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2013-04-03 07:59:56 PM
Welcome to Farktography!
This Week's Theme: "Ghost Towns"

Description
: Pictures of abandoned towns or sections of towns that appear abandoned.

We ask that before submitting your photos you read and adhere to the following submission rules, including but not limited to the following:
- Submissions must be photographs; screen captures do not count as photographs.
- You must be the original photographer of your entry. Do not submit anyone else's photography as your own.
- You are only allowed to enter a photograph once. Do not submit the same photo to another contest later.
- You may enter 3 photos in each contest as long as each photo is of a different composition.
- Please post each photo separately so they can be voted for individually.


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The overarching ideal behind Farktography is that image corrections are acceptable, while adding or removing elements in the image (e.g. removing telephone poles, adding Elvis) is not acceptable. HDR, stitching, or otherwise combining exposures in post processing are not allowed unless specified for a particular theme (multiple exposures done in-camera are acceptable, however). See the rules for more information on acceptable modifications, or check in at the Farktography Forums.

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2013-04-03 08:03:54 PM
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an abandoned house near Saint-Félix-de-Kingsey, QC
 
2013-04-03 08:07:42 PM


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Tonto National Monument. The Rio Salado People lived here, 800 years ago.
 
2013-04-03 08:08:34 PM
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The extremely rare ghost town in Toronto
actually they are slated to be demolished for condo towers
 
2013-04-03 08:09:19 PM
fossilspringsaz.com
Some place in Phoenix Park. Used to be a home, a business; something; not sure what.
 
2013-04-03 08:09:46 PM
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2013-04-03 08:10:01 PM
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Ghost town of Ironton, Colorado, between Ouray and Silverton.
 
2013-04-03 08:11:05 PM
fossilspringsaz.com
Found this heading up to Page last year. Though its not built into a mountain, it reminds me of the Tonto National Mnmt. that I posted above and I wonder what will be left of it in 800 years.
 
2013-04-03 08:13:42 PM
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Former boarding house in the ghost town of Animas Forks, Colorado.
 
2013-04-03 08:18:48 PM
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Katrina aftermath.

Biggie at Flickr.
 
2013-04-03 08:19:39 PM
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Ghost town of Ashcroft, Colorado, south of Aspen. It was founded as a silver mining town in 1880, grew to 3500 people, six hotels and twenty saloons...and then crashed five years later when the price of silver dropped out.
 
2013-04-03 08:20:07 PM
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Katrina aftermath.

Biggie at Flickr
 
2013-04-03 08:21:31 PM
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2013-04-03 08:54:20 PM
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Montezuma's Castle National Monument, Arizona.
 
2013-04-03 09:09:17 PM
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2013-04-03 09:10:12 PM
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Six Flags New Orleans, October, 2010
 
2013-04-03 09:10:43 PM
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2013-04-03 09:11:02 PM
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Six Flags New Orleans, October, 2010
 
2013-04-03 09:11:58 PM
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Six Flags New Orleans, October, 2010
 
2013-04-03 09:12:45 PM
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2013-04-03 09:28:01 PM
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The Forum - Rome
 
2013-04-03 09:28:40 PM
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The Forum in Pompeii
 
2013-04-03 09:32:15 PM
Ghost Block
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Not an entire ghost town, but this whole city block is dead, and has been for a long time.
 
2013-04-03 09:33:58 PM
Abandoned
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Nature is slowly reclaiming this building and its lot.
 
2013-04-03 10:08:43 PM
It's a beautiful day...in what's left of this neighborhood...
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2013-04-04 12:03:30 AM
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abandoned colonial fort St Martin
 
2013-04-04 12:04:31 AM
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2013-04-04 12:10:03 AM
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2013-04-04 12:29:48 AM
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2013-04-04 12:36:28 AM

Ooh!


The 'Living Enrichment Center'. Once a large church in my home town, now abandoned. Set on part of the property that used to be Damnash mental hospital. Great place.



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2013-04-04 12:40:10 AM
I think the altar once stood here.

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2013-04-04 12:43:52 AM
Used to be a whole compound. Had their own pool and stuff.

i.imgur.com
 
2013-04-04 12:54:16 AM
French Quarter during Hurricane Isaac curfew

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2013-04-04 02:05:46 AM
An abandoned Union Pacific caboose, that was once used as a gas station, Rhyolite, NV.

i.imgur.com
 
2013-04-04 02:12:04 AM
The Pullman Motel, Restaurant at the junction of Interstate 8 and AZ Highway 84, Stanfield, AZ. This picture was taken in 2005, sadly the Motel and Restaurant have since been bulldozed.
i.imgur.com
 
2013-04-04 02:20:48 AM
The remains of the Cook Bank building, Rhyolite, NV. Possibly the most famous ghost town building in the Western US. This along with the caboose photo were taken in April 2011.
i.imgur.com
 
2013-04-04 04:44:07 AM
Miletus, Turkey
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2013-04-04 07:16:01 AM
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2013-04-04 07:20:58 AM
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2013-04-04 07:21:43 AM
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2013-04-04 07:41:38 AM
sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net
 
2013-04-04 10:47:34 AM
imageshack.us
 
2013-04-04 10:48:29 AM
imageshack.us
 
2013-04-04 09:09:01 PM
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soldier cabin
Valley Forge, PA



 
2013-04-05 08:32:17 PM
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