Abandoned Asylum Set of 3 Manteno State Hospital Illinois | Etsy
Abandoned Asylum Set of 3 / Manteno State Hospital SET OF 3 PRINTS *25% discount pricing when buying the set vs. buying separately These photographs were taken at Manteno State Hospital, a cottage plan/colony plan style facility on 1,200 acres in rural Illinois. MSH opened in 1930, and its
Continuous Bath Time
Most of the canvas straps still clung tightly to their large tubs which lined the basement room, despite the excessive sagging from thirty-seven years of disuse. Diffused rays of sunlight danced along the row of mummified bathtubs, yellowed with time and blackened with mold. A strange breeze wafted in from the dark, tiled morgue down the hall. There was no other place I wanted to be.
Vintage Boating Photographs from Toronto
For this week's history post I decided to look back and find vintage boating photographs from the Toronto Archives for you to check out.
A 1910s Toronto photo extravaganza
The second decade of the 20th century left its mark on Toronto. The city undertook several major infrastructure projects during the 1910s, includin...
TALES OF A HAUNTED MISSOURI WINERY . . . AND MY RECIPE FOR OZARK APPLE CAKE
Oh, how awesome is October with its gorgeous autumnal hues, crisp apples, Halloween fun, and . . . ghost talk. Last week I enjoyed my...
Quirk Mansion in Ypsilanti, Michigan
The Quirk Mansion is one of the most interesting historic homes in Ypsilanti. The home was built by Daniel Lace Quirk about 1860 in Second Empire style with mansard roof. Quirk's children donated the house to the city of Ypsilanti in 1911, and it served for several years as the City Hall. The mansion is presently used as private offices and the property owners reside in apartments on the top floor. I urge the viewer to open the links that Wystan has provided below. View On Black
Edwin Shaw Hospital
Formerly know as Springfield Lake Sanitarium that opened in 1915. The hospital was first built to house tuberculosis patients. I am not sure of the date, but sometime in the 90's the hospital was used as a drug treatment facility. Today, the campus is closed and abandoned. Search on the internet and you will find…