North America

Ghosts of the Duluth, Missabe, and Iron Range Railroad

Northern Minnesota's economy has been powered by locomotives for over one hundred and thirty years. The ensuing boom after the nineteenth-century discovery of iron...
Hudson River State Hospital

Hudson River State Hospital: Fourteen Decades of Mental Hygiene

Welcome to the Hudson River State Hospital, the first High Victorian Gothic institution built in the United States. Located in Poughkeepsie, New York, it...

The Gary-Alerding Settlement House

When Gary, Indiana was founded by U.S. Steel in 1906, the steelworker was often not American. However the history of immigrants in Gary is...

The Horace Mann School

The Horace Mann School of Gary, Indiana is on the short list of American high schools that have graduated more than 75 classes of...

The Only Unsolved Airline Hijacking in U.S. History: D.B. Cooper

  November 24th, 1971. An unknown man extorts $200k from Northwest Orient Airlines in Washington after taking a Boeing 727 hostage.  He releases all the...
Pressmen's Home Trade School building

Relic From a Bygone Era: Pressmen’s Home, Tennessee

Located in the hills of Eastern Tennessee, this abandoned complex was once home to the International Printing Pressmen and Assistants Union of North America....