A Photographic Study of All Things West Virginia


In this age of personal cell phones it seems that pay phones are being slowly phased out of existence.  This particular pay phone adorns the outside of an abandoned convenience store, but the presence of a soda bottle and a cigarette package made me think that if you picked it up you just might get a dial tone.

Clay County, WV


6 responses

  1. elmediat

    The feeling of emptiness is very strong here. The empty bottle by the phone suggests the last guy just left.

    January 25, 2013 at 12:23 am

  2. arnoldthearmadillo

    It looks kind of lonely…

    November 13, 2012 at 10:12 pm

    • Not much activity at this location, although someone had spent some time there.

      November 13, 2012 at 10:58 pm

      • arnoldthearmadillo

        Another bypassed town?

        November 13, 2012 at 11:12 pm

      • Just a product of a generally declining area, which unfortunately describes much of the Appalachian region of the U.S.

        November 13, 2012 at 11:14 pm

      • arnoldthearmadillo

        Most of the world, the divide is getting bigger i reckon.. 😦

        November 13, 2012 at 11:18 pm

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