I’m not sure what’s wrong with me, but I have some weird fascination with industrial sites. There’s an artistic element to this fascination, but I can’t quite articulate it other than to say that I see some sort of raw beauty in them…
So, when I saw this rusting train abandoned on the tracks shortly after crossing into Georgia from Armenia, I felt compelled to stop and explore:
More of the abandoned train:
As I was examining the train, I noticed this abandoned factory off in the distance – even better!
The industrial site had something to do with aggregates and the conveyor belt you see below carried these aggregates to a loading station along the train tracks:
The interior of the factory:
As we were leaving, these guys rode past. They don’t have much to do with industrial landscapes, but I thought they were photogenic all the same: