Tag Archives: Abandonment

Frontier Town – Abandoned Theme Park In the Mountains

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History Frontier Town is a defunct old west theme park built in 1951. Its creator Art Benson wanted to bring the old west to the rural mountains of east coast. He didn’t have any construction skills, income or business plan … Continue reading

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Abandoned Pennsylvania Turnpike

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Guest Post By Jessica Salt There’s something beguiling about dank air that magnetizes both tattooed punks and families on bikes, alike.  Or perhaps it’s the stale boredom of an omnivore’s fast food paradise – Breezewood –and not being satisfied by … Continue reading

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George Brady School – Detroit

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The Goerge Brady School opened in 1923 and served 350 students with thirteen teachers during its first year in operation. It was named after George Newton Brady, a native Detroit businessman known for his involvement in various charities, including the … Continue reading

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The Remains of Letchworth Village

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For reference most of my photos are of the buildings in the Boys Group, located in the lower middle of the building directory. Reading the about the history of Letchworth Village is like wrapping yourself in a wet blanket. Enjoy. … Continue reading

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Abandoned Homes in Detroit

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The images are from a recent trip to Detroit. Since the photos in this post are of random apartment houses I don’t have anything in the way of historical information. So, I’ll do my best to describe the building’s sense … Continue reading

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Creepy Abandoned Kings Park Psychiatric Center – Part 2

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Part 1 Part two of the Kings Park series includes support buildings and infrastructure. For the hospital to be mostly self-sustaining it needed buildings for power generation, food production and to house maintenance shops. The buildings are more industrial in … Continue reading

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Hutton Company Brick Works Ruins

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Location: Kingston, NY Note: The photos below are keyed into the directory of the remaining abandoned Brick Works Buildings. Not shown are the buildings that have been removed in recent years. At one time there was a thriving brick industry … Continue reading

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Grossinger’s – The G

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Location: Liberty, NY Category: Hotel, Resort The directory above is oriented north up and shows the resorts facilities and layout as it was when it closed. Each proceeding photo will have a captioned number keying it to its location on … Continue reading

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Hearthstone Castle

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Location: Danbury, CT E. Star Sanford built Hearthstone Castle, formerly known as “Sanford Castle”, in 1897 as a summer residence. Sanford was a successful New York portrait photographer from a wealthy Danbury family, known for his portraits of notable families … Continue reading

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Hackensack Water Works

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Location: Bergen County, NJ Architecture The Hackensack Water Works buildings were constructed between 1882 and 1931 on an artificial island in the middle of a New Jersey river. The completion dates of most of the buildings are displayed in terra-cotta … Continue reading

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