The Warner & Swasey Company is a former manufacturer of machine tools, instruments, and speciality equipment, best known for its astronomical telescopes and turret lathes for astronomical observatories and military installations. It was founded as a partnership in 1880 by Worcester Reed Warner and Ambrose Swasey in Cleveland, Ohio.
The Van Nattas Pumping Station, located in Ithaca, New York, was constructed by the Ithaca Light & Water Company in 1893. It was built on the site of the Van Natta & Jones Mill.
Several weeks ago, I revisited the Indiana Army Ammunitions Plant. INAAP, which manufactured smokeless gunpowder, was the largest of its type in the world.
Exploring a temple, observatory and factory en route to Cleveland, Ohio is a good way to cap off a trip to the Rust Belt.
The last remnant of the historic Stearns & Foster Company in Lockland, Ohio tumbles down today.
Two power plants, constructed for the Indiana Ammunitions Depot in Indiana, were demolished in 2011-12. Check out the amazing video from the implosion!
The Lonaconing Silk Mill is the last intact silk mill in the United States. Learn how to photograph these relics with our hands-on workshop!
Kentucky’s oldest iron furnace helped win the War of 1812 down in New Orleans.
The United States was on the forefront of space exploration during the Cold War. Roland Miller has taken it upon himself to document these ruins.