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Photographs of abandoned buildings.Created by: PICRYL - Public Domain Media Search EngineDated: 2010
Urban decay is the process whereby a previously functioning city, or part of a city, falls into disrepair. There is a beauty in this kind of urban decay than can be captured wonderfully through a photographer's well-trained eye.
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Ransom Gillis Mansion, Alfred at John R Streets, March 2001

Ransom Gillis Mansion, Alfred at John R Streets, March 2001

Picryl description: Public domain image of a historic building in Detroit, Michigan, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Logan Airport Area. Neighborhood Boys Play Rough with an Abandoned Car behind the Wood Island Station of the MBTA

Logan Airport Area. Neighborhood Boys Play Rough with an Abandoned Car...

Original Caption: Logan Airport Area. Neighborhood Boys Play Rough with an Abandoned Car behind the Wood Island Station of the MBTA (Metropolitan Boston Transit Authority) 05/1973..U.S. National Archives’ Local... More

Looking inside, Livernois Ave. at Ellsworth, Detroit, 2013

Looking inside, Livernois Ave. at Ellsworth, Detroit, 2013

Photograph shows a pair of storefronts, El Lynn's Kitchen, serving breakfast, burgers, and soul food, which is open, and one next door which appears to be abandoned.

A large factory with a lot of pipes. Factory allentown steel.

A large factory with a lot of pipes. Factory allentown steel.

A large factory with a lot of pipes and a roof / The steel works of the steel works of the steel works of the steel works of the steel works of the steel works of the steel works of the steel works of the steel... More

An old car is parked in front of a barn. Farmhouse abandoned monteagle.

An old car is parked in front of a barn. Farmhouse abandoned monteagle...

Stock photo: A black and white photo of a car parked next to a shed / An old car is parked in front of a barn.

10828 S. Avalon Blvd., LA, 2006

10828 S. Avalon Blvd., LA, 2006

Picryl description: Public domain image of a mural painting, architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

A row of rusted metal pipes sitting on the side of a road. Rusted corrosion old.

A row of rusted metal pipes sitting on the side of a road. Rusted corr...

A row of metal pipes sitting next to each other. A row of old industrial machinery sitting on top of a cement floor. Public domain stock photo of trains, and railroad transport.

Ruins building destruction building. An old barn in the fog on a foggy day

Ruins building destruction building. An old barn in the fog on a foggy...

Architecture stock photograph: A barn in the fog / An old barn in the fog on a foggy day.

6021 Concord St., Detroit, 2012

6021 Concord St., Detroit, 2012

Picryl description: Public domain image of a historic building in Detroit, Michigan, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

An abandoned building clad in painted sheets of tin in Emory, the seat of Rains County in East Texas

An abandoned building clad in painted sheets of tin in Emory, the seat...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Lyda Hill Texas Collection of Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and P... More

Ghost town house old building. A dirt road in front of a wooden building

Ghost town house old building. A dirt road in front of a wooden buildi...

Architecture stock photograph: A couple of buildings that are next to a tree / A dirt road in front of a wooden building.

An old train is sitting on the tracks. Train steam train railway.

An old train is sitting on the tracks. Train steam train railway.

An old train sitting on the tracks in a rural area / A rusty train engine sitting on the tracks / Public domain vintage photo.

Abandoned gas station, Selma, Alabama

Abandoned gas station, Selma, Alabama

Picryl description: Public domain image of a gas station, convenience store, 20th-century small town, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Waffle House Restaurant torn apart by Hurricane Katrina on the Biloxi, Mississippi coast

Waffle House Restaurant torn apart by Hurricane Katrina on the Biloxi,...

Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer. Credit line: Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Gift and purchase; Carol M. Highsmith; 2009; (DLC/PP-2010... More

Whatever this structure in Valentine in Jeff Davis County in far-west Texas once was, someone thought enough of it to mark it "private property"

Whatever this structure in Valentine in Jeff Davis County in far-west ...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Lyda Hill Texas Collection of Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and P... More

An old rusted train sitting on the tracks. Eritrea train yard.

