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A Roadmap of Abandoned America
07th December 2017
If you're looking to explore Abandoned America, here's your map to the best content on the site.

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Dead Air: The Ruins of WFBR Radio
07th August 2017
Once Baltimore's premier radio station, the dank and moldy crypt the building became after it closed looked like something out of a nightmare.

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I Am Still With You
23rd June 2016
Freed of the constricting confines of the here and now, I am everlasting.

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Smaller and Smaller Every Day
13th March 2016
Here you saw reflected through the thick plexiglass their reaction to the animal you had become, herded to and from your cell with batons and rifles, the omnipresent threat of solitary, of other things too horrible for them to contemplate.

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The Formula of Fear
09th March 2016
I believe in monsters, but the empty buildings I visit are probably where I am least likely to find them.

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Nothing Ever Dies
03rd March 2016
It's easy to only focus on the sadness inherent in an old derelict building like Taunton, but there's so much more to what it has to tell us.

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"Abandoned America: Dismantling the Dream" Now Available For Preorder!
01st March 2016
The newest volume of the Abandoned America series by Matthew Christopher is now available on online booksellers for preorder!

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very odd indeed | Abandoned America
01st March 2016
I may not be terribly afraid of death. I may even wish for it at times. I am, however, afraid of being paralyzed, of falling onto a rotted shard of floorboard and laying impaled and broken for hours, with no real help available.

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Sale on Signed Copies of My Book, "Abandoned America: The Age of Consequences"!
15th November 2015
I'm running a promotion: buy a signed copy of my book through my website and you'll get a free 5x7, or some other Abandoned America goodies of equal or greater value!

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The Eye of the Hurricane
09th October 2015
I don't see how it is possible not to connect the dots with these places. To me, they are the eye of a hurricane, the effects of a society spinning so quickly that its own mass and weight are pulling it apart.

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No Hope for a Cure
25th August 2015
Perhaps the sadness of finding children's toys in abandoned locations mirrors our worst failure, our inability to protect them from how brutal reality can be.

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To Manage the Darkness
03rd August 2015
Not all aspects of fear are bad, which is why in managed doses we seek it out.

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No Matter How Far
02nd July 2015
The focus wasn't just right, I made some other stupid mistake in the settings, the angle could have been better. I should have tried more, and worked harder.

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In the Interest of Honesty
23rd June 2015
It's never just been about the history or preservation of these places, it's more about trying to figure out how to survive myself.

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Photography Galleries | Abandoned America

Government and Social Institutions
Asylums, institutions, military, hospitals/health care, prisons, and schools.
Business and Industry
Power plants, factories, mills, quarries, hotels, transportation, theaters, and food/agriculture
Abandoned Residential and Religious Sites
Houses, churches, graveyards
Westinghouse Atom Smasher New Additions
Some of the newest work on the website and/or places which have not been added to a completed gallery yet.
Hershey Chocolate Factory, Hershey PA Abandoned America's Greatest Hits
The best of all the galleries on Abandoned America, conveniently located in one place.
Exhibits and Events
Galleries, lectures, and exhibits
Abandoned America's Black & White Collection
A collection of Abandoned America's best black and white images