The stacks at the former Elmer Smith Power Plant were imploded today.
This guide explains how nitrocellulose (smokeless powder) and black powder was produced at Indiana Army Ammunition Plant in Charlestown, Indiana.
The Amanda Furnace and BOF at the former Armco/AK Steel Ashland Works were simultaneously imploded at 8:30 AM this morning….
The Greenbaum Building in Waverly, Ohio is no more.
The Exposition Hall, once a part of the West Virginia Exposition & State Fair that operated in Wheeling until 1937, burned to the ground yesterday.
The historic Hotel Belvedere in Apollo, Pennsylvania burned to the ground shortly after midnight on July 24, 2019.
While living in the now-demolished Friar’s Club in Cincinnati, Ohio between 1941 and 1944, Lumen Martin Winter painted murals on the walls of the residents’ lounge. The 1,600 square-foot scenes, painted in tempera emulsion on a casein ground, depicted regional highlights of industry, music, religion, and literature.
Demolition of Rockland State Hospital in New York has begun for a J.P. Morgan Chase data center.
Amazon has been called the killer of the American indoor shopping mall in countless articles. But it’s been no secret that traditional shopping centers have been struggling long before the advent of online shopping, with the United States boasting more square feet of retail than any other developed nation by far. It is with some irony that Amazon is building new fulfillment centers on the grounds of two dead malls.
A building at the long-closed Frenchburg Presbyterian School burned to the ground around 1:30 PM on Saturday, April 15.
There are times when I revisit an old friend and discover something new, such as the case of the long-abandoned Jefferson School in Wheeling, West Virginia. I had not discovered much about the historic structure other than coming upon its demolition in 2013.
Several years ago, I was able to visit the former printing operation for the Crowell-Collier Publishing Company, once the world’s largest magazine publishing house, in Springfield, Ohio.
Several years ago, I embarked on a winding trip through the Winding Gulf coalfield of West Virginia, to explore and discover the history of this once-bustling part of the nation. The Winding Gulf coalfield rapidly developed in the early 20th century with the advent of deep underground mines that required thousands of miners—and their families.
The decrepit Monsour Medical Center in Jeannette, Pennsylvania was demolished last month.
St. Joseph Byzantine Catholic Church, located in the Union-Miles Park neighborhood in Cleveland, Ohio, was recently demolished.
The Knox County Infirmary, located in central Ohio, caught fire on June 26, 2015.
The last remnant of the historic Stearns & Foster Company in Lockland, Ohio came tumbling down today as the smokestack was toppled over.
Check out the video of the demolition of Power Plant 401-1 and 401-2 at the Indiana Army Ammunition Plant in Charlestown, Indiana!
Partial demolition is well underway at Ironton, Ohio’s Memorial Hall.
Champion Paper was a paper mill in Hamilton, Ohio that once employed 5,000 and boasted the largest facilities in the nation.
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