Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Glenview Post Office, Former Trainstation - Louisville, Kentucky

Glenview, Kentucky, is located just east of downtown Louisville.  What serves today as a post office was actually once the town's interurban trainstation.  It has been carefully preserved, keeping its unique character and old-style charm

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Abandoned US 62 Bridge, Elizabethtown, Kentucky

Located in Hardin County, Kentucky, this old concrete span was abandoned and bypassed in the late 1980s.  While in very good shape, it was replaced because its a one-lane bridge in a rather grown up area.  US 62 runs through nearby Elizabethtown, and having a bottleneck like this in the area simply wasn't an option.

Sunday, December 15, 2013

LG&E Valve Building, Louisville, Kentucky

Perhaps the smallest building in downtown Louisville, this barely noticed structure on Armory Place is actually a valve house.  Owned by LG&E, it is must older than any near it.  Join us today as we peak into it....

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Signs at the Abandoned James E. Pepper Distillery, Lexington, Kentucky

Located near Lexington, Kentucky, the old Pepper Distillery is currently being remodeled for a variety of modern uses.  We were lucky enough to poke around in it before things got too serious, and the photos we took are likely the last set ever taken showing it in ruins.  The place has been abandoned since the 1950s, seeing some use as a storage warehouse, but little else.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Abandoned Barnett Cemetery at INAAP, Charlestown, Indiana

Located just off US 62 in Charlestown, Indiana, the abandoned Barnett Cemetery is on the grounds of the old Indiana Army Ammunition Plant.  The stones are all quite old and detailed, but the most notable feature of the cemetery is its stone wall.  Join us today as we examine it in more detail.

Sunday, December 1, 2013

Abandoned Sinclair Triceratops Dinosaur, Louisville, Kentucky

Something of a local icon, this fiberglass triceratops has been in Louisville, Kentucky, for decades.  Property of the science center, it is currently in the parking lot of a factory in the downtown area.  It is still owned by the Louisville Science Center, but its future and conservation is unclear.  Join us as we explore some of its history.