Armco Steel Ashland Works, now a part of AK Steel, is a mostly closed integrated steel mill near Ashland, Kentucky. It contains a mothballed pig-iron blast furnace, basic oxygen furnace, continuous caster, coating line, and other production facilities. At its height, the 700-acre plant also featured a coke facility, another pig-iron blast furnace, and a hot strip.
Thurmond is a storied town located along the New River in Fayette County, West Virginia. It was once the hub of local operations for the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway and the center of commerce.
The McClung Mill is a disused gristmill in rural Monroe County, West Virginia.
Sweet Springs is a former springs resort, sanatorium, hospital and nursing home in rural eastern West Virginia.
Lynnside is the disused Greek Revival residence of the influential Lewis family in Greenbrier County, West Virginia.
Laurel Creek, located between the Greenwood and Backus Mountains in Fayette County, West Virginia, was home to numerous coal mines and camps.
The Virginian Railway Glen Rogers Branch is an abandoned 15-mile branch between the former mainline at Pierpont to Glen Rogers, West Virginia.
The Cincinnati & Eastern Railway (C&E) is an active and out-of-service railroad between Claire and Portsmouth, Ohio. At its western terminus, it connected with the Cincinnati, Lebanon, and Northern (CL&N) and the Pennsylvania Railroad Richmond Division (PRR), and to the Scioto Valley Railway at its eastern terminus. The active portion between Claire and Peebles is operated today by the Cincinnati Eastern Railroad (CCET).
Allegheny Tuberculosis Sanatorium is an abandoned prison and former tuberculosis hospital in the Allegheny Mountains of Pennsylvania.
Glen Rogers is a former company town built by the Raleigh-Wyoming Mining Company in Wyoming County, West Virginia.
Charcoal timber, iron ore, and limestone supplied material for numerous furnaces that produced pig iron, munitions, and tools in the Between Rivers, Green River, Hanging Rock, Red River, and Rolling Fork Iron Regions in Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia.
A gallery of abandoned schools in the United States.
Hazelwood Sanatorium is a former tuberculosis hospital in Louisville, Kentucky. Portions of the facility operate today as a residential facility for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. History It was through the efforts of …
Waverly Hills Tuberculosis Hospital is a former tuberculosis hospital that operated between 1910 and 1961 in Louisville, Kentucky. It reopened as the Woodhaven Geriatrics Center between 1963 and 1981.
Paris Tuberculosis Hospital is a former tuberculosis hospital that operated between 1950 and the 1970s in Paris, Kentucky.
In 1945, the Commonwealth of Kentucky’s Kentucky Tuberculosis Sanatoria Commission acquired a 30-acre tract of land from Alfred Hanses for $1 with the goal of developing a sanatorium for tuberculosis patients. 3 The site selected was ideal because of a …
Lake Shawnee Amusement Park is an abandoned amusement park in Princeton, West Virginia.
Williamson Memorial Hospital is a closed hospital turned event destinatio in Williamson, West Virginia.
Rhodell is a coal camp built by the Rhodell Coal Company in Raleigh County, West Virginia.
The Itmann Company Store and Office was developed by the Pocahontas Fuel Company for their mines in Wyoming County, West Virginia.