Abandoned Rails Over Highway


A perspective view of an old, overgrown railway track leading into the lushness of surrounding trees and foliage. The wooden sleepers and rusted rails are partly reclaimed by nature, as greenery encroaches upon the disused line, hinting at the quiet solitude of a once-busy thoroughfare now at rest.








This short exploration video contains an abandoned railway line stuck between two properties abutting a major highway in the northeast. The line crosses three city street blocks on one side and one street block situated over a river into another neighborhood. You can almost say that the train line divides the poor from the rich.  I wish I could have crossed it without causing unwanted attention from the highway patrol. Maybe I will cross it one night sometime later in the year when no one is around.

A short but satisfying exploration involving two abandoned properties and a rail line. 

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