Abandoned Kentucky is the perfect “coffee table” book that allows anyone to peer through a looking glass into the past, providing an evocative and detailed glimpse into the bygone era of the Bluegrass State.
Have you ever felt a strong desire to explore the spaces of the past, to walk through corridors that have been lost to demolition?
The Aetnaville Bridge, an abandoned yet emblematic structure that connects the former village of Aetnaville in Bridgeport, Ohio, with Wheeling Island in Wheeling, West Virginia, is scheduled for demolition.
Explore the architectural significance and historical legacy of Kentucky’s abandoned Hanger House, designed by pioneering architect Matthew Kennedy, and its enduring impact on the Bluegrass region’s architectural heritage.
What curious turn of events could have led to the transformation of a once-well-maintained frame house, dating back to the 1880s, into a silent, seemingly forgotten relic?
A fresh snowfall presented an ideal opportunity to explore the region’s back roads, capturing both familiar and new landscapes adorned in fresh snow.
Lakewood Village, near Ashland, Kentucky, was established in 1979 as the state’s first ski resort.
Kicking off 2024 with a winter off-roading adventure in West Virginia’s Allegheny Mountains presented an unparalleled experience in capturing two of the state’s fire towers.
Back in April 2023, I was able to step back inside Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary in Tennessee. Formerly a prison, it has been transformed into a tourist destination.
The vacant Ferry Cap & Screw Company building in Cleveland, Ohio, is approaching the end of its useful life, but redevelopment efforts are underway.
During a pleasant evening in Cleveland, Ohio, I set out on a mission to photograph the various bridges spanning the Cuyahoga River.
Approximately eight years after Eugene Masters’ passing, I returned with a friend to the now-deserted Valley View General Store.
Exploring old railroad tunnels during the cold winter months is a favorite pastime of mine.
In Wayne County, West Virginia, particularly in its rural areas, lie the abandoned tunnels of the former Kenova District, Scioto Division of the Norfolk & Western Railway.
With the end of hunting season and the fall of the leaves, I embarked on a journey through state forests and wildlife management areas near my home to uncover the remnants of old pig iron furnaces.
The Big Sandy River, bordering Kentucky and West Virginia, was once a bustling waterway with locks and dams to facilitate commerce. Its significance waned with the advent of railroads leading to the abandonment of most locks by 1947.
On a brisk, gray day, I set out to traverse the less-traveled paths of north-central West Virginia, a journey through time and history.
In early 2023, I ventured into the heart of West Virginia’s north-central region to capture the remnants of its once-thriving railroad industry.
Traveling down the backroads in Roane County, West Virginia, offers a journey into a world seemingly untouched by the rapid pace of modern life.
The Covington Waterworks Bridge over the Licking River between Covington and Wilder, Kentucky has a peculiar backstory.
The Old Louis Hunter Distillery, established in 1850 as Megibben & Bramble and renowned for its Excelsior bourbon, experienced a tumultuous history of closures and re-openings due to Prohibition, wartime production changes, and economic challenges,
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