Unlike other abandoned asylums this empty institution welcomes visitors, just don't go in the buildings. These places were all once important or luxurious, but they’re now decaying in the most fascinating ways. Plus its super dark inside, so bring a flashlight. This abandoned neighborhood is now a park filled with beautiful trees, wildflowers, … First constructed in the early 1900’s, the tunnel was once apart of the state’s longest running railroad pipeline.

I can honestly tell you that Scott Tower is in rough shape. Things appear and disappear at will. We can’t go to places we want to go. It was then used as an area to develop a coastal artillery post during the Civil War. An unexpected snow had fallen the day before, and we were both getting a serious case of Cabin Fever. The images above were taken in 2013. It was deathly silent here. Visit our partners' websites to learn what they're doing to reclaim these lands. Lassie does what she can around the house. There’s a secret theater buried beneath the streets of Boston, and almost no one knows it exists. With two lookout points, the tower provided a beautiful view of Western Massachusetts.

CONCENTRATION OF ABANDONED MINES. I had a rehearsal/table read up in Amherst early one Saturday morning, and decided to stop for a hike on my way back. A ghost town that held steady longer than most, but finally gave up the ