Photographer Bob Jagendorf came upon this vintage sign while visiting Liverpool, UK. An echo of a former time, the vintage pharmacy sign is displayed on the side of what is today a food market.
They’ve been shipped to collectors overseas and repurposed as book exchanges. But an alarming number of Britain’s much loved red telephone boxes have been left out in the cold
They might not seem the likeliest of urbex subjects but abandoned pianos have captured the imaginations of photographers and urban explorers all over the world.
The red telephone box is as quintessentially British as fish and chips, the Shipping Forecast and eccentric place names. But after years of dedicated service, this icon of cities, towns and villages has largely become a thing of the past.
Photographer Tom Blackwell snapped these vintage magazines resting on a work bench inside the abandoned Eastmoor Reformatory. They include a May 1960 edition of Practical Woodworking, and would have been used to help young offenders gain vocational skills.
Boneyards are strange and often fascinating places, where yesterday’s cutting-edge technology rusts away until the time comes for it to be turned into Coke cans. The process can take years, during which time boneyards may amass all manner of junk – and some of it definitely not what you’d expect.