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Summer 2008.  Photo by Charles B.
Ten miles east of Buffalo, Erie County, Route 5.  Charles writes that "Externally this house doesn't look bad - inside is a different story. The location was once ideal - now less so. Perhaps the location became less desirable shortly after it was built. Buffalo had, due to the Erie Canal, become the 3rd largest city in the U.S.A. Route 5 was the main artery leading into the City. Currently, the amount of traffic and the speed limit make it a less-than-desirable location." 
NOTE - The location above seems to be incorrect, unfortunately we can't ask Charles for details.  But one of our Facebook visitors tracked it down, thanks to Karen F. for finding that it is Dysinger Road between Crosby & Raymond Roads, Lockport.  She also mentions that this isn't actually abandoned.  Joshua N. contacted the owner for more info, and was told that it was built in 1880.
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Summer 2008.  Photo by Charles B.
A different angle.
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Summer 2008.  Photo by Charles B.
Closer shot of front.
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Summer 2008.  Photo by Charles B.
The side door.
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Summer 2008.  Photo by Charles B.
The front door, note the house number.
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Summer 2008.  Photo by Charles B.
Erie County, south of Buffalo on Route 78, no sign of farmhouse.
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Summer 2008.  Photo by Charles B.
Great close-up of the barn boards.
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Summer 2008.  Photo by Charles B.
Convenient chair for the photographer.
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Comments from visitors:
Arabelle writes "That is a lovely old chair, and someone should take it home and restore it. I have rescued several old chairs and restored them, and I am very fond of them."

Summer 2008.  Photo by Charles B.
Old light, intact bulb.
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Fall 2007.  Photo by Charles B.
Old silo, Plank Road, Clinton County.  CharlesB writes "Note metal bands wrapped around for stability - much outward pressure in a full silo; open top and therefore open to the elements; landscaping with vines has started (ha). You can see ladder for climbing up. The "chute" directs the silage thrown into it to a wagon, etc."
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Fall 2007.  Photo by Charles B.
Outside ladder has seen better days.  Chute no longer goes to the bottom.
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Comments from visitors:
Old NY Farm Boy writes "The ladder in pic once was covered all the way to top, and tie into barn on the bottom. It served two purposes, one to cover the ladder, the other was a chute that would keep silage from flying all over when silo was unloaded.  They had a large cart to catch the silage at the bottom of the ladder which would have been accessed from inside the barn."

Fall 2007.  Photo by Charles B.
Access to inside, about 1/3 of the way up.
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Fall 2007.  Photo by Charles B.
Looking straight up.
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Fall 2007.  Photo by Charles B.
CharlesB writes "Access door. Can't tell the level. Obviously, the farmer picks the door where the silage is highest and shovels out what the cows need that day."
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Fall 2007.  Photo by Charles B.
CharlesB writes "WHEN EMPTY - bottom window - where adventurous photographer enters and exits. Don't try this with a slipped disc."
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Fall 2007.  Photo by Charles B.
"Open to rain, which has kept the walls clean, but water accumulates at the bottom. This part is in fairly good shape."
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Comments from visitors:
AOn 4/10/13 roblgabe2013 writes "For all you silo explorers. Be very careful of the possibilty of deadly amounts of Carbondioxide gas in silos. Its from the fermentation of the insilage (yes it is insilage not silage). Many farmers die every year working in their silos. I'm not saying every silo will have a problem but why risk your lives any further!"

Fall 2007.  Photo by Charles B.
Looking out.
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Taken the week of January 25th, 2010.  Photo by John M. H.
The entrance to the drive in theater located on Route 9 just south of the village of Champlain, at Honeymooners corners. A housing development is now on the land where the drive in was.
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Comments from visitors:
CharlieB writes "I remember that the last movie I saw there was 'Young Frankenstein'. That sure wasn't filmed yesterday!"
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