Exploring rural Indiana
Despite the overarching theme of Abandoned to explore an abandonment in urbanized areas, there is a lot to be said for getting lost through the rural, blank landscape of the Midwest.
Chicago, St. Louis & New Orlean’s Paducah-East Cairo Line
Chicago, St. Louis & New Orleans Railroad’s 34-mile Paducah-East Cairo line was constructed in 1902-03 between East Cairo and Paducah, Kentucky and abandoned in 1943 after a wooden trestle burned.
Elmer Smith’s Stacks Imploded
The stacks at the former Elmer Smith Power Plant were imploded today.
James Duke’s Residence
The James K. Duke House is a circa 1792 11-room brick antebellum in central Kentucky. The site is notable for its duels and connection to early horse racing in the United States.