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American Urbex E.07 – More Interviews at United Methodist Church

July 10, 2011

Two more fellow urban explorers sit down to record their experiences for the American Urbex Podcast. This episode was recorded in the abandoned United Methodist Church in Gary, Indiana. Subscribe to the American Urbex Podcast on iTunes, or download the episode directly. Nick Forslund – Flickr Nitram242 – Flickr American Urbex – The Purple Hotel […]

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Infiltration Summer

July 6, 2011

Infiltration Summer was a massive success thanks to the support of American Urbex readers and donors. Without your help it would not have been possible. I was able to photograph a mansion, a church, two schools, and a handful of industrial locations. I also met two very skilled urban explorers who were willing to share […]

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American Urbex E.06 – Interview at United Methodist Church in Gary, IN

June 26, 2011

Three fellow urban explorers sit down to record their experiences for the American Urbex Podcast. This episode was recorded in the abandoned United Methodist Church in Gary, Indiana. Subscribe to the American Urbex Podcast on iTunes or download the episode directly. Rick Drew – Dive the Bucaneer and Flickr Charles Dastodd – Flickr Riley Reynolds […]

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Meetup at City Methodist

June 20, 2011

Photo: An abandoned sofa at City Methodist in Gary, IN. On Sunday, June 20 the UrbEx – Explore Chicago group (registration required) met up at one of Gary, Indiana’s iconic abandoned locations. It was a pleasure to meet such a wide variety of photographers from different backgrounds. Some of the common themes of urbex are […]

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Urbex Methodology 101 – Google It

June 15, 2011

Every week American Urbex receives requests from adventurous readers regarding locations. Although well-composed and spell-checked prose is always flattering, the requests go largely unfulfilled. At the bottom of each feature article there is a list of online resources. Maps and photos help create a compelling article, but the real gold is in the public information […]

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American Urbex Podcast E.05 – Horace Mann High School

June 12, 2011

Exploring the abandoned Horace Mann High School in Gary, Indiana. Subscribe to the American Urbex Podcast on iTunes. Horace Mann High School – Flickr set of the abandoned school. American Urbex on IndieGoGo – Your support is greatly appreciated. American Urbex on Facebook – Follow us on Facebook. American Urbex on Flickr – Add your […]

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Extending My Job Search

May 31, 2011

American Urbex needs your help. The bulk of American Urbex articles and their associated geographic locations is concentrated in the Wisconsin/Illinois area. This is attributed to the fact that my home is in this area of the country. One of the practical dilemmas of covering urbex locations in this area is that their numbers are […]

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American Urbex Podcast E.04 – That’s Off Limits

May 29, 2011

In this episode we take a look at an American Urbex Doppelgänger, a YouTube video called The Accidental Sea, and the Travel Channel’s new show Off Limits. Subscribe to the American Urbex Podcast on iTunes. American Urbex – A photo tour made with jDocumentary. The Accidental Sea – A great video by Ransom Riggs. Off […]

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The Accidental Sea

May 20, 2011

The Accidental Sea by Ransom Riggs is a fantastic documentary that explores the area surrounding the Salton Sea in California. It was shot entirely on a Canon 5D Mark II. In 1905 flooding and engineering mistakes diverted the Colorado River flow into one of the lowest desert basins in California. It wasn’t until the completion […]

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American Urbex E.03: The Abandoned Farm – Part 2

May 14, 2011

The person who lived in the abandoned farm house finds American Urbex. Subscribe to the American Urbex Podcast on iTunes or download the episode directly.

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