Like an archaeological dig, the layers of paint and advertising reveal the long history of this well worn streetcar in Kolkata, India.
The tabby, brick, and stucco layers of construction are revealed on this early nineteenth century cotton warehouse in Darien, GA. Tabby is a mixture of equal parts oyster shells, sand, and lime mixed with water. Durable and inexpensive, this building material was used extensively along the coastal Carolinas and Georgia. Darien was once a leading Atlantic port for the export of cotton, timber, and turpentine.
Layers of peeling paint, caulk, and tar show through on the bow of this wooden fishing boat near Les Cayes, Haiti.
Layers of sand, salt, paint, and rust adorns an old metal fitting washed ashore near Apalachicola, FL
Laundry hangs in one of grand old homes in Havana; layers of paint, plaster, and brick now revealed from decades of neglect.
Pealing paint ant rust on the long defunct Sloss Furnaces. The blast furnaces made iron in Birmingham, Alabama, for almost a century.
Decaying grandeur of elegance that once was in Vrindivan, India.