Tag: abandoned

A Rare Find In Rural Kansas

Untouched for decades, I find less & less places like this each year Since I started traveling across rural America in 1995 I have always been in awe when I come across an abandoned building that has clearly been around since before the great depression. As someone who has practically never lived in a home built after 1924 (those 2… Read more →

Abandoned Illinois College Campus Now An Arboretum Open To The Public

The Buildings Are In Decline, But This Abandoned Site Welcomes The Public The former campus of Shimer College in Mount Carroll, Illinois is one of those amazingly beautiful places that make you cringe when you learn it’s abandoned. Shimer College started as Mount Carroll Seminary, in Mount Carroll, Illinois in 1852 as a day school and while the buildings and… Read more →

Abandoned Texas

Lost Americana Texas: Where Should I Go?

Lost Americana: Going Back To Texas For the first time ever I’ll be exploring rural Texas specifically for documenting Lost Americana. If you know any farming areas that have been hard hit by population decline point me in the right direction, by commenting below, or on the Facebook page.   While I’ve been to Texas several times, having family who live there… Read more →