Preview
Click to preview American Flats photo book

Watch your step! Climb with me into a dark and marvelous place, down an unmarked dirt road, rising out of the harsh desert landscape of northwestern Nevada. Decaying ruins of a monolithic factory complex called American Flats, dating from the early 1920’s, are encrusted with layer upon layer of graffiti spray and paintball battles. Unreinforced concrete defines roof-less chambers, sinkholes, stairs to nowhere, cyanide pools, and shattered infrastructure. Architecture, whose original function is now unfathomable, becomes pure form, and suggests the full range of human aspirations. Stonehenge reminiscent pillars and Gothic colonnades lit by radiant light remind us of the heights. Dark dungeons, bombed out walls, and the post-apocalyptic rubble warns of the depths.

caking

About the Author

Catherine King
caking Verdi, NV, USA

Publish Date  March 06, 2012

Dimensions  Standard Landscape  40 pgs Standard Paper

Category  Travel

Comments (0)

Our Yellowstone Adventure - Travel photo book
Published December 22, 2013
Christmas Markets Along the Rhine - Travel photo book
Published January 26, 2013
Portrait of Italy - Travel photo book
Published August 11, 2012
Green the Whole Year 'Round - Travel photo book
Published January 29, 2012
Window on Greece - photo book
Published November 28, 2011
Train Stories - Travel photo book
Published November 20, 2011
Quantity

Blurb Sites

© 2014 Blurb