Stanley Kubrick was all about the single-point perspective.
This sort of framing really pulls you into his story… kind of like hearing a decommissioned (and likely insane) HAL9000 self-actualizing computer sing for you:
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Moments in Brutalist Architecture
This building, oh… this crazy old building.
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This old abandoned house looks like it’s surfing on the soft dirt swell beneath it.
One of the more recent grain elevators out in Eastern Oregon. When I say recent, I mean less than one hundred or so years old. The really old ones were made out of wood, and were absolute behemoths. These metal-sided containers are still pretty massive, but not nearly as cool. Hey, I’ll take a photo of it for the archives though.
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Grain elevator in Eastern Oregon.
Likewise, this amazing grain elevator was confirmed to have been dismantled since I last checked in on it. Dang biggest structure for miles around, and I never even got to look at the inside!
I love Eastern Oregon. This wood is completely weathered out from the intense dryness and brutal, constant sun. I noticed the face in this board, looking somewhat like a whale. Portrait, taken.
This was a scale to weigh the grain before loading it all into the elevator, I believe.
Dig that wrought iron filigree!
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Like a monument to simpler times, this grain elevator towers over it’s surroundings.