Haunted

Airstream Estate

Airstream Estate

These were photographed on lower Westheimer and along Dowling Street in the Third Ward.

32 responses

  1. Great bikes. And thanks for liking my exhibition post.

    March 10, 2014 at 9:53 am

    • You are welcome and thank you for visiting William.

      March 10, 2014 at 10:19 am

  2. Reblogged this on rebloggobbler.

    March 10, 2014 at 9:58 am

  3. Great photos Ron. The haunted home is really very nice, love it’s architecture. The Airstream is sad, never seen one so beat up.

    March 10, 2014 at 10:02 am

    • Thank you John. At least the trailer has the Houston skyline behind it.

      March 10, 2014 at 10:13 am

      • There are clubs that love those trailers – I bet someone who really loves them could restore it. What a money pit that would be though. I think they are very nice trailers.

        March 10, 2014 at 10:31 am

        • There used to be huge Airstream gatherings in the 60’s before self propelled RV’s became popular.

          March 10, 2014 at 10:35 am

  4. This place will be like The Heights in a few years. Glad you captured the photos before it becomes the past.

    March 10, 2014 at 11:40 am

    • There is some renewal going on in the Third ward, but it is not gentrification by any means. The city is definitely going through major changes with what is happening in every area near downtown.

      March 10, 2014 at 11:49 am

  5. These are fantastic! “Own it or it will own you” – what a lesson there is in that for some people! But, mostly I want to go in that gallery and wander through that haunted mansion!! ~SueBee

    March 10, 2014 at 12:02 pm

    • Thank you SueBee. The mansion recently sold for about $150,000 and probably will be torn down.

      March 10, 2014 at 12:15 pm

      • How sad :(

        March 10, 2014 at 12:19 pm

        • It has been exposed to the elements for too long.

          March 10, 2014 at 12:22 pm

        • most likely un-repairable, or would be basically a brand new structure by the time everything replaced. At least you got a photo of it for sentiment!

          March 10, 2014 at 12:37 pm

  6. Beautiful shots… and I liked the “Haunted” one :)

    March 10, 2014 at 12:13 pm

  7. Love the haunted house, also the contrast between the skyscrapers and the camp thing (don’t even know what it is!)

    March 10, 2014 at 3:30 pm

    • The camp thing is a travel trailer, search for Airstream. Thank you Denise.

      March 10, 2014 at 3:49 pm

  8. Very beautifull shots. I like it :)

    March 10, 2014 at 4:03 pm

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    March 10, 2014 at 6:32 pm

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  11. Haunted and haunting.

    March 11, 2014 at 4:11 am

  12. THIS is a GREAT collection!

    March 11, 2014 at 7:17 am

  13. Very nice B&W gallery. Is the Gaslight Gallery a former gas station? It looks like an old gas station we had locally before being tore down for another Wendy’s.

    March 14, 2014 at 2:11 pm

  14. Thank you for liking “Sunrays and Atmospheric Optics.” I enjoyed looking at these fantastic black-and-white photos. I also like “Haunted”, and it makes me sad to read that the mansion will probably be torn down. I recently saw a photo gallery about abandoned movie sets, and it surprised me how quickly places will fall into disrepair if they are not regularly maintained.

    March 16, 2014 at 9:46 pm

    • Nothing is forever, don’t be sad. Think of all the salaries that will be paid when a new home is built.

      March 16, 2014 at 11:32 pm

  15. I love the idea of something being haunted by more than ghosts. History… memory… nostalgia? These photos are so fantastic. But then, I’ve always been a sucker for abandoned buildings and vehicles!

    March 30, 2014 at 7:59 pm

    • It probably is something other than ghosts. Perhaps it is the feelings of those who originally invested in these places. It was their residence or place of business, but somehow things went bad. Thank you for visiting.

      March 30, 2014 at 8:04 pm

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