Bootleg Racing and the West Virginia Motor Speedway
Once considered outdated and redneck, dirt oval racetracks have made a resurgence across the rural swaths of America as unending regulations and expensive fares making it hard to justify trips to a NASCAR race track. Local dirt track racing has come back full throttle, although that resurgence has not spread to the abandoned West Virginia Motor Speedway near Parkersburg, West Virginia.
The long abandoned Paramount Theatre is located in Youngstown, Ohio and was closed to regular performances in 1976.
Mt. Sterling High School
Work has been progressing at the former Mt. Sterling High School.
Reach for the Stars
Light pollution eventually forced the historic Warner & Swasey Observatory in Ohio to close.