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Daily Photo (6/25/20) – Nature’s Chateau

Photo — “Abandoned Chateau, France”

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Nature reclaiming an abandoned chateau in the French countryside.

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Daily Photo (6/2/20) – Michigan Central Station, Detroit

Photo — “Michigan Central Station”

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“Michigan Central Station (also known as Michigan Central Depot or MCS), built in mid-1912 through 1913 for the Michigan Central Railroad, was Detroit, Michigan’s passenger rail depot from its opening in 1913 after the previous Michigan Central Station burned, until the cessation of Amtrak service on January 6, 1988. At the time of its construction, it was the tallest rail station in the world.” (Wikipedia)  It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1975 and restoration projects are currently underway.

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Daily Photo (5/26/20) Abandoned Days Inn

Photo — “Abandoned Days Inn”

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2020. “Ivy Consuming the Pool of an Abandoned Days Inn Resort in PA.” Photo by RiddiMRyder.  (Check out his blog for much more!) 

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Daily Photo (5/14/20) – Corkscrew to Oblivion

Photo — “Corkscrew to Oblivion”

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“Abandoned Nara Dreamland  Theme Park In Japan” Original photo credit: Romain Veillon

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Infographic — When Do You Quit Reading?

Why Do We Abandon Books?

All readers have their own opinion on when to give up on a book — if at all.  Goodreads surveyed their users recently to see when readers choose to abandon books and why.  Also included are the top titles that they have found marked “not finished” or “abandoned”.  I know I find it tough to stop reading once I’ve started…how about you? What is your rule of thumb for when close a book that’s just now working for you and move on to another?  [VIA]

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Daily Photo (5/11/20) – Collapsed Temple

Photo — “Collapsed Wuchan Temple In Taiwan”

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The buildings collapsed in an earthquake on September 21, 1999 and had been kept in its fallen state as a reminder and memorial of that day. 

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Daily Photo – Bridge Out!

Photo — “BrIdge Closed”

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This is an abandoned suspension bridge in New Zealand.  The photographer did not disclose the location, but it’s believed to be the Opiki suspension bridge.

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Daily Photo – Car Reclaimed by the Forest

Photo — “Car Reclaimed by the Forest”

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It’s amazing how resilient nature is and how it will always find a way to reclaim what man has made for itself.  It makes you wonder just how this car made it to the middle of the woods, or even what was there before the forest made its move to claim the area.

From Reddit user /u/BillNyesEyeGuy (the photographer) this photo was taken at “Hurtado Point, near Lund.” in British Columbia, Canada. 

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Photo Prompt – Abandoned Land of Oz Theme Park, North Carolina

Photo — “Abandoned Land of Oz Theme Park, Beech Mountain North Carolina”

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“The Land of Oz is a theme park in the resort town of Beech Mountain, North Carolina, USA. In 1970 it opened as a theme park based on the L. Frank Baum Wizard of Oz books by Carolina Caribbean Corporation under the guidance of Grover Robbins, who had been successful with Tweetsie Railroad, and designed by Jack Pentes. It was fully operational until 1980. “Wikipedia.

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