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Vesuvius Furnace
Industry / Kentucky, Ohio

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.

Industry / West Virginia

The Magnolia Preparation Plant cleaned, blended, and loaded coal into railcars for distribution in Mingo County, West Virginia.

Vintage Machines
Industry / Maryland

The Lonaconing silk mill, located in Lonaconing, Maryland, is the one of the last intact silk mills in the United States. Formerly operated by the Klotz Throwing Company and General Textile Mills Company, the complex is situated within the National Lonaconing Historic District. Due to its intact machinery, the mill has been nominated by the George’s Creek Watershed Association for the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places.

West Virginia Coal & Coke Company Power Plant
Industry / West Virginia

The West Virginia Coal & Coke Company Power Plant was a 7,000 KW coal-fired electrical generation facility in Logan County, West Virginia.

Baker Castor Oil Company
Industry / Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, West Virginia

A gallery of abandoned industries in the United States.

Fields Creek Coal Dock
Industry / West Virginia

The Fields Creek Coal Dock is a disused rail-to-barge operation along the Kanawha River in central West Virginia.

Port Amherst
Industry / West Virginia

Port Amherst is home to a disused rail-to-barge and barge-to-rail facility along the Kanawha River in West Virginia.

Industry / Kentucky

Wheelwright and Price were two company towns and mines owned by the Inland Steel Company in southern Kentucky.

Industry / Kentucky

The Sizemore Mining Corporation mined coal in the Elkhorn coalfield in the southern reaches of Floyd County, Kentucky.

Industry / Ohio

Peter’s Cartridge Company is a closed smokeless ordnance and shotshell ammunition factory in Kings Mill, Ohio. The 71-acre site produced artillery between 1887 and 1944.

Armco Steel Ashland Works Amanda Blast Furnace
Industry / 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.

Fisher Body Company Plant No. 21
Industry / Michigan

The Fisher Body Company Plant No. 21 formerly produced automobile bodies for General Motors in Detroit, Michigan. The building has been abandoned since 1993.

Elkhorn Power Plant Control Room
Industry / West Virginia

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

Industry / West Virginia

The McNeel Mill is a former circa 1865 mill in Mill Point, West Virginia that ground cornmeal, cracked corn, and buckwheat. The building, after years of neglect, has been restored.

Moser Leather Company
Industry / Indiana

The Moser Leather Company was a manufacturer of high-grade leather for harnesses and collar manufacturers in New Albany, Indiana.

Marble Hill Nuclear Power Plant
Industry / Indiana

Marble Hill Nuclear Power Plant was a never-completed nuclear power plant in Marble Hill, Indiana.

National Copper & Smelting Company
Industry / Ohio

The National Copper and Smelting Company was a manufacturer of seamless drawn copper and brass tubing in Cleveland, Ohio. After relocating, the site was used by Woodhill Supply and by the American Heart Association for the storage of rubber ducks.

Magee Mine
Industry / Pennsylvania

Magee Mine is a former coal mine that operated between 1908 and 1954 in Yukon, Pennsylvania. It was named for James Magee, a member of the company’s original board of directors.

Stuyvesant Motor Company
Industry / Ohio

The Hudson-Stuyvesant Motor Company was a producer of Stiverson automobiles and dealer of Hudsons along “Automobile Row” in Cleveland, Ohio.

Ferry Cap & Screw Company
Industry / Ohio

The Ferry Cap and Screw Company manufactured cold-headed, high-strength precision fasteners in Cleveland, Ohio.