Coal Camps: Man, West Virginia
We have all been there. A ominous derelict is on the horizon – this one being a hospital in Man, West Virginia.
After losing my first drone, a GoPro Karma, to a tree and ultimately Tupper Lake in the Adirondack Mountains of New York over a year ago, I have been itching to get back in the air. And since that faithful day, I’ve been wanting to capture this massive tailing pile and concentrating plant. I finally got the chance to yesterday after a fresh snowfall blanketed the region.
Champion Paper was a paper mill in Hamilton, Ohio that once employed 5,000 and boasted the largest facilities in the nation.
The History of Lake Shawnee
The abandoned Lake Shawnee Amusement Park in southern West Virginia is probably home to more ghostly tales than any other place in the region—but they are just that, stories told as truths that have at times come at the expense of Native Americans.