It’s been so long….

copyright Jeff Ball 2010

When I was in the rust belt shooting urban decay and the fall of American Industry, I worked on a series of telephones. All the different types of phones stamped a date on the closing of these plants. Each one was unique and told a story. This one was in one of the last buildings we  shot in Chicago. The Chicago Steel and Wire company. To see some images that my brother Josh took of the same facility, check out

One Response to “It’s been so long….”

  1. Joshua Ball says:

    Love this photo Jeff! The texture of the settled dust and aging cinder block wall really frame the shot. Great imagery!