Desert Road Trip: First in a series of articles about my recent West Texas photo journey
I made a recent sojourn to the desert and mountains of West Texas. This is the first report from that trip.
I traveled with a list of things to see and a defined itinerary, but this was my first of many unexpected stops. I was drawn from the interstate by a siren song . . . actually, as I drove by this small town, I spotted a tall brick building that had all the hallmarks of something interesting to shoot — so, I took the town’s exit to explore.
It’s an eerie feeling walking or driving through a town that’s so silent and abandoned that it feels like a place forgotten by time. Even though it seemed empty, I had the feeling of eyes on me. There was one man operating a big machine on his property, and a few occupied homes where I had the sensation that people were peeping through their windows to keep an eye on me.
For additional context, below are a few iPhone photographs taken on location.
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