as the building crumbles comfort awaits.
from somewhere deep inside a telephone rang,
no lines were attached.
Sandhill, South Carolina
I used to travel much more than I do now. There was an ancient store/gasoline station on the highway from Columbia to Sumter. This tilting building was my test subject for every new piece of photographic equipment. Film or digital, lens or body — everything was used on this lovely bit of decay.
I understood that a couple had purchased the building with the plan to restore it to its former beauty. Sadly, the place burnt to the ground.