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Abandoned Farm Ancillary Buildings on SC Hwy 81

On 12/29 my mate and I stopped to view an abandoned barn on South Carolina Hwy 81 outside of Anderson. We walked the property and found the ruins of a large two-story house, now burned to the ground with only the side chimneys prominent in the invading vegetation. This blog entry focuses on the ancillary buildings that were also found. They all had echoes of the past, with present day interlopers left to ponder the relics left behind. The Bottle House had dozens of cider type bottles under the collapsed structure. Did the people drink that much cider or was there another use? The open shed had something looked like a fire pit, but there were no ashes and the construction did not make sense. These mysteries are one of the things I like about exploring and documenting abandoned locations.

All 129 pictures of the location are in this flickr set.

Top: Red Building Bottom: Bottle Building


Click on picture to see more larger image

Front of bottle buildingRear of Bottle BuildingClose-up of many bottles found.  Why are they there?
Open ShedObjects inside open shed.  Side of Open Shed
Dog Kennel.  There once was an enclosed area in front of the windowed doorsInterior of Dog KennelBack of Dog Kennel
Front of Red BuildingChairs stacked inside of Red Building Door.  They belong to the adjacent antique business.Looking inside the Red Building
Front of Red BuildingWalking around to the sideDetail of foundation and revealed interior wood boarding.
Rear of Red BuildingWalking around to the collapsed end  I like the lines and color in this picture
Tags: abandoned, farm, rural
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