Articles Tagged ‘Abandoned Tuesday’

Abandoned Tuesday: Michigan Central Station, Detroit

Abandoned Tuesday: Michigan Central Station, Detroit July 12, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Designed by the same architect that built New York’s Central Station, Michigan Central Station was created as a monument to Detroit’s bustling travel culture. Built in 1913 it was located a few miles from the city center – it was assumed that urban sprawl would eventually fill up the...

Abandoned Tuesday: Town of Kayakoy

Abandoned Tuesday: Town of Kayakoy June 14, 2011 | General | Read More
Kayakoy may look like it has been deserted for centuries, but the once bustling town was home to some 20,000 residents in the early 20th century. Kayakoy was a traditional Greek Orthodox community situated in the Taurus Mountains of Turkey, and its residents lived harmoniously with their Turkish...

Abandoned Tuesday: Humberstone and Santa Laura Mining Towns

Abandoned Tuesday: Humberstone and Santa Laura Mining Towns June 7, 2011 | General | Read More
During the 19th century “white gold” didn’t only refer to jewelry, but a substance of equal value: saltpeter (sodium nitrate). Until the beginning of the 20th century the substance, used for fertilizer and gun powder, couldn’t be synthetically produced and nitrate mines were...