It was a slightly chilly morning in downtown Cumberland, Maryland when I awoke to my alarm and the passing locomotives chugging along the former Western Maryland rail line through the heart of the city. I enjoyed listening to the trains throughout the night as it had a calming effect upon me, something that I recalled during my tenure at my parents house which was next to the massive Russell, Kentucky railyards. Feeling refreshed, I packed my gear and headed to my car and pointed my compass westward to Frostburg and then south to Lonaconing.
Another Fire at Parker Tobacco
Suspicious fires at Parker Tobacco Company in Maysville, Kentucky are claiming the abandoned building.
The aptly nicknamed “Granny’s House” is an abandoned circa 1840 Colonial-style residence filled with furnishings and antiques in Massachusetts.
The Algoma Company Store
Located along the back roads in the Pocahontas Coalfield of southwest West Virginia is the long-abandoned Algoma Company Store and…