COME PLAY is a photographic series that was completed in 2012. the photographs were taken at a location that was most known as thistle mill. the mill stood in the patapsco valley in ellicot city, maryland and was used for numerous operations in the 100+ years that it stood. in 2003, the mill was shut down due to a fire. for the next ten years, the mill was used as a playground for rebellious teenagers with spray paint cans and urban explorers with cameras.
in 2013, the remaining structures of the mill in these photographs were demolished.
places to go, people to see Published July 26, 2013