Hotel Adler

May 12, 2010

This was the first stop on a whirlwind 4 day exploring trip with my friends Dave and Dan. I had obtained information on the hotel from someone I knew from exploring forums, and we took the long drive out here in one shot. I have to say, it was an excellent way to kick off…

Acadian Freedom

May 12, 2010

Auburn, ME Mill

April 24, 2010

This Auburn, Maine mill had been through a couple of different renovations in its time. It had remnants of industrial use, but sections of the building had been renovated into apartments as well. Squatters had definitely been the most recent tenants.

Augusta Tissue

June 16, 2009

This tissue paper mill closed down under somewhat shady circumstances after changing owners several times. The mill was even held by the federal government for a time while the courts worked out what to do with some of the contested assets. During this time the mill was well secured and an extremely risky place to…

Bethlehem Steel – Trip 3

March 29, 2009

Bethlehem Steel – Trip 2

March 28, 2008

Bethlehem Steel – Trip 1

February 8, 2008
Conjoined

Baker Mills

November 29, 2006

The Baker and Forbes mills were constructed in 1891 and 1911, respectively. They provided employment for many people in the Dorchester area producing Baker’s Chocolate for many years. The brand was acquired by General Foods and in 1962 the company decided to consolidate their operations and move production to Delaware. Employees were given the option…