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Crow's Nest Interior | SS United States (Philadelphia, PA)

Crow's Nest Interior | SS United States (Philadelphia, PA) - SS United States
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Ascending the ladder up the crow's nest is enough of a chore without carrying a tripod and camera also - and setting the tripod up in such a confined area was a task in and of itself. Still, I'd like to think the view justifies it - it is an experience few will ever have, and I'm glad that I have something to remember it by. This view is from approximately 2/3 of the way up.

If you'd like to learn more about Philadelphia's lost ship the SS United States, it is a featured chapter in the new Abandoned America book Abandoned America: Dismantling the Dream, available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and many other online booksellers across the globe. Signed copies are available here. Photographs and unattributed text by Matthew Christopher.


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