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Residential / Maryland

Athol is was abandoned mansion turned sanitarium in Maryland. It burned to the ground on September 27, 2021.

People’s Bank Vault
Commercial / Pennsylvania

The People’s Union Bank & Trust Company Building in McKeesport, Pennsylvania is the former home of the People’s Bank & Trust Company and professional offices.

Ohio State Reformatory
Penitentiary / Ohio

The Ohio State Reformatory, best known for being the setting for the movie The Shawshank Redemption, is a historic circa 1896 prison north of Mansfield, Ohio. It was converted into a tourist attraction after closing in 1990.

Burlington Northern Railroad 9917
Railroad / Ohio

Located on the tracks of the former U.S. Steel McDonald Works are dozens of locomotives either in various stages of disassembly or intact, awaiting refurbishment.

Blue Sulphur Springs Pavilion
Commercial / West Virginia

Blue Sulphur Springs is a all but demolished and forgotten springs resort in Greenbrier County, West Virginia.

Nazareth Speedway
Recreational / Pennsylvania

The Nazareth Speedway is an abandoned automobile race track in Pennsylvania.

McDowell Vocational School
Educational / West Virginia

The McDowell Vocational School is an abandoned vocational school in McDowell County, West Virginia.

Lincoln's School
Educational / West Virginia

The Lincoln School was constructed for the children of John J. Lincoln and for the children of managers of the Crozer Land Association in McDowell County, West Virginia.

Terrace Plaza Hotel
Commercial / Ohio

The Terrace Plaza Hotel is a shuttered hotel in a distinct 18-story International Style structure in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio.

Elkhorn Power Plant Control Room
Industrial / West Virginia

The Elkhorn Power Plant was constructed by Pocahontas Consolidated Collieries to provide electricity to its mines in West Virginia and Virginia.

Virginian Railway Glen Rogers Branch
Railroad / West Virginia

The Virginian Railway Glen Rogers Branch is an out-of-service 15-mile branch between the former mainline at Pierpont to Glen Rogers, West Virginia.

Fort Carroll
Military / Maryland

Fort Carroll is an abandoned sea fort in the middle of the Patapsco River near Baltimore, Maryland. It is named for Charles Carroll of Carrollton, a signer of the Declaration of Independence.

Amanda Blast Furnace
Industrial / Kentucky

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.

Statue of John Henry
Tunnel / West Virginia

The original Big Bend Tunnel was opened in 1872 to carry the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway underneath Big Bend Mountain in Talcott, West Virginia.

Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad Gauley Subdivision at Belva
Railroad / West Virginia

The Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad Gauley Branch connected the C&O’s mainline at Gauley Junction, West Virginia to a coal mine at Greendale. Connections were later made to the Kanawha & Michigan Railroad, Kanawha & West Virginia Railroad, and the Nicholas, Fayette & Greenbrier Railway, transforming the obscure line into a busy spur for much of the 20th century.

Nuttallburg Coal Tipple
Community / West Virginia

Nuttallburg, located along the New River in Fayette County, West Virginia, was a coal mining venture that was spawned out of England-born entrepreneur John Nuttall.

Pittsburgh Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Railroad
Railroad / Ohio, Pennsylvania

The Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis Railroad, commonly referred to as the Panhandle Route, was part of the Pennsylvania Railroad system that connected Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Bradford, Ohio where the line split into routes to Chicago, Illinois, Indianapolis, Indiana, and East St. Louis, Illinois.

West Virginia Institute of Technology - Martin Field
Educational / West Virginia

The West Virginia Institute of Technology’s original campus in Montgomery, West Virginia closed in 2016-17. Portions of the campus are used by a local community and technical college while others are abandoned.

Community / West Virginia

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.

McClung’s Mill
Industrial / West Virginia

The McClung Mill is a disused gristmill in rural Monroe County, West Virginia.