An old rusted train sitting on the tracks. Eritrea train yard.

Stock photo: A rusted train car sitting on train tracks / An old rusted train sitting on the tracks.

A couple of old trucks parked in front of a building. Jerome arizona copper.

A couple of old trucks parked in front of a building. Jerome arizona c...

Stock photo: Two old trucks are parked in front of a shack / A couple of old trucks parked in front of a building.

An old blue car parked in front of a house. Car automobile oldtimer.

An old blue car parked in front of a house. Car automobile oldtimer.

Stock photo: An old car is parked in a driveway / An old blue car parked in front of a house.

A long-abandoned pet and feed store in Zephyr, an unincorporated town in Brown County, Texas

A long-abandoned pet and feed store in Zephyr, an unincorporated town ...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Lyda Hill Texas Collection of Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and P... More

Former Packard Plant, E. Grand Blvd. at Concord, Detroit, 2014

Former Packard Plant, E. Grand Blvd. at Concord, Detroit, 2014

Picryl description: Public domain photo of a factory, warehouse, commercial or industrial building, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

An old car is parked in a field. Bodie california usa.

An old car is parked in a field. Bodie california usa.

Stock photo: An old car sits in a field of grass / An old car is parked in a field.

Broken miniature golf pieces in the ruins of Biloxi, Mississippi coast after hurricane Katrina

Broken miniature golf pieces in the ruins of Biloxi, Mississippi coast...

Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer. Credit line: Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Gift and purchase; Carol M. Highsmith; 2009; (DLC/PP-2010... More

Former Packard Plant, E. Grand Blvd. at Concord, Detroit, 2012

Former Packard Plant, E. Grand Blvd. at Concord, Detroit, 2012

Picryl description: Public domain photo of a factory, warehouse, commercial or industrial building, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

Public domain stock image. Train railway abandoned.
Public domain stock image. Old motel arizona sky.
Former Packard Plant, E. Grand Blvd. at Concord, Detroit, 2000 (Water tower)

Former Packard Plant, E. Grand Blvd. at Concord, Detroit, 2000 (Water ...

Public domain photograph of factory building, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Time, and vines, have caught up with an abandoned building in Bracketville in Kinney County, Texas

Time, and vines, have caught up with an abandoned building in Bracketv...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Lyda Hill Texas Collection of Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and P... More

Abandones house ghost town bodie ca building. A black and white photo of an old house

Abandones house ghost town bodie ca building. A black and white photo ...

Architecture stock photograph: A black and white photo of a wooden house / A black and white photo of an old house.

A boat sitting on top of a dry grass covered field. Boat fishing boat blue.

A boat sitting on top of a dry grass covered field. Boat fishing boat ...

A boat that is sitting on a beach / A boat sitting on top of a beach / Public domain art photo.

An old steam engine sitting inside of a building. Machinery antique engine.

An old steam engine sitting inside of a building. Machinery antique en...

Stock photo: The engine of a steam engine / An old steam engine sitting inside of a building.

Former Packard Plant, E. Grand Blvd. at Concord, Detroit, 2009

Former Packard Plant, E. Grand Blvd. at Concord, Detroit, 2009

Picryl description: Public domain photo of a factory, warehouse, commercial or industrial building, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

Remains of an old gas station in Robert Lee, the county seat of Coke County, Texas

Remains of an old gas station in Robert Lee, the county seat of Coke C...

Public domain photograph - historical image of Texas, United States, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Abandoned building in Kingwood, West Virginia

Abandoned building in Kingwood, West Virginia

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Pur... More

An old rusted car parked in front of a building. Car rusty rusted.

An old rusted car parked in front of a building. Car rusty rusted.

Stock photo: An old car parked in a gravel lot / An old rusted car parked in front of a building.

Building decay old building. An old brick building with graffiti on it

Building decay old building. An old brick building with graffiti on it

Architecture stock photograph: A wall of brick with graffiti on it / An old brick building with graffiti on it.

An old green truck is parked in the grass. Truck old vintage.

An old green truck is parked in the grass. Truck old vintage.

