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American Urbex E.19 – Under MKE

April 8, 2012

Robert Burns talks about his underground explorations, creative tools, and fascinating discoveries. Robert Burns, aka Under MKE, on Flickr. The Under MKE book on Blurb. Support the Milwaukee art scene by visiting Redline Milwaukee online or in person. If you are in Milwaukee be sure to check out Ryan Tretow’s exhibition Urban Decay: Ruins of […]

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From the Flickr Group

March 30, 2012

Do you have photos taken in the United States of urbex locations? Share them in the American Urbex Flickr Group. Untitled by .tom troutman. – A beautiful blend of light, shadow, and decay. The shade of blue really caught my eye. Untitled by urbandecay. – The reflection of these vintage television screens is amazing. McKenzie Archive […]

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American Urbex E.18 – Recombobulation

March 26, 2012

Things are getting recombobulated. This episode addresses server issues, project dates, and future episode content. Take a moment to donate to American Urbex: Southern Slide. Subscribe to the American Urbex Podcast on iTunes and YouTube. American Urbex on Flickr American Urbex on Facebook American Urbex on Twitter

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IMPORTANT UPDATE: WE’VE MOVED

March 23, 2012

  The American Urbex website has moved to a new host. Staying with the inconsistent and unreliable Ultrasurge host is no longer an option. That means a few things are still off during the transition. I’ll be working diligently to get things back to the way they were with the incomplete backup I have on […]

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American Urbex E.17 – Barber-Colman Company

March 11, 2012

The legacy of a humble inventor who preferred to build the American Dream from behind the scenes. Take a moment to donate to American Urbex: Southern Slide. Subscribe to the American Urbex Podcast on iTunes and YouTube. American Urbex on Flickr American Urbex on Facebook American Urbex on Twitter

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Central State Hospital

February 26, 2012

Photo (source): The “Old Main” building of the hospital served as the Men’s Department. Prior to the establishment of mental health facilities in the United States most individuals suffering from mental disorders were relegated to living as beggars in almshouses, being secluded in damp basements, or confined for the rest of their days in prison. […]

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American Urbex E.16 – Damn You, Indianapolis!

February 18, 2012

An unhinged urban explorer rants about a trip to Indianapolis that does not go according plan. Take a moment to donate to American Urbex: Southern Slide. Subscribe to the American Urbex Podcast on iTunes and YouTube. American Urbex on Flickr American Urbex on Facebook American Urbex on Twitter

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American Urbex E.15 – Sears, Roebuck & Co.

February 4, 2012

Sears, Roebuck & Co. once set the standard for the catalog and retail shopping experience. Now they’re struggling for survival. Read the original Sears, Roebuck & Co. article on American Urbex. Take a moment to donate to American Urbex: Southern Slide. Subscribe to the American Urbex Podcast on iTunes and YouTube. American Urbex on Flickr American Urbex on […]

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From the Flickr Group

January 19, 2012

Do you have photos taken in the United States of urbex locations? Share them in the American Urbex Flickr Group. Light Up the Darkness by Nate Ortiz – Simple in its composure for what I assume was a “right-place at the right-time” moment. Blast Furnace by Filth City – A massive blast furnace in Pennsylvania […]

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American Urbex E.14 – What’s in the Bag?

January 15, 2012

Ken discusses what gear he carries with him in his camera bag. Take a moment to donate to American Urbex: Southern Slide. Subscribe to the American Urbex Podcast on iTunes and YouTube. American Urbex on Flickr American Urbex on Facebook American Urbex on Twitter

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