Growth and Decay


Just steps from where the railroad tracks used to run, this proud tree grows as a collapsed Masonic Lodge sits in ruin beside it. As the two have aged together, I imagine the lives, stories and changes they have seen. As one grows and the other decays in this rural ghost town, I wonder what stories they might have to share.


[Collapsed Corrugated Tin Roof ]


[Original 19th century pine, brick and Spanish Moss. Old Florida at its finest!]


[One of the appliances left inside the collapsed Lodge]


[Rotting boards of the original Masonic Lodge with a view of the newer (and also abandoned) Masonic Lodge c. 1950’s]

[Alachua County, FL c. 1880’s]


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One response to “Growth and Decay”

  1. foronestep2013 says :

    GOOSEBUMPS!! They say those are spirits passing through you…


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