On Saturday, Jeff, Emily and I drove up to Baltimore to scout around and find interesting things to photograph. We hadn't been in the city long before some huge, intimidating clown faces caught our eye. We swung back for a closer look.
We then drove through the Baltimore Cemetery. Emily and I had pulled up to these gates on other occasions but always failed to find it open. Today we drove right in and parked on top of the hill, looking down upon the bleached stones jutting from the ground.
We left the cemetery, empty of living souls, apart from us, and carried on driving.
The sun was dropping lower in the sky when we came across our last port of call. We had been here many years before and the place had been guarded quite heavily, preventing any further explorations.
But today it was overgrown, empty and heavily damaged by vandals.
The Pemco factory will all shortly be cleared out as the land has been purchased by local developers for a residential and retail complex. The company has moved to Alabama because of the dwindling business in north America, due to the shift towards stainless steel. Those disappearing orange Howard Johnson roofs won't be made by Pemco anymore...
3 weeks ago