Stock photo: A rusted old truck sitting in the grass / An old green truck is parked in the grass.

An old rusted truck sitting in a field. Abandoned truck prairie.

An old rusted truck sitting in a field. Abandoned truck prairie.

Stock photo: An old truck sitting in a field of grass / An old rusted truck sitting in a field.

Former Packard Plant, E. Grand Blvd. at Concord, 2003

Former Packard Plant, E. Grand Blvd. at Concord, 2003

Picryl description: Public domain image of a historic building in Detroit, Michigan, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Public domain stock image. Tire wheel vintage.

Public domain stock image. Tire wheel vintage.

Tire photos: Free images of tires, available for commercial use and free download. Copyright-free, no attribution required.

An old rusted out truck sitting in a field. Antique car final rest abandoned.

An old rusted out truck sitting in a field. Antique car final rest aba...

Stock photo: An old car in a field of tall grass / An old rusted out truck sitting in a field.

A rusted boat sitting in a body of water. Boat abandonment old.

A rusted boat sitting in a body of water. Boat abandonment old.

A rusted boat sits in a dirty river / A rusty boat is docked in a dry dock / Public domain stock photo of a ship.

Public domain stock image. Truck abandoned rusted.
Mural in Baltimore, Maryland - Drawing. Public domain image.

Mural in Baltimore, Maryland - Drawing. Public domain image.

Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer. Credit line: Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Gift and purchase ; Carol M. Highsmith; 2009; (DLC/PP-201... More

Window old wall building.
Stolin belarus synagogue building. An old brick building with wooden doors and windows

Stolin belarus synagogue building. An old brick building with wooden d...

Architecture stock photograph: The old building with boarded up windows / An old brick building with wooden doors and windows.

A close up of a bunch of rusty gears. Gears mechanical metal, science technology.

A close up of a bunch of rusty gears. Gears mechanical metal, science ...

A close up of a rusty metal piece of machinery / A rusted piece of metal with many different parts - public domain stock photo.

Old, abandoned gas station in North Carolina

Old, abandoned gas station in North Carolina

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

Closed business address of a wrecking yard that is itself a wreck in Lamesa, the seat of Dawson County, Texas

Closed business address of a wrecking yard that is itself a wreck in L...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Lyda Hill Texas Collection of Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and P... More

Sign for an abandoned motel in Monahans, southwest of Odessa in Ward County, Texas

Sign for an abandoned motel in Monahans, southwest of Odessa in Ward C...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Lyda Hill Texas Collection of Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and P... More

Public domain stock image. Wreck rusty vehicle.
Truss fachwerkhaus building.
An old car on top of a pole. Car old abandoned.

An old car on top of a pole. Car old abandoned.

Stock photo: A car that is upside down on a pole / An old car on top of a pole.

A very tall building with a skylight in the middle of it. Abandoned decay buildings.

A very tall building with a skylight in the middle of it. Abandoned de...

Architecture stock photograph: The architecture of the city / A very tall building with a skylight in the middle of it.

A chair sitting in front of a fireplace in a room. Tavern fireplace abandoned.

A chair sitting in front of a fireplace in a room. Tavern fireplace ab...

A chair sitting in a room next to a fireplace. A chair sitting in a room with a fireplace. Public domain stock photo of light and darkness.

A red boat sitting on top of a sandy beach. Boat rusty old.

A red boat sitting on top of a sandy beach. Boat rusty old.

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Jerome arizona town building. A group of old trucks parked in front of a building

Jerome arizona town building. A group of old trucks parked in front of...

Architecture stock photograph: A group of old trucks and buildings in a rural area / A group of old trucks parked in front of a building.

Gratiot Ave. at Chene, Detroit, 2013

Gratiot Ave. at Chene, Detroit, 2013

Picryl description: Public domain image of a historic building in Detroit, Michigan, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

A boat is sitting on the sand on the beach. Boat crustacean beach

A boat is sitting on the sand on the beach. Boat crustacean beach

Stock photo: A boat with clams on the side of it on a beach / A boat is sitting on the sand on the beach.