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      08-01-2017, 11:54 PM   #1
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Abandoned dealership...

Stumbled across this abandoned dealership recently. Had my camera on me, so decided to explore. Didn't have time to copyright the pictures, but please treat as such.

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incredible!

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Wow it's awesome to see places like this still exist!
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Where is that? Cool find.
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Very cool. There's something related near me as well.

http://jalopnik.com/5829911/the-myst...bmw-dealership
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Very cool. There's something related near me as well.

http://jalopnik.com/5829911/the-myst...bmw-dealership
I've read about that dealership online quite a few times, fascinating. As far as I can tell, the dealership I took photos of has sat "abandoned" for roughly three years. I took a lot more photos, and am happy to post them up if you'd like. It's an old Chrysler dealership (you can tell by all the cars in the photos).
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I love those pictures ... would love to see more ... please post! Were you able to get inside the buildings at all?
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I love those pictures ... would love to see more ... please post! Were you able to get inside the buildings at all?
I'll post a few more tonight. And no, could not get inside the building (or rather, did not try) but did peek through the windows. Found some older Mercedes Benzes stored inside, but they were hard to see. The office looks like they literally just got up and left. All the paperwork is still there.
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I'll post a few more tonight. And no, could not get inside the building (or rather, did not try) but did peek through the windows. Found some older Mercedes Benzes stored inside, but they were hard to see. The office looks like they literally just got up and left. All the paperwork is still there.
Great pictures. Thanks for sharing!!!
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Great pics. Thanks for sharing.
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Cool pics! Where is that?
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Awesome photos!
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Cool pics! Where is that?
It's in a small town in central Texas.
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It's in a small town in central Texas.
Cool!
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It's in a small town in central Texas.
What town?
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Very cool
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Wonder what the story is behind this dealership
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Wonder what the story is behind this dealership
They moved to a new location and have let this one sit as-is for years. At least, that's what I've gathered so far.
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They moved to a new location and have let this one sit as-is for years. At least, that's what I've gathered so far.
How come no one bought any of those cars and restored them
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The grass is maintained for being abandoned...
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Roadrunner or GTX sitting right in plain sight!
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