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

Published on May 14, 2011 By admin

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.

American Urbex Podcast E.02 – The Abandoned Farm – Part 1

Published on May 1, 2011 By admin

A chance sighting on the side of a Wisconsin road leads to a mystery that will take three years to unravel. This podcast is part 1 of 2. Flickr – The abandoned farm explored described in the podcast episode. Abandoned Waupun Farm – The original article about the abandoned farm. Finding Your Old House – […]

Milwaukee County School of Agriculture and Domestic Economy

Published on January 10, 2011 By admin

Photo (source): The administration building. Wisconsin has a strong cultural background in agriculture. One of Wisconsin’s first attempts at providing technical education resulted in the Milwaukee County School of Agriculture and Domestic Economy in Wauwatosa. The site of the former high school enjoys protected status on the National Register of Historic Places, State Register of […]

Finding Your Old House on American Urbex

Published on January 6, 2011 By admin

In 2007 I explored a fascinating abandoned farmhouse on the outskirts of Waupun, Wisconsin. There was a great amount of personal effects left behind: keys, a social security card, letter correspondence, checks, etcetera. How someone could leave all this behind was just baffling. Trying to figure out the riddle appealed to my senses and furthered […]

Hassia Landmaschinenfabrik

Published on July 30, 2010 By admin

American Urbex focuses largely on urbex locations located in… you guessed it… America. However, the diverse urbex community is not limited to just the United States. All over the globe there are wonderful sites explored by thrill seeking photographers, both professional and amateur alike. To borrow some comic-geek parlance, this American Urbex entry is an […]

Abandoned Trailer Farm

Published on June 29, 2010 By admin

The first time I came across this trailer in Baraboo, Wisconsin I learned a valuable lesson. Always, always, always check your camera batteries before leaving the house. The battery in my main camera was completely dead on arrival. To make matters worse, my trusty backup ┬ácamera was also toast. I had to settle with shooting […]

Abandoned Farmhouse in Janesville, WI

Published on May 19, 2010 By admin

In the interest of preservation the exact location of this farmhouse will not be shared. It is a fairly easy to find if you’re willing to drive around Janesville, Wisconsin. Hop on your motorcycle and you’ll be triumphant. (That’s a hint.) This weekend I stumbled upon an abandoned farmhouse. Rural exploration (rurex) sites often yield […]

Sullivan Home

Published on May 13, 2010 By admin

These photos were taken on a property outside of Sullivan, WI. The property appears to be kept up, albeit infrequently. It is clear that no one lives on the property because old mail has piled up by the doors.

Abandoned Waupun Farm

Published on May 3, 2010 By admin

The exact location of this urbex site will not be shared in the interest of preservation. In April, 2010 while passing by I noticed that a significant amount of brush that had concealed the home has been cleared away. Signs warning trespassers have now been posted on the property. This farm belonged to the Appleget […]