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Jakob Ehrensvärd | profile | all galleries >> Decay, ruins, wrecks and scrap >> The car dump tree view | thumbnails | slideshow

The car dump

There is certainly something appealing with dumped cars of older vintages. The bleak body colors seems to have gone out of fashion together with the excesses of chrome details. Colors that have been further washed out by years of exposure to bright sunshine, rain, ice, snow and air pollutants...

Until around 1970 or so, worn out cars was a question of dumping and nothing else - environmental concerns and recycling was something unknown back then. Given the amazing developments in defragmentation and modern recycling at today’s scrap yards, it seems it will be a hard thing to photograph decomposed cars from 1980 and onward. Dumping is not an option anymore – cars get grind down into small fragments and returns to the loop without a trace of their former glory...
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