Your pictures: Abandoned

image copyrightKim McLaggan
image captionEach week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week it is "abandoned", and we begin with this picture by Kim McLaggan, taken just outside Topsfield, Maine, on Route One.
image copyrightDarren Grant
image captionDarren Grant: "The abandoned Brighton Pier. It's still impressive, but just stands there as a reminder of its faded glory."
image copyrightGiorgio Mazza
image captionGiorgio Mazza: "A letter, a few words to leave behind a life of love."
image copyrightAnne Jedrzejewski
image captionAnne Jedrzejewski: "An abandoned gold mining town in northern California."
image copyrightCraig Newton
image captionCraig Newton: "The fuselage of this plane remains abandoned on the 'lunar desert' of Mount Kilimanjaro six years after it crashed."
image copyrightPeter Whitehead
image captionPeter Whitehead: "I spotted these old baths on a coast walk near Gairloch, Highland, after some strenuous hill walking in the Torridon Hills in 2009. It was a joint effort between the farmer and me for the composition. I did not take advantage of them although a bath would have been nice for tired muscles."
image copyrightAnna Sobotka
image captionAnna Sobotka: "The picture was taken in Punta del Inca in the Argentinian Andes on the way to Aconcagua."
image copyrightMalcolm Appleton
image captionMalcolm Appleton: "I saw this bicycle abandoned in Portsmouth harbour at low tide one evening in early July this year and was captivated by the way the Sun was silhouetting the shape in the seaweed."
image copyrightPaul J Triller
image captionPaul J Triller|: "A sad sight near Nuneaton, along the Coventry Canal. Many of these old warehouses and commercial buildings sit empty and rotting, an echo of the area's mighty industrial past."
image copyrightVincent C Jenkin
image captionAnd finally, a photograph by Vincent C Jenkin. The next theme is "railways", and the deadline for your entries is 5 August. If you would like to enter, send your pictures to Further details and terms can be found by following the link below this gallery.

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