Recently Added Entries (page two):

The Hotel Adler Spa and Resort Sharon Springs New York | After a long break from working on this website I'm going to start adding places again(slowly). I'm starting with some photos of The Hotel Alder in Sharon Springs recently taken by J.L.Drew. (16 photos 2016) Added - 06/26/2016


Kellogg Idaho | A center of the Coeur d'Alene mining district. (7 photos 2014) Added - 12/20/2014


Roanoke Rapids North Carolina | Small textile manufacturing city recovering from the closure of textile mills. (14 photos - 2011 - 2014) Updated - 10/30/2014

Weldon

Weldon North Carolina | Lower terminus of the 1823 Roanoke Canal which is being redeveloped as a walking path. Weldon has two preserved, historic mills and a nicely preserved turn-of-the-century downtown. (21 photos - 2014) Added - 10/28/2014

Garnet

Garnet Montana | Well preserved 1890s ghost town. (9 photos - 2014) Added - 10/24/2014

Hoquiam

Hoquiam Washington | Early 1900s lumber boomtown which has experienced a slow, steady decline since the 1930s. (6 photos - 2014) Added - 10/22/2014

Aberdeen Washington | Early 1900s lumber boomtown. Has stabilized after declining for much of the late 1900s. (11 photos - 2014) Added - 10/22/2014

Mackay Mine Hill

Mackay Mine Hill, Idaho | Touring route on dirt roads through an abandoned mining district above the town of Mackay. Includes White Knob townsite. (34 photos - 2014) Added - 9/13/2014

Basin

Basin Montana | Former mining town with the ruins of a smelter and two radon "health mines". (6 photos - 2014) Added - 9/4/2014

Bayhorse

Bayhorse Idaho | Ghost town that has recently become an Idaho State Park. (14 photos - 2014) Added - 9/4/2014

yreka

Yreka, California | Nicely preserved gold rush town. (13 photos - 2014) Added - 9/3/2014

Bannack

Bannack Montana | Very well executed ghost town/history park. (22 photos - 2014) Added - 9/2/2014

Govan

Govan Washington | Beautiful abandoned school on the site of a former village. (4 photos - 2014) Added - 9/2/2014

Danville, Virginia | Dan River Mills, Schoolfield mill complex - which is slowly being demolished. (21 photos - 2014) Added with photos by Damon Lapas - 9/1/2014

Yankee Fork Dredge

Yankee Fork Dredge, Idaho | A 988 ton piece of mining equipment that was abandoned on the Yankee Fork of the Salmon River. It has been restored and is currently maintained. (8 photos - 2014) Added - 9/1/2014

Bonanza Idaho | Ghost town on the Yankee Fork of the Salmon River. (17 photos - 2014) Added - 9/1/2014

Elkhorn Montana | 1880s-90s silver rush ghost town. (11 photos - 2014) Added - 9/1/2014

Burke

Burke Idaho | Ghost town with a fascinating labor history and a massive, empty, silver mine complex. (13 photos - 2014) Added - 8/31/2014

Wallace Idaho | The commercial heart of the Coeur d'Alene mining district. (7 photos - 2014) Added - 8/31/2014

Granite Montana

Granite (Ghost Town) Montana | Ghost Town and extensive remains of a large mine, mill and tramway. (29 photos - 2014) Added - 8/30/2014

Satsop Nuclear Power Plant, Washington | A nuclear power plant construction project that was halted in 1983 when it was 76% complete. The plant was never operational. The site is now a business park. (9 photos - 2014) Added - 8/30/2014

Experimental Breeder Reactor 1, Idaho | A museum devoted to the world's first nuclear power plant. Two nuclear powered jet engine prototypes sit outside the museum next to the parking lot. (9 photos - 2014) Added - 8/29/2014

Comet Montana | Ghost town - not currently being preserved or developed for tourism. (8 photos - 2014) Added - 8/29/2014

Windber Pennsylvania: Here I try to clear up some nonsense about an alleged "apocalyptic train graveyard" In North Carolina. Crappy journalism by the Daily Mail UK led to a click-bait/ruin-porn type article going viral. Almost nothing in the widely republished article is true. 7/30/2014

Milton

Photographing the Milky Way | Where I try to share what I know about taking photos of the Milky Way and night sky. (10 photos - 2014) Added - 7/25/2014

mebane

Mebane North Carolina | Abandoned White Furniture Company factory. (26 photos - 2014) Added, with a bunch of recent photos from Damon Lapas. 7/24/2014

Bellemont NC

Bellemont North Carolina | Textile mill ruins. (19 photos - 2007 - 2013) Updated with a new photos from Damon Lapas in 2013. - 7/24/2014

Franklinville

Franklinville North Carolina | Small textile mill town with a ruined mill. (1 photo - 2006) Updated with a bunch of new photos of the mill taken Damon Lapas during a recent visit. - 7/24/2014

Monrovia Liberia | The Ducor Hotel, abandoned after the 1989 civil war. (26 photos - 2013) Added - 7/7/2014

Pripyat Ukraine | Town that was abandoned after the 1986 Chernobyl disaster. (40 photos - 2014) Added - 7/6/2014

Chernobyl Ukraine | Site of the world's worst nuclear power disaster. (40 photos - 2014) Added - 7/6/2014

Photographing Lightning, Utah | Where I try to share what I've learned about photographing lightning. (14 photos - 2013) Added - 6/6/2014

Alabama Hills and Whitney Portal, California | Incredibly scenic and underdeveloped natural area. (22 photos - 2010-2014) Added - 6/2/2014

Locke California | Early 1900s rural Chinese ghetto in a remarkable state of preservation/arrested decay. (10 photos - 9/12/2010) Updated - 5/29/2014

Columbia California | 1849 gold rush town, preserved as a "history park". (5 photos - 2014) Added - 5/29/2014

Death Valley National Park, California | Amazing 5,270 square mile park with alien landscapes and lots of empty space. (31 photos 2011-2014) Added - 5/28/2014

Goldfield

Goldfield Nevada | Gold mining town that boomed from 1902-1910. (15 photos - 2014) Added - 4/16/2014

Darwin, California | Small old mining town next to a large, closed, and gated off mining operation. (7 photos - 2014) Added - 4/16/2014

Boron Air Station, California | Post-apocalyptic, abandoned Air Force radar station and prison. (15 photos - 2014) Added - 4/16/2014

Fort Ord, California | Large decommissioned Army base in varying states of decay and redevelopment. (24 photos - 2013) Updated - 1/23/2014

isleton

Jackson California | Bustling gold rush town with extensive remains of two large mines which closed in the 1940s. (23 photos - 2011-2014) Updated - 1/20/2014

isleton

Isleton California | Unique, historic, Sacramento Delta town with remnants of a once large Chinese community. (14 photos - 2014) Updated - 1/15/2014

Fort Knox Maine | Civil War era brick and stone fort with some fun to walk through and photograph, very dark lower passageways. (13 photos - 2013) Added - 1/3/2014

Jim Thorpe Pennsylvania | A former coal port that in a desperate bid to save itself, in 1953, renamed itself after the recently deceased athlete - Jim Thorpe. (3 photos - 2013) Added - 1/3/2014

Ste. Genevieve Missouri | Well preserved French colonial town on the Mississippi river. (12 photos - 2013) Added - 1/2/2014

Madison

Madison Indiana | One of the most nicely preserved 19th century towns I've seen with an interesting cotton mill reuse project. (10 photos - 2013) Added - 12/31/2013

Buffalo NY

Buffalo Central Terminal, New York | Huge 1930 passenger rail terminal saved from abandonment in the 1990s and very slowly being restored. (14 photos - 2013) Added - 12/31/2013

Buffalo NY

Buffalo Grain Silos and South Lakeshore New York | Mammoth abandoned grain silos along Buffalo Creek and the Lake Erie shore. (25 photos - 2013) Added - 12/31/2013

Rockingham North Carolina | Several closed textile mills including one incredible 19th century mill ruin. (37 photos - 2013) Added - 12/27/2013

Lackawanna New York | Site of what was once the largest steel plant in the world (demolished/empty). (3 photos - 2013) Added - 12/15/2013

Hadenville, OH

Hadenville Ohio | Company town with many homes built with glazed drainage brick produced at the local brick factory. (10 photos - 2013) Added - 12/15/2013

Chaco Culture National Historical Park, New Mexico | Largest concentration of pre-Columbian ruins in the United States. (37 photos - 2013) Added - 12/15/2013

Cahokia Mounds, Illinois | The site of the largest pre-European city in what is now the United States. (9 photos - 2013) Added - 12/13/2013

Youngstown

Youngstown Ohio | America's fastest shrinking city. (3 photos - 2013) Added - 12/12/2013

Lowell Mass

Lowell Massachusetts | Large, historic, planned industrial city. Home of Lowel National Historic Park. (12 photos - 2013) Added - 12/3/2013

Kings Mills (Peters Cartridge CO.) Ohio | A large, badly deteriorated ammunition factory. (9 photos - 2013) Added - 12/2/2013

Confluence Tower, Hartford Illinois | Very large, expensive monument built by a very small town in the middle of nowhere. (5 photos - 2013) Added - 12/1/2013

Holyoke Mass

Holyoke Massachusetts | A large planned industrial city suffering from population loss/abandonment. (14 photos - 2013) Added - 12/1/2013

Chinese Camp California | Semi-ghost town built by Chinese miners during the 1849 gold rush. (12 photos - 2011) Updated - 11/28/2013

Missouri Mines State Historic Site Missouri | Lead mine and mill preserved in a state of arrested decay with small museum. (34 photos - 2013) Added - 11/28/2013

Bethlehem PA

Bethlehem Pennsylvania | Home of the sprawling and closed Bethlehem Steel Works. (34 photos - 2013) Added - 11/26/2013

Austin Nevada

Austin Nevada | Small, old mining town on the "Loneliest Road". (8 photos - 2013) Added - 11/25/2013

Shawneetown Illinois | A town that mostly moved away from the Ohio River to avoid flooding. (10 photos - 2013) Added - 11/24/2013


Needles Overlook/Wind Whistle Campground Utah | Spectacular and under-used Canyonlands overlook and campground. (21 photos - 2013) Added - 11/24/2013

Badin NC

Badin North Carolina | Small town built around an aluminum plant that has recently closed. (5 photos - 2013) Added - 11/15/2013

Fisher Towers Utah | Great seldom used campground near Moab. Great spot for night and other photography. (14 photos - 2013) Added - 11/15/2013

Marcus Hook

Marcus Hook Pennsylvania | Very small community completely surrounded by oil refineries and decaying industry. (5 photos - 2013) Added - 11/15/2013

 

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