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Henryton State Hospital | a silent transmission

Henryton State Hospital | a silent transmission - Henryton State Hospital
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In the rusty heart of Henryton Sanitarium's power plant, corroded machinery rests in silent contrast to the leaves creeping in through the windows and up the walls. When this facility was open, this small power plant would have provided energy to the entire site, allowing the facility to remain relatively isolated from the community around it. The clothes, gloves, and tools of the workers there still litter the site.
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Henryton State Hospital, Henryton MD. 2006.

If you'd like to learn more about this location, it is a featured chapter in the book "Abandoned America: The Age of Consequences," which you can order signed copies of here. It's also available (unsigned) through Amazon/Barnes & Noble/Powells/Indiebound/Booksamillion.

You may also be interested in my new book, Abandoned America: Dismantling the Dream, available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and many other online booksellers across the globe.

Photograph and unattributed text by Matthew Christopher of Abandoned America.


Also in: Henryton State Hospital

Henryton State Hospital | Front Panorama
Henryton State Hospital | Rear Panorama
Henryton State Hospital | Roofless
Henryton State Hospital | Schism
Henryton State Hospital | Power Plant
Henryton State Hospital | Cottage
Henryton State Hospital | Administration Facade
Henryton State Hospital | Rooftop View
Henryton State Hospital | Theater Entrance
Henryton State Hospital | Stage View
Henryton State Hospital | when the final curtain falls
Henryton State Hospital | Balcony View
Henryton State Hospital | Lobby
Henryton State Hospital | Warning Sign
Henryton State Hospital | Framing Device