Abandoned By Reason

Normally I take pictures inside the trains, but I thought it would be nice to show a different angle of them, so this is what they look like from the outside. I'm not as adventurous as some when it comes to exploring abandoned places; I'm no urban explorer or whatever they are calling themselves these days--but I do enjoy the decay of a forgotten place. In Washington State there was an old army bunker I found on one of my drives around the range roads. Obviously, in Virgina I've been enamored with these trains. I don't know what I'll find in Pennsylvania yet, but I have a couple of friends promising to join me on my excursions so hopefully we'll discover some interesting spots. It's funny how moving on to new places makes you nostalgic...


Outfit details:
Wren dress

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29 comments:

  1. Wow! These pictures are magical! :)
    xo, Tori
    http://daisiesandpixiedust.blogspot.com

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  2. great atmospheric shots rebecca! you're right about the nostalgia. :)

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  3. Beautiful pictures! Your shoes are adorable!

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  4. Wonderful photos as always!

    http://lartoffashion.blogspot.com

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  5. Ah! Everything about these--from the tone to that dress. THAT DRESS. I love it.

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  6. Amazing photos ! Very magical.
    Your style is wonderful and inspires me. <3

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  7. i haven't seen a dress i've loved more than this in a long, long time. absolutely gorgeous!
    sophie
    princessrhyme.blogspot.com

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  8. I love the beautiful colors in these photos and those magical flares. These pictures make regular train tracks look extraordinarily beautiful!

    -Charlotte

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  9. That dress !!!

    Best wishes on your new adventures!

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  10. beautiful!!

    from,

    helen @ http://thelovecatsinc.blogspot.com

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  11. Wonderful photos! That's a beautiful dress! I think you'll find plenty of trains in PA. It's where I grew up and there were plenty everywhere I went. That's how I grew up loving them.
    Best, M.
    http://fadedmstyle.com

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  12. Pretty dress!

    Agreed with M. said about trains- what part of PA are you in?

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  13. I love the dress, anything with galaxy print gets me.

    Have you used a filter over these photos? I would love to know how you created this effect because it looks just wonderful.

    Wardrobe Quarry

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  14. that cosmic print is perfect with the foggyness of these pictures. Did you create that with Photoshop or was it already like that? Love it! :)
    Rory
    www.WearAboutsBlog.com
    Enter my $50 Captiv giveaway!

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  15. @Chloe, @WearAbouts yeah I played around with them in editing (I don't normally). There's a couple of different filters and some light-leaks applied. It's hard to describe b/c each was treated a little differently.

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  16. @Rose Eva, I'll be near Lancaster. I just don't know if I'll find an abandoned sleeping car or eating car train--those are so rad on the inside and normally I just find box-cars.

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  17. i adore your dress! nice pics! :)

    http://www.kellydillon.com

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  18. I adore your dress, seriously want a galaxy print dress for the summer, the style on yours is so cute!
    Daisy Dayz
    Cross-Jones-Photography
    My Hub Pages

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  19. I'm always inspired to just drive around and snap outfit shots by myself, but have yet to venture out due to my allergies. But I do love the edit and feel of these photos

    xx

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  20. I love exploring abandoned places (not an urban explorer though....not urban!) but there are a lot things while exploring that I tend to get nervous about .... Still, like you are here, it's a fun juxtaposition between new clothes and old places.

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  21. I love this dress, and I love how you took these photos from a different angle! I've been wondering, what part of Washington State did you live in? I've lived there all my life! :)

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  22. @Berit, in junior high I actually lived in Puyallup, WA. Two years ago though I lived in Fort Lewis.

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  23. lovely picture with awesome dress.

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  24. This dress is amazing! I love the galaxy print! In fact...I am in the middle of making myself a few DIY galaxy items. I am going to start off with making a shirt and if that turns out well, I will make a dress and some shorts. I figured since I couldn't find the galaxy dress I wanted, I should just make my own. Make it more personalized!

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  25. This dress is just so cool! I love the galaxy print. Great setting for the pictures too. I like seeing the outside of the trains!

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