50 Stunning Photos of Abandoned Matsuo Mine in Iwate, Japan. The Matsuo apartments were abandoned in the late 1970s after the mine closed in 1969. But the ruins of the Matuso mine still stand.
The rural town of Roscoe, Nebraska is home to several beautiful abandoned buildings with obscure histories.
20+ Stunning Photos of Abandoned Gilman, Colorado Ghost Town
Sego Ghost Town and Thompson Springs, Utah, once an important railroad hub, has been slowly dying over the past several decades.
I reached Gilman Ghost Town tired and out of breath, but was immediately invigorated by the sight of several rows of abandoned homes. Gilman was founded in 1886 by prospector John Clinton.
Unique abandoned buildings in Antimony and Junction, Utah serve as reminders of the frontiersmen and miners who ventured westward in the late 1800s in search of opportunity.
Until the collapse of the Soviet Union, Pyramiden had a population of over a thousand people. In the 1990-s of money in the upkeep of the village above the Arctic Circle, of course, was not. The last miners returned to the continent in March 1998.
Cisco, Utah has a robust history that dates back to the late 1800s. The town was first established as a watering stop for steam engines operated by the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad. The station became an important shipping depot for the cattle ranchers and sheep herders from the nearby Book Cliffs.
The ghost town of Ludlow sits along a quiet dirt road in rural Colorado across from the train tracks that once carried the coal its residents excavated from nearby mines. Built in the early 1900s, Ludlow was the site of events so appalling that the ensuing public outrage forced profound changes that
Eerie Ghost Town of Model, Colorado and Abandoned School in Tyrone. The rural highways of Southern Colorado meander through a harsh landscape where abandoned homes and businesses stand as crumbling monuments to the broken dreams of those that once lived there.