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15 Photographs That Have Captured Abandoned America

These photographs capture decaying elements of American society that look haunted. America has documented a number of factories, schools and churches abandoned over time. The collection of pictures show a variety of empty buildings. They all are in various states of disrepair. Even some buildings appear untouched. There are some places that are well furnished and absolutely precious. Some buildings also depict how nature has reclaimed the buildings and turned them into ruins.

 

15 Photographs That Have Captured Abandoned America

15 Photographs That Have Captured Abandoned America

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1. The interior of an undisclosed theatre

1. The interior of an undisclosed theatre

The wide variety of buildings and institutions that have been abandoned for various reasons that are even not explainable.

2. America's architectural history

2. America's architectural history

People have started putting efforts to preserve America's endangered architectural history

3. An undisclosed prison

3. An undisclosed prison

A man has discovered this undisclosed prison that is haunted.

4. Packard motor car company

4. Packard motor car company

In 1958, last car was produced by this Packard motor car company.

5. Packard in the city of Warren, Ohio

5. Packard in the city of Warren, Ohio

It has closed since 1899. This Packard was founded by James Ward Packard, and his brother William Doud Packard

6. Clothing factory

6. Clothing factory

This is now a haunted clothing factory with all the machinery and sewing tables. All machinery are arranged in the same way as they were left.

7. An unnamed retirement home

7. An unnamed retirement home

An unnamed retirement home has a haunted feeling with it. This may be a simple house but has contributed in abandoned America.

8. Church of the Assumption in Philadelphia

8. Church of the Assumption in Philadelphia

An organ sits among the debris that is now out of service. The photograph conveys the condition of these building.

9. Hotel room

9. Hotel room

Identity has not been revealed of this hotel. Flaking ceiling and peeling wallpaper inside a room make it land on the list of photographs of abandoned America.

10. A trolley graveyard

10. A trolley graveyard

An abandoned site that was a trolley graveyard. It was found while researching the decline of the state hospital system.

11. American churches

11. American churches

There are many places which are same as the ruins of American churches like this undisclosed one, schools, theater, hospitals and hotels.

12. A cafeteria at undisclosed prison

12. A cafeteria at undisclosed prison

These places may not provide the comforts, but while walking back to the world this will undoubtedly provide you some comfort.

13. Julia de Burgos Magnet Middle School in Philadelphia

13. Julia de Burgos Magnet Middle School in Philadelphia

A building of the Julia de Burgos Magnet Middle School was left to deteriorate after systematic neglect before closing in 2002.

14. Carrie Furnaces in Rankin, Pennsylvania

14. Carrie Furnaces in Rankin, Pennsylvania

The derelict blast furnace that has been abandoned since 1982, when it was last shut down.

15. Essex County Jail in Newark, New Jersey

 15. Essex County Jail in Newark, New Jersey

The rusting cell blocks that have been unused since the prison closed in 1970.

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