Hackensack Water Company

Abandoned Waterworks: Hackensack Water Company

One hundred years ago utility companies used massive steam-powered engines to pump water throughout communities. These five-story behemoths were impressive for their time but...

The Oldest Airplane Factory in the World

On the west side of Dayton, Ohio, a group of old white buildings topped with arched parapets sits in a cleared lot just off...

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...
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Abandoned Industrial Icon: Armour Meat Packing Plant

The Armour & Company meat packing plant in National City, Illinois is a window into a bygone era, a time capsule with late-19th century...
Foxconn apple factory

Foxconn: Depressing Apple Factory

Previously Sometimes Interesting featured Guiyu, the Chinese town tasked with disposing most of the world's electronics. What about the origins of the electronics we...

Largest Abandoned Factory in the World: The Packard Factory, Detroit

Packard was a premier nameplate in the United States, mentioned in the same breath as Duesenberg, Cadillac, Pierce-Arrow, and Lincoln. The crown jewel for...