Sunday, September 20, 2009

While I was driving.

Whilst I was driving to Fayetteville today I got to take 74 through the lower-middle part of North Carolina. I remember driving this route often when my grandmother lived in Lake Waccamaw. I struck me how further dilapidated the section between Wingate and Laurinburg had gotten. This area was a very agricultural based economy with manufacturing towns in between the fields. The common theme is the towns have been decentralized and the big box retailers have sucked the business out of the downtown areas. There are really cool, full brick, two story buildings completely unused. I hate to see it, but so is the modern economy.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...


Kind of makes you think about the
real cost of progress. (the loss of