Silvercrest State Hospital was built in 1936 as its region’s principal tuberculosis treatment center, and was later converted into a juvenile-oriented mental health facility.
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Longmont Sugar was a sugar processing facility located in Longmont, Colorado that operated between 1903 and 1977. The new white plant was built against one wall of the old brick one, a weather-stained collection of wrecked windows, framed in a […]
Brach’s Confections was a candy manufacturing company located in Chicago, Illinois that operated between 1904 and 2003. In economics, one hand doesn’t wash the other; it chops the other right off. The previous summer I explored the history, technology and architecture behind […]
Much like the dying coal industry, the glass industry has seen an equal upheaval brought about by either mismanagement, poor finances or overseas competition. In comparing the glass factories to the coal mines, the similarities can be studied to the relationship each industry […]
One of the more infamous UFO encounters in Kentucky is the Kelly-Hopkinsville Encounter, otherwise known as the Hopkinsville Goblins Case. Occurring in the fall of 1955 near Hopkinsville and Kelly, Kentucky, the event centered around a rural farmhouse belonging to the Sutton family.