Abandonment

Turks and Caicos & The Wreck of форт-шевченко

By dave | February 8, 2016

In February of 2016 my wife and I finally decided to go somewhere tropical and outside of the U.S. We stayed at a nice resort on Grace Bay Beach.  The rooms were super nice, the drinks were super expensive, and the water was super warm. When we go somewhere, we tend to rent a Jeep.…

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Budd Plant – Day 2

By dave | June 19, 2015
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Budd Plant – Day 1

By dave | June 18, 2015
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United States Fidelity and Guaranty Company

By dave | January 22, 2013

Built between 1921 and 1928, 26 Calvert St. Baltimore, MD was the headquarters of the United State Fidelity and Guaranty Company.  The bonding company later went on to build  the much larger Transamerica Tower/Legg Mason Building also in Baltimore.  The building was renovated in 2015 into an apartment building.

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Iron Horse on Film

By dave | December 31, 2012

Shots from the ‘Horse on my favorite film: Fuji Neopan 1600.

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Iron Horse Park – 2007 – 2012

By dave | December 31, 2012
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Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital – Trip 1

By dave | September 12, 2012

Much to my chagrin, I have never explored the Kirkbride building at Greystone. Too much drama and too many legal hassles have surrounded it in recent years, and the rewards were far outstripped by the risk. I have been told by those that have been inside that the outbuildings on campus were really the best…

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Blue Steel

Baldwinville Paper Mill

By dave | October 4, 2011
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General Ship – Trips 2 – 9

By dave | June 29, 2011

I am definitely a person who enjoys and needs solitude, and General Ship became my refuge for quite some time. When my wife and I weren’t going out to eat or doing something on Friday or Saturday night, I would grab a six pack and head down to General Ship. There, I would basically sit…

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General Ship – Trip 1

By dave | June 29, 2011

General Ship & Engine Works was founded by Byron Carl Hedblom in East Boston at the beginning of the Great Depression. Mr. Hedblom had, coincidentally (at least as far as this site is concerned), been an employee of the Bethlehem Steel Corporation before a dispute with management caused him to part ways with his former employer. General…

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