The EPA refers to it as the most toxic place in America, but it's better known as Picher, Oklahoma. The apocalyptic theatrical landscape serves as a rather cryptic backdrop to this once thriving American city, a constant reminder of what happens when mankind doesn't respect nature and the environment.
We're definitely not in Kansas anymore.
Known for his haunting photo projects on blighted homes and malls, Lawless remembers shopping at the Rolling Acres Mall in
It shouldn't be surprising that Lawless' travel logs include more than a few ghostly tales. He is, after all, venturing through
In the photos below, you can see the location of each home and the approximate year it was abandoned: For more of Lawless
Equipped with a hybrid car and a camera, photographer Seph Lawless travels the country snapping pictures of abandoned shopping