It was a sprawling facility that took the whole afternoon to explore. When I finished my camera was full of dramatic photos. I did some research and found out that there were thousands of people who explore these types of buildings. I was instantly hooked. I even infiltrated an
The Day Kennedy Was Shot - I found the abandoned house this book was in while running from a property owner that spotted me at another urbex location. I actually asked the adjacent property owners if it was okay to shoot there. One of the few times I asked permission.
This abandoned Caledonia home was erected in the mid-1920s. I figured this out because the peeling wallpaper in every room was lined with newspaper underneath from 1924. There was no electricity, plumbing, or heating when the house was built. It was abandoned in the late 1970's.
Whoever lived in this farm trailer spoke Ukrainian, German, and English. Abandoned around 1978.
The Peter Cooper Glue Factory is also a well known urbex location south of Milwaukee. One of the buildings on the site (pictured) is under active demolition. Who was Peter Cooper? He invented Jell-O. The government is not thrilled about this site.
Eastern State Penitentiary - The first large scale prison in the United States located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is currently a maintained ruin museum. Parts of the film "12 Monkeys" with Bruce Willis and Brad Pitt were filmed there.
I'm always looking for information and people to go along with. If you have any urbex info that you would like to share by all means CONTACT ME! I love to take people to these places, even if I've been there before. It is always amazing to see how they change as time progresses. I'm so passionate about Urbex that I even shot a short documentary on the subject for one of my grad courses. View the video on YouTube. My