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
This is fascinating. Postcards/Superimposed Photographs
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
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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
This past Sunday, we ventured to the abandoned Rosewood Asylum in Owings Mills, MD. The Rosewood Asylum was an institution established in 1888 for people with developmental disabilities. At that time it was known as the Asylum and Training School for the Feeble-Minded. The state closed its doors in 2009 after a mountain of angry … More Rosewood Asylum
September 8th we went to the abandoned Selma Plantation in Leesburg, VA. It was about an hour’s drive from home. At first we couldn’t get into the property because the road was blocked. But Jennie was smart and knew there was more than one access point, so we tried another route and were able to … More Selma Plantation