605 McKoy Street

605 McKoy Street before demolition and tree removal. Photo by author, April 2012.

605 McKoy with builder’s sign. Photo by author, April 2012.

605 McKoy being demolished. Photo by author, April 30, 2012.

In the video you can make out clothes still hanging in a closet and an attic full of family belongings.
The backhoe tears through the attic and the abandoned family belongings go into the debris pile.

605 McKoy being demolished. Photo by author, April 30, 2012.

605 McKoy after demolition. The mature trees framing the backhoe are being cut down. Photo by author, May 1, 2012.

605 McKoy. June 1, 2012.

Brochure for the replacement home to be constructed at 605 McKoy Street.

As the house was being demolished, I tweeted a picture of it with a comment about the builder razing with the family’s contents still inside. Tony Sullivan, an Oakhurst resident who lives nearby, sent this compassionate tweet:

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