absurdlakefront:

Nineteen years after the accident, the empty schools and kindergarten rooms in Pripyat - once the largest town in the Exclusion Zone with 50,000 inhabitants—remain a silent testament to the sudden and tragic departure. Due to decay, this section of the school building has since collapsed. Pripyat, Ukraine, 2005 (Gerd Ludwig/INSTITUTE)

absurdlakefront:

Nineteen years after the accident, the empty schools and kindergarten rooms in Pripyat - once the largest town in the Exclusion Zone with 50,000 inhabitants—remain a silent testament to the sudden and tragic departure. Due to decay, this section of the school building has since collapsed. Pripyat, Ukraine, 2005 (Gerd Ludwig/INSTITUTE)



bengebo:

I couldn’t even say that there was an eerie feeling while walking around in St. Marie. It felt more like a void or an absence. Just imagine living on a road where all of the homes around you were completely empty and slowly being consumed by the earth. I felt like I was in some weird post-apocalyptic suburban purgatory. I couldn’t even imagine how the current residents must have felt. Small towns have eager eyes, so we didn’t stay too long. Having Massachusetts plates didn’t help.

To see the full story, go to: http://bengebo.com/news/abandoned-air-force-base-town-st-marie-montana



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