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Rotch Library Exhibit

Powerhouse

Photographs by C. Tanguay

June 14, 2017 - July 13, 2017

In Lowell, Massachusetts, the old brick buildings often loom large in the background. Hidden behind the Lowell National Historical Park, a former generator room and machine shop has sat shuttered for three decades. Its machines and equipment abandoned to the birds. This photographic series seeks to document the beauty in the decay. The machines, which once brought vitality to the city now monuments to its change.