Random Abandoned | Part 11 (2017)

downtownkeota_rcm7829lo

The Northern Plains — Keota, Colorado

Roanoke Ave. in downtown Keota – The town was established as a homestead in 1880 by two sisters, Mary and Eva Beardsley but never had more than 150 residents. In 1888 it was sold to the Lincoln Land and Cattle Co. The railroad (used mainly for cattle shipping and delivery of fresh water) was abandoned and the trackage removed in 1975…

Nikon D800

More of my work can be seen here

Keota, Colorado

Advertisements

5 responses to “Random Abandoned | Part 11 (2017)

  1. Very effective shot. 🙂

    Roanoke Ave. is not a a name to conjure up sustained and prosperous community dwellings. They might as well have named the town Usher or Innsmouth.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s