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Some street photography from a week or so in NYC back in March.
There was a big deli at the bottom of the street I stayed on that’s apparently famous for its roast beef sandwiches. I figured millions of New Yorkers Can’t be wrong.
Some images of the famous Michigan Central Station- one of Detroit’s most prominent abandoned landmarks.
Chicago had green people. Detroit turns out in red.
Some photos from a youth Demonstration in Detroit.
It’s hard to know how people feel about tourists climbing around in the ruins of their neighbourhood.
A final set of photos of Detroit’s ruins. This time it’s Lee Plaza on West Grand Boulevard.
Some very detailed street art taken on a sunny day in Detroit.
Some photos from the abandoned Packard Automotive plant on the East side of Detroit.
A final set of photos from the city of Detroit. Taken around Corktown and in the city centre.
Detroit is known now as the biggest city on the ‘rust belt’ – cities where manufacturing recessions have devastated the local economy.
Some images from the start of a chilly spring in Chicago.
Thankfully not an aquarium in a shed but just an aquarium named after a guy called Shedd.
Apparently way back in the 1830s about 20 per cent of Chicago’s population were Irish.
Some images of the city of Chicago after sundown.
Some photos of the Boeing production plant in Everett WA.
So Chicago has these dive bars that double as liquor stores during the day and they’re a sort of throwback to an age where drinking was something you did to get drunk. . .
Some shots in the dark taken in Seattle back in March.
Some images from a few rainy days in Seattle.
More photos from the 1940s courtesy of the archives on Shorpy.com.