Junk Photography?

It’s common in areas of rural America where I see how reluctant people are to discard their possessions (junk?) once they are no longer needed. When asked, many owners will respond by saying they want to keep what they have, never knowing if such might be needed later on. As a photo enthusiast this situation makes my life enjoyable, seeking such compositions.

1950s Shell Gas Station

We live nearby Fieldale Virginia, once home to a large textile plant and now just a memory of better economic times. One popular attraction is a fully restored building that was a Shell Gas Station and garage. It’s full of antiques of various sorts … a perfect photo opportunity.

Looking close behind the gas pumps there is an original public telephone booth … inoperable of course because many people stopping by probably couldn’t figure out how to use it.