Monthly Archives: May 2012
Odd images, whether intentional or not, are the norm when exploring the garbage of an abandoned home. Here, it seems that Arm and Hammer’s Double Duty kitty litter serves both as an odor-trapping medium for kitty’s business, and as a … Continue reading
In spite of the sign, I saw no evidence of shaving. Just another day at the office.
Old barns are always fun to explore. I experience a childlike thrill when the wind blows a creaky door closed, when spooked birds flap skyward at my presence, and when I realize that the closest human may very well be … Continue reading
The address was the one listed on my work order. My keys worked in the front door. And yet I couldn’t help feeling like an intruder as I made my way up the stairs. Is this really a trashout? Is … Continue reading
I’m away from my archive of garbage photos today, and soon I’ll be en route to an excessive a couple of hours away, so I thought I’d offer a bit more color and nature than the normal offering of foreclosure … Continue reading
The home was built in the early 1970s on what was then far outside the reaches of traffic jams and strip malls and prying neighbors. It offered the privacy of several acres of wooded land and swamp (watch out for … Continue reading
This Bible was waiting, upright, in the living room of a garbage house in North Minneapolis.
This bemused devil with heavy eyelids was the only thing watching me at a house in North Minneapolis. He was in the dark, sitting on a dresser amid a room filled with soiled mattresses and garbage. Only my Rebel 90 … Continue reading
This paper was on a rec room floor at a clean suburban home. These homes are great to work in, but not as much fun to photograph. I guess I just love garbage too much. Still, the garage had this … Continue reading
View Larger Map I was browsing the data in an article called “25 Most Dangerous Neighborhoods,” and found it to be lacking. The data and maps are nice, but I wanted an actual visual of what these places look like. … Continue reading