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a symbol for the century

A Certain Kind of Emptiness: The Abandoned Portside Power Plant
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Our historic imagination is at best slightly developed. We generalise and idealise the past egregiously. We set up little toys to stand as symbols for centuries and the complicated lives of countless individuals.

~John Dewey, Characters and Events

Portside Power Plant (a pseudonym), 2009. Photograph by Matthew Christopher of Abandoned America