Sid Barnett’s Machine Shop

Sid Barnett’s Machine Shop

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Patrick Parrish was vacationing in North Carolina when he spotted this long-abandoned yet fully stocked machine shop:

It looked like one day possibly in the 1960s or 70s that they just up and closed without even clearing off their desks. The window were so filty, but it looked AMAZING inside. I would kill to get in there to see the machines and tools that were all just sitting there in a state of suspended animation….

Wouldn’t that be weird if someone shut down your neighborhood hackerspace one day but never cleared the equipment out? [Via Dinosaurs and Robots]

6 thoughts on “Sid Barnett’s Machine Shop

  1. sj4 says:

    I want to go to Sid Barret’s machine shop….

  2. weddingdresses says:

    it looks like in film

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