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    Default Double Trouble Churches - NY - March 2015


    I'm back! I've spent the last two and a half weeks jaunting around the USA going on many awesome adventures and I have returned to share them with you all.

    There are a lot of churches in America. In a country rapidly losing it's faith at speeds faster than ever this means there are also a lot of abandoned churches. There are at least six in this one city alone, two of which I did last year and I kicked off my explores on this trip by tackling two others.

    First was a small Baptist Church, the church itself was on the upper floor above a large open meeting/recital room with small stage. Under the large piece of wood covering the Baptism pool was a hobo nest made up of seat cushions and numerous blankets my mate had given the poor sod who had chosen this windowless, freezing cold church as a home at an earlier date. A nice small starter explore to ease me back into life over on the other side of the pond.













    A few more from here, here :p

    Moving on...to the most amazing derelict church I have ever explored. Much larger this time,although sadly it's not all great news as one of the owners of this place after closure decided it would be a great idea to create a smaller church inside the main space of the older one - and if rumours are to be believed he did this by pinching all the materials from dumpsters and rubbish tips before abandoning the project and disappearing. So the aspects of half of the space are totally destroyed by a hideous wooden construction, but the rest of the place is sublime with a huge mural of Jesus dominating the wall behind where the altar would have been. The floor in here is one of the scariest I've ever walked on, you will see why in the photos...

























    More from here, here :D

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    Nice one... You're right about that floor, bloody hell! Also, is that snow all over the floor? If it is then you were pretty brave if it's got that depth all over an already collapsing roof!!
    Cheers for sharing.
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    Hobo Nest, I've not heard that expression before but understood it's meaning immediately, as always an interesting, enjoyable report and lovely pics, Many Thanks.
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    Wow, i love both of these, some nice artwork on show both old and new!....nice report.
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    Always nice to see stuff from The US
    really like this, good work
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    Cracking reports and photos,thanks for sharing

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    Stunning photos dude! Gutted you use the same gear as me and get results like this tho :p
    Brilliant report tho, love them! Thanks for sharing :)
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    Nice shots, that floor as you say is a tad sketchy :D

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    Love the first one.. That Balcony Phwoarr
    A sick monster, a twister of dark matter.

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