Tower Capsule

That the Tower is still here to show us what the past was like and what the future will be is much closer to symmetry than irony.

photoessay by Brandon Puffer | story by Greg Horton

History is often built from scraps; it is complex, contested, discarded and disjointed. The remnants of the past also help keep its legacy alive.

Looking at history this way requires that we piece together the various scraps of the past to build a coherent story, but it also gives us an honest, mesmerizing perspective of what was, what was important, what got left behind, and what we chose to renew.

For more, pick up the spring 2017 issue of Territory:OKC.