Monday, October 8, 2012
More photos from Braddock for today. Above you'll see a picture of a friend we met in one of the houses. We'll call her lucy. We were shooting photos in a garage on a small alley when we heard footsteps coming towards the garage door. I didn't think much of it until I saw a pair of work boots in the doorway behind Dana. A moment of panic later we heard a woman's voice kindly asking, "What are y'all doin' in here?" We explained that we were just taking photos, which satisfied her inquiry, and soon after we went on our way, but we were interrupted again a few steps down the road when lucy yelled to us, "Hey! Do y'all have 75 cents so I could get a loosey down at the gas station?" (A loosey is a single loose cigarette to those unfamiliar with the term). I, of course, gave her the change and she then offered to show us into the upstairs of the garage we were formerly in. We went up and got a few more photos, and soon came across a jar of quarters. We didn't much care to take it from the abandoned house, but it didn't take long for us to figure out what to do with it.
Have a loose day.