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American Urbex E.17 – Barber-Colman Company

Published on March 11, 2012 By admin

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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Published on December 27, 2010 By admin

Barber-Colman Factory

Published on December 23, 2010 By admin

The abandoned 65-acre Barber-Colman factory complex is a sprawling 795,000 square foot facility that is currently under demolition by the city of Rockford, Illinois. When I first discovered the site I had no idea that it had such an engaging history. Many of the things we consider modern conveniences were developed by the man who […]