it was a highly distorted echo and I have never heard anything like it before in my life. With limited time and light sources I had to work quickly to get this shot. Normally I carry at least 4 bright flashlights with me but on this day I decided to lighten my backpack and only bring two. This made things more difficult as it is such a big space and it just sucks up the light. The size of this massive structure ( 6 or 7 stories high) would be lost if I were not standing in the photo for scale. To the right, you can see the second light source being held by my friend just outside the frame.
Going on 2 hours sleep over the past 40 hours combined with the eerie echoes made for a completely surreal experience and I night I will never forget.