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Nopeming
Sanatorium
Duluth, MN

Nopeming Sanatorium carried the burden of an epidemic for one of America’s key industrial boomtowns, before it was cut up, smashed-in, and swept under the rug. Now is the time for me to tell its story. Featured on Travel Channel’s Ghost Adventures in 2015.

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Ogilvie’s Grain Elevators
Thunder Bay, ON

Named after the ‘baker King’ and endorsed by a Duke, this elevator has led a charmed existence on the banks of the Kam. Between almost sliding into the river and being set on fire by teenagers, it’s amazing that it still remains. Here’s an article to show our appreciation, with guest co-author Ava.

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Old Taylor Distillery
Frankfort, KY

Castles too rarely rise from american dirt, but somewhere in the Kentucky backcountry there’s a worn-down, boarded-up whiskey distillery that looks as if its stolen straight from Scotland. See how its history intersects with what goes into your Jim Beam and Wild Turkey today…

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Osceola Mine
Osceola, MI

“Sunlight scorched what man could not, / Deep where tunnels met. / Though mine they could, / With steel and wood, / And those men that bled.” A poetic homage to an abandoned copper mine.