All Entries F to N in Alphabetical Order

Fiddletown California | 1849 gold rush town off of the main highway 49 tourist route. (7 photos - 2014)

Fisher Towers Utah | Great seldom used campground near Moab. Great spot for night and other photography. (14 photos - 2013)

Fort Bragg California | Nice Coastal city with large vacant lumber mill and contaminated grounds. (7 photos - 2011)

Fort Churchill Nevada | Historic park with ruins of an 1860 fort near the Comstock lode. (2 photos - 2014)

Fort Hancock New Jersey | Decommissioned Army base/fort. (2 photos - 2006)

Fort Knox Maine | Civil War era brick and stone fort with some fun to walk through and photograph, very dark lower passageways. (13 photos - 2013)

Fort Ord, California | Large decommissioned Army base in varying states of decay and redevelopment. (24 photos - 2013)

Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne Indiana | Interesting city which has managed to survive several waves of de-industrialization. (7 photos - 1989 - 1992)

Franklinville

Franklinville North Carolina | Textile mill town with a ruined 1840 textile mill. (37 photos - 2006 - 2017)

Frisco

Frisco Idaho | Site of a battle between striking miners and Pinkertons in 1892. Hardly anything left of the town, mine or mill. (3 photo - 2014)


Future City Illinois | Ghost-suburb of Cairo. (2 photos - 2013)


Garlock

Garlock California | Small road-side ghost town. (7 photos - 2011)


Garnet

Garnet Montana | Well preserved 1890s ghost town. (9 photos - 2014)


Gay

Gay Michigan | Ruins of the Mohawk Stamp Mill (8 photos - 2010)


Geographic center of the contiguous United States

Geographic center of the United States, Kansas | Not really the center of the U.S. includes a small park and an abandoned motel. (7 photos - 2013)


Georgetown

Georgetown South Carolina | One of the few blast furnaces built in the South outside of Birmingham AL. Demolished 2000s. (1 photo - 1993)


Graham, NC

Glencoe Mill Village, North Carolina | Well preserved textile mill village. (10 photos - 2017)


Glore Psychiatric Museum, Saint Joseph

Glore Psychiatric Museum, Saint Joseph Missouri | A fantastic little museum in a very interesting town. (13 photos - 2013)

Glouster

Glouster Ohio | Shrinking Hocking Valley coal town. (4 photos - 2013)

Gold Hill

Gold Hill Nevada | Shrunken silver mining town in the Comstock Lode. (9 photos - 2014)

Goldfield

Goldfield Nevada | Gold mining town that boomed from 1902-1910. (15 photos - 2014)

Govan

Govan Washington | Beautiful abandoned school on the site of a former village. (4 photos - 2014)

Graham, NC

Graham - Oneida Mill North Carolina | Oneida Mill - a renovated 1882 textile mill. (3 photos - 2017)

Gran Quivira

Gran Quivira New Mexico | Part of the Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument. (19 photos - 2013)

Granite Montana

Granite (Ghost Town) Montana | Ghost Town and extensive remains of a large mine, mill and tramway. (29 photos - 2014)

Granite City

Granite City Illinois | Steel town in the eastern St. Louis suburbs. (3 photos - 2013)

Great Basin National Park

Great Basin National Park Nevada | One of the least visited parks in the National Park system. (8 photos - 2013)

Great Dismal Swamp

Great Dismal Swamp - Merchants Millpond North Carolina | Automobile and trail access to beautiful, mature cypress swamp. (9 photos - 2012)

Geendale

Greendale Indiana | Previously home of several distillers. The former Seagrams distillery is still operating. (5 photos - 2013)

Greensboro, NC

Greensboro - Proximity Print Works and Revolution Mill North Carolina | The ruined Proximity Print Works and the renovated Revolution Mill. (13 photos - 2017)

Hancock

Hancock Michigan | Commercial center of the Keweenaw copper mining district. (1 photo)

Haw River, NC

Haw River North Carolina | Textile mill town with closed and abandoned mills. (26 photos - 2017 and 2007)

Hadenville, OH

Haydenville Ohio | Company town with many homes built with glazed drainage brick produced at the local brick factory. (10 photos - 2013)

Hercules California | Formerly a company town for a large explosives plant. Hercules is now enveloped by S.F. Bay area suburban development. (2 photos - 2012)

Higginsport Ohio

Higginsport Ohio | A small Ohio River town with an interesting looking abandoned school. (1 photo - 2013)

Hines Oregon | Company town adjacent to Burns. Built to house workers at the Hines lumber mill which is now mostly closed and partially abandoned. (7 photos - 2012)

Holyoke Mass

Holyoke Massachusetts | A large planned industrial city suffering from population loss/abandonment. (14 photos - 2013)

Homestead

Homestead Pennsylvania | Site of the former Homestead Steel Works, which have been demolished and replaced by a suburban style shopping center. (6 photos - 2006)

Hoquiam

Hoquiam Washington | Early 1900s lumber boomtown which has experienced a slow, steady decline since the 1930s. (6 photos - 2014)

Houghton

Houghton Michigan | Commercial center of the Keweenaw copper mining district. (5 photos)

INAAP

Indiana Army Ammunition Plant Indiana | Massive abandoned (secured and partially demolished) ammunition plant. (12 photos - 2013)

Ishpeming Michigan | Historically significant iron mine with unusual structures. (5 photos - 9/19/2007)

isleton

Isleton California | Unique, historic, Sacramento Delta town with remnants of a once large Chinese community. (14 photos - 2014)

Jackson

Jackson California | Bustling gold rush town with extensive remains of two large mines which closed in the 1940s. (23 photos - 2011-2014)

Jacksonville

Jacksonville Oregon | 1851 gold rush town with a small, nicely preserved, 19th century business district. (5 photos - 2014)

Jalama Beach - Point Conception California | Great, undeveloped, isolated beach with ruined seawalls and tar/oil that oozes from the cliffs and rocks. (11 photos - 2011)

Jim Thorpe Pennsylvania | A former coal port that in a desperate bid to save itself, in 1953, renamed itself after the recently deceased athlete - Jim Thorpe. (3 photos - 2013)

Johnstown Pennsylvania | Former steel manufacture center with a unique history. (8 photos - 2008)

Keeler California | Shrinking community battered by dust storms on the shore of Owens dry lake. (21 photos 2010-2014)

Kellogg Idaho | A center of the Coeur d'Alene mining district. (7 photos 2014)

Keweenaw Peninsula Michigan (72 photos - 2007 - 2010)

Kings Mills (Peters Cartridge CO.) Ohio | A large, badly deteriorated ammunition factory. (9 photos - 2013)

Klickitat Washington | Lumber mill town with abandoned lumber mill. (2 photos - 2017)

Koppel Pennsylvania | Nice small town with an interesting looking steel mill. (2 photos - 10/9/2006)

La Grange California | Small gold rush town. (2 photos - 2014)

La Junta Colorado | A small declining city on the eastern Colorado plains. (4 photos - 2013)

Lackawanna New York | Site of what was once the largest steel plant in the world (demolished/empty). (3 photos - 2013)

Lake Abert Oregon | Big, remote salt lake. (11 photos - 2012)

Lake Dolores Waterpark, California | Abandoned 1990s waterpark. (7 photos - 2014)

Las Animas Colorado | A small fading historic town on the eastern Colorado plains. (3 photos - 2013)

Lebanon Kansas | The closest town to the geographic center of the 48 contiguous states. (6 photos - 2013)

Lewiston Maine | A 19th Century Planned Industrial City. (15 photos - 2013)

Littleton North Carolina | Small town with an interesting commercial district. Home of Littleton College for Women from 1882 until it burned in 1919. (4 photos - 2011)

Locke California | Early 1900s rural Chinese ghetto in a remarkable state of preservation/arrested decay. (10 photos - 9/12/2010)

Lockhart California | Site of ghost town, now a massive solar thermal power plant. (1 photo - 2013)

"Loneliest Road in America" Nevada | Highway 50 is a pretty lonely road. (5 photos - 2013)

Love Canal New York | Site of one of the most infamous environmental disasters in US history. (5 photos - 2013)

Lowell Mass

Lowell Massachusetts | Large, historic, planned industrial city. Home of Lowel National Historic Park. (12 photos - 2013)

Ludlow California | Small partially abandoned highway services area and ghost town. (7 photos - 2013)

Madison

Madison Indiana | One of the most nicely preserved 19th century towns I've seen with an interesting cotton mill reuse project. (10 photos - 2013)

Mackay

Mackay Idaho | Small town that was the commercial center of the local mining district. Gateway to the Mackay Mine Hill tour (below). (34 photos - 2014)

Mackay Mine Hill

Mackay Mine Hill, Idaho | Touring route on dirt roads through an abandoned mining district above the town of Mackay. Includes White Knob townsite. (34 photos - 2014)

Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park California | Large 19th Century hydraulic mine, now a state park. (12 photos - 2015)

Manchester

Manchester Ohio | Small, historic, Ohio river town. (3 photos - 2013)

Manzanar

Manzanar War Relocation Center California | Site of a large WWII Japanese internment center. (8 photos - 2012)

Marble Hill

Marble Hill Nuclear Power Plant Indiana | An abandoned nuclear power plant which has been completely demolished as of 2013. (1 photo - 2013)

Marcus Hook

Marcus Hook Pennsylvania | Very small community completely surrounded by oil refineries and decaying industry. (5 photos - 2013)

Mare island

Mare Island Shipyards, Vallejo California | Major U.S. Navy ship building facility for 142 years. It closed in 1996 and is slowly being redeveloped. (39 photos - 1/29/2012)

Marquette Cement

Marquette Cement/Superior Ohio | An abandoned Cement Manufacturing Plant and Former Townsite. (20 photos - 2013)

Marshall

Marshall North Carolina | A small town with a densely built historic commercial district and an old yarn mill that is successfully reinventing itself as an artist's community. (10 photos - 2014)

Martinez

Martinez California | Nice older city with oil refinery and tanker port. (4 photos - 2011)

Marysville

Marysville California | Interesting historic city in the Sacramento Valley.(17 photos - 1/9/2011)

Mckeesport

Mckeesport Pennsylvania | The commercial heart of the Steel Valley. (12 photos - 2010)

mebane

Mebane North Carolina | Abandoned White Furniture Company factory. (26 photos - 2014)

metamora

Metamora Indiana | Small 1838 canal town that has successfully promoted itself as a tourist destination. (10 photos - 2013)

Milton

Photographing the Milky Way | Where I try to share what I know about taking photos of the Milky Way and night sky. (10 photos - 2014)

Milton

Milton Florida | Small, historic downtown lost in suburban sprawl. (5 photos - 2007)

Mingo Junction Ohio | Steel town with a closed mill on the Ohio River. (7 photos - 2006 - 2010)

Minneapolis Minnesota | Some old snapshots, many taken along rail lines that are now bike paths. (9 photos - 1989 - 1992)

Missouri Mines State Historic Site Missouri | Lead mine and mill preserved in a state of arrested decay with small museum. (34 photos - 2013)

Mokelumne Hill California | Small, 1848 gold rush town. (8 photos - 2011 - 2014)

Monessen Pennsylvania | Steel town with closed/demolished mill. (6 photos - 2010)

Mono Lake California | Strange tufa formations around this beautiful, shrinking, high desert lake. (8 photos 2011-2012)

Monrovia Liberia | The Ducor Hotel, abandoned after the 1989 civil war. (26 photos - 2013)

Montezuma Hills, California | Huge wind farm in the Sacramento delta. (5 photos - 2014)

Morley Colorado | Abandoned coal mining town/ghost town. (13 photos 2013)

Mount Vernon Indiana | Interesting (under-used) historic central business district and home of the Port of Indiana. (7 photos 2013)


National City Illinois | Dissolved company town. Armour packing plant ruins. (4 photos - 2013)


National Museum of Health and Medicine Washington DC | A few pictures taken at the former Walter Reed location. (11 photos - 2007)


Natrona Pennsylvania | Very small, unique town with an interesting collection of late 18th century worker housing. (4 photos - 7/4/2007)


Needles Overlook/Wind Whistle Campground Utah | Spectacular and under-used Canyonlands overlook and campground. (21 photos - 2013)


Nelsonville Ohio | Brick kilns/brick works ruins in a small park. (7 photos - 2013)


Nevada City Montana | Small and touristy 1860s gold rush town. (5 photos - 2014)


New Straitsville Ohio | Old Hocking Valley coal town. (6 photos - 2013)


New York New York | Pictures of SOHO, Tribeca, Alphabet City and the Lower East Side from the late 1980s and early 1990s. (8 photos - 1990)


Nicholia Kilns, Idaho | Preserved charcoal kilns in a very remote valley. (8 photos - 2015)


Niland California | Small, fading town in the Imperial Valley. (2 photos - 2013)

North Bloomfield California | Preserved ghost town, Malakoff Diggins State Park headquarters. (12 photos - 2015)

North San Juan California | Small gold rush town. (2 photos - 2015)

North Shore California | Former resort town on the Salton Sea. (3 photos - 2013)

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