the old factory lies abandoned
overgrown and fire-damaged
where footsteps once echoed
only wind and rain remain

These are the remains of the original Ruawai Co-operative Dairy Company Butter Factory that was established in 1915, but which has been out of use for many years.  For a while there was an apartment on the upper level of the factory, but that was abandoned and was destroyed by fire in March 2015.

4 thoughts on “ABANDONED

  1. Here in New Brunswick we seem to be in crisis with respect to old buildings. Covered bridges, one room schools and older churches have reached the point of no recovery in many cases. Jane

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