Nekoma’s population was 50 in the 2010 Census, slightly more populous than most of the towns we photograph. At the same time, there were a few cool abandoned structures and/or throwback reminders to simpler days… like the little orange gas pumps. Since we were in the area to photograph the Safeguard Missile Complex, we decided to take a few shots in Nekoma. It’s a fun town to photograph.
A nice small town post office still operates in Nekoma.
Excuse some artistic expression, please.
A sticker in the window of one of the local stores.
We have a hunch that the building on the left in the photo above might be the original fire station. The building on the right appears to be used as a residence at present.
See our photos of the Stanley R. Mickelsen Safeguard ABM Complex
See John Kelly’s photos of Nekoma in Winter.
Photos by Troy Larson and Terry Hinnenkamp
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