17 objects that act as wonderful witnesses to the passage of time
In recent years we have witnessed in many areas a re-evaluation of all that is considered to be antiquated.
The return of vinyl records, the affirmation of vintage style, and the flourishing of flea markets are all aspects that confirm that people are extremely fascinated by their roots and by what comes from the past, even the recent past.
In fact, with its incessant flow, time can transform an anonymous common object into something much more precious, capable of narrating experiences and transmitting life. Here are 17 splendid examples!
1. In this train station, it seems that ghosts are still present ...
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2. A New York building is being cleaned with a high-pressure washer --- when coal arrived, pollution levels in the city became unsustainable.
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3. The corner of a brick building opposite a bicycle shop --- customers have been leaning their bicycle pedals on it for 30 years and this is the result.
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4. The ancient worn steps of a staircase near the Chinese Wall ...
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5. Do you know a more poetic way of symbolizing the passage of time and the link between generations?
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6. Two identical pillowcases! One used for 40 years and the other remained hidden in a drawer ...
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7. This is an exhaust pipe at a hot spring spa after only 6 months of use --- the number of mineral deposits is surprising!
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8. Apparently, this bike was chained to a tree in 1914 by a young man when he went away to fight in the First World War (WWI).
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9. How many loves and how many friendships have this old guitar seen?
10. A mother bought two identical teddy bears in 1985 and one was used for 30 years while the other remained in the attic!
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11. This parking lot was probably part of a building because as you can see, the floor was simply covered in cement!
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12. A brick wall that the sea has washed and reshaped over decades of tireless work ...
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13. What you see are M & M candies left sitting in a candy machine for 10 years!
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14. An aluminum can forgotten in a wooden park bench armhole for 10 years, exposed to the weather in Texas!
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15. Over the years, this tree had leaned on a wall, incorporated it, and after the wall collapsed it still continued to hold a piece of it!
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16. These are the famous Iron Chef Morimoto's knives --- the first knife on the left is new and the last knife on the right has been sharpened, used, and washed for 3 years!
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