Recently Added Entries:

East Central Spokane, Washington | A secondary commercial/industrial district and a pre-prohibition brewery. Added - 11/20/17


Ford's River Rouge Complex, Michigan | Ford's vast and weirdly empty River Rouge plant. Added - 11/19/17


Marseilles

Marseilles Illinois | An abandoned water powered Nabisco box factory. Added - 11/19/17


Plainwell Michigan | The nicely remodeled and reused, Michigan Paper Company mill. Added - 11/19/17


Flint Michigan | Former auto manufacturing center that is somehow managing to survive. Added - 11/18/17


Huntington

Huntington Indiana | A small canal city with a well preserved late 19th century commercial district. Added - 11/11/17


Haymarket Monument

Haymarket Monument, Forest Park, Illinois | The Haymarket Martyrs' Monument and graves of a several of radical labor activists. Added - 11/11/17


South Bend Indiana | Once a major industrial center. Added - 11/8/17


Gebhard Brewery, Morris Illinois | A wonderfully untouched example of pre-prohibition brewery design. Added - 11/6/17


Preston Castle

Preston Castle, Ione, California | Closed reform school with a large Romanesque Revival central building. Added - 10/31/17


Oglesby

Oglesby Illinois| Former center of cement manufacture. Added - 10/31/17


Old Sugar Mill, Clarksburg, California | 1935 Beet sugar mill reused for wine tasting and sales. Added - 10/27/17


Freeport Illinois | An interesting downtown with a massive abandoned 100 year old medicine factory. Added - 10/27/17


Joliet Illinois | The ruined Old Joliet Prison and the Joliet Iron Works ruins. Added - 10/26/17


Pullman

Pullman National Monument, Illinois | 1880s Company town now a national historic monument. Added - 10/25/17


Parchment Michigan | A ruined paper mill at the heart of a former company town. Added - 10/25/17


Antwerp OH

Antwerp Ohio | 1840s canal town that has neither grown nor shrunk in 100 or so years. Added - 10/25/17


Basin

Bartonville Illinois | What's left of Peoria State Hospital and the ruined Allied grain mill. Added - 10/20/17


Peru Indiana | Formerly known as "Circus City" with a circus museum and more. Added - 10/20/17


Belding MI

Belding Michigan | A western outpost of the late 19th century silk industry. Added - 10/17/17


Zug Island, Michigan | Apocalyptic industrial landscape on a small island near Detroit. Added - 10/1/17


Historic Fort Wayne, Detroit Michigan | Historic Park with questionable building maintenance. Added - 10/1/17


Packard Plant and Michigan Central Station, Detroit Michigan | The newly stabilized Packard Plant and Michigan Central Station. Added - 10/1/17


The Leaning Tower of Niles, Illinois | A half scale replica of the Leaning Tower of Pisa on a suburban strip. Added - 9/28/17


Hawthorne Works, Cicero Illinois | A water tower behind a strip mall is all that's left of what was the largest telephone factory in the US. Added - 9/27/17


Riverside Illinois | One of the first planned suburban communities. Added - 9/26/17


Interurban Bridge, Waterville Ohio

Interurban Bridge, Waterville Ohio | A ruined interurban bridge. Added - 9/25/17


Chicago Illinois | Union Stockyards and the Central Manufacturing District. Added - 9/25/17


Nicholia Kilns, Idaho | Preserved charcoal kilns in a very remote valley. Added - 7/2/17


Smelterville Idaho | Small town next to a closed and demolished lead, silver and zinc smelter. Added - 7/1/17


Graham, NC

Glencoe Mill Village North Carolina | Well preserved textile mill village. Added - 7/1/17


Empire Mine State Historic Park, California | Preserved underground gold mine. Added - 7/1/17


Oakdale

Oakdale Cotton Mill Village, North Carolina| A classic southern textile mill village. Added - 6/26/17


Scotland Neck North Carolina | Small town with two boarded up textile mills, historic downtown and an exotic bird park. Added - 6/18/17


Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park California | Large 19th Century hydraulic mine, now a state park. Added - 6/18/17


North Bloomfield California | Preserved ghost town, Malakoff Diggins State Park headquarters. Added - 6/18/17


North San Juan California | Small gold rush town. Added - 6/18/17


Ramseur, North Carolina | Small textile mill town with a mostly demolished mill. Added - 6/16/17


Greensboro, NC

Greensboro - Proximity Print Works and Revolution Mill North Carolina | The ruined Proximity Print Works and the renovated Revolution Mill. Added - 6/16/17


Klickitat Washington | Lumber mill town with abandoned lumber mill. Added - 6/16/17


Cedar Falls, North Carolina | Small textile mill town with two mills. Added - 6/15/17


Wickes Montana | 1870s-80s silver boomtown. Not much left aside from a charcoal kiln. Added - 6/14/17


Graham, NC

Graham - Oneida Mill | Oneida Mill - a renovated 1882 textile mill. Added - 6/13/17


Scotia California | A well preserved lumber mill company town. Added - 6/11/17


Samoa California | A uniquely well preserved lumber mill company town. Added - 6/11/17


Rodanthe North Carolina | Water Fall Action Park, a small, roadside, abandoned amusement park. Added - 6/10/17


Carolina Mill, North Carolina | Well preserved but unused 1869 textile mill. Added - 6/10/17


Franklinville

Franklinville North Carolina | Textile mill town with a ruined 1840 textile mill. Updated - 6/10/17


Dee, Oregon | Site and ruins of former sawmill company town. Added - 6/10/17


Olympic Peninsula

Olympic Peninsula Washington | Some landscapes and nature shots around the Olympic Peninsula. Added - 6/6/2017


Bynum North Carolina | Added two pictures from a recent visit. Updated - 6/3/2017


Haw River North Carolina | Added a bunch of pictures from a recent visit. Updated - 6/1/2017


I've added a page for the maps I've been working on here. There are two new population change maps and more to come. | Added - 02/28/2017

A Map of Notable Post-industrial and Other Anachronistic Places | Added - 02/12/2017


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