William A. Young, owner and operator of the business built the Machine Shop in 1900 with lumber from the family farm. In 1908, the shop expanded to include the foundry. The other major change to the shop occurred in 1928 when it was electrified. All of the equipment dates from 1870 to 1920. An … More W.A. Young & Sons Machine Shop
The following photos were taken at the Waterside Woolen Mill in Woodbury, PA. The Waterside Woolen Mill is one of the oldest operating woolen mills is the USA. The mill was built on land deeded by the heirs of William Penn to Abraham Oberholtzer in 1785. In 1806 John Snider purchased the land and erected a … More Waterside Woolen Mill
The following photos were taken at the abandoned A. Hoen Lithograph Company in Baltimore, MD. The A. Hoen & Company was founded by Edward Weber and August Hoen under the name of Edward Weber & Company. In 1839 they printed the first color cards ever produced in the United States. They also printed the first lithographic maps … More A. Hoen Lithograph Company
These are a few photos from the “Airplane Graveyard” in Atco, NJ.
I have bought the domain dcurbanexploration.com and will be putting all of my abandoned photography on that site from this point forward. (So you will no longer be seeing posts about my shoots at abandoned places here.) You will be able to access the new website from my celestejheery.com home page once the site is … More New Abandoned Website – Coming Soon!
Earlier this year, we went to photograph the abandoned Scranton Lace Company in Scranton, PA. 75,000 of space. It had been on my bucket list, so it was a great opportunity.
On April 15, 2016, we went to Lansdowne, PA, to shoot the abandoned Lansdowne Theater. The Lansdowne Theater opened on June 1, 1927. While the theater was primarily a movie house, it did host live performances on its stage. Many people remember the famous Lansdowne Theater organ which originally accompanied silent movies and then was … More Lansdowne Theater
Below are photos from my recent shoot at “Hell House”, the remnants of St. Mary’s College near Baltimore, MD and some abandoned houses nearby.
In April, I got a chance to go to the infamous “Trolley Graveyard”. It’s exact location is a secret, but I can tell you that it is near Johnstown, PA. Most people get access through renowned abandoned photographer Matthew Christopher, but one of the people in my DC Urban Exploration Meetup had a connection. There … More Trolley Graveyard
We didn’t know what we were going to shoot when we signed up for the workshop to be held October 17, 2015. We were just told that the location was near Harrisburg, PA and that it was worth our while. It turned out to be an abandoned school. Since we had just shot an abandoned … More Abandoned School