Thursday, September 8, 2011

Pane-fully Broken

The view through a broken windowpane on the top factory floor is symbolic of the toll time and neglect have taken on the old Silk Mill building in Lonaconing, Maryland.

My processing choices were influenced by the feelings of lost glory for this old building, now half a century from it's prime. With the roof leaking badly in several places it may not be around much longer. A large infusion of cash will soon be needed to alter the inevitable outcome of the final chapter in this saga. So my interpretation took a decidedly "grunge" look. I'm not usually a huge fan of this style, but it seems to fit here. The question in my mind was, How much grunge? Below is an even grungier rendition:

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