Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia

Philly is one of those cities with a bunch of delicious, crumbling beauties. I figured I would go, knock Eastern off my bucket list, and move on. And then I spotted the Divine… Continue reading

Behind Bars, 3rd Edition (Orignal Jail)

Choo-Choo!

Stumbled across these on the shore of the Hudson River in the Adirondacks.  

Old Quarry, Mont St-Gregoire

Mont St-Gregoire’s Carriere hiking trail is full of old equipment from the mountain’s days as a quarry (you can also spot other remnants on the other hiking trails if you keep your eyes… Continue reading

Ski Mont Carmel

I’m always a little sad when my urbexing and rurexing leads me to a shuttered ski hill, but they are great fun to ski. This tiny little hill is located in Mauricie, north… Continue reading

Behind Bars, Cornwall Edition

Last December I had the chance to visit the Trois-Rivières prison museum. This August I went (twice!) to the Cornwall Jail Museum in Cornwall, Ontario. The jail costs 5$ to visit, is self… Continue reading

McIntyre Blast Furnace, Tahawus

The remains of the blast furnace for the Tahawus mine.  

Ghost Town: Adirondac

Anyone who is used to hiking in the High Peaks of the Adirondacks knows Adirondac and the nearby mine, Tahawus, fairly well. Located at the entrance to the High Peaks trails, Adirondac (also… Continue reading

Frontier Town, New York

Once upon a time, the town of North Hudson, NY was quite the tourist trap, powered by the wild west-themed amusement park, Frontier Town. And then, in 1998, it closed its doors. All… Continue reading

Final Buzzer

Game over. The gym in Kanesatake, Quebec is a sad site, falling into ruins, despite being a fairly recent building.