Tuberculosis is a contagious bacterial infection that infects an individual’s lungs, and until the development of streptomycin in 1943, there was no known cure. Louisville, Kentucky, a major United States city during the early 20th century, was no stranger to tuberculosis and boasted three tuberculosis institutions or buildings with tuberculosis wards at one point: City Hospital, Hazelwood and Waverly Hills.
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There is something to be said for hiking in before sunrise into the largest collection of abandonments in the United States. The photograph below is from Power Plant, Building 401-1 at the Indiana Army Ammunition Plant, which was the largest smokeless powder plant in the Industrial Operations Command.
All that is left of Parker Tobacco Company is the front facade. Demolition began in March 2010 after closing in 1997. The following were taken on May 30, 2011.
A lazy afternoon, random Cincinnati photographs. Mount Auburn Consolidated Grain Crosley Building
A rural Dearborn County, Indiana residence, at the corner of Gutapfel and Legion Road in Jackson Township, provides a stark contrast between the size of houses then and today. For more photographs from the region, check out my partnering site, [...]