Have you ever heard of Pine Point, a small mining town that once existed in the Northwest Territories of Canada? Me neither. But I’ve been haunted by this document since I first saw it yesterday. It was authored by the creative team formerly behind the venerable Adbusters magazine. I read about it on Very Short List, who wrote that they “can’t think of a narrative-based Web object that’s taken better advantage of the medium.” Indeed, this project really shows the potential of new media to chronicle the human experience.
It’s like a scrapbook with superpowers.
Location of a former city:
Interesting fact: Buffalo Airlines is the last airline to use the DC-3 (which is my very favorite airplane) in regularly scheduled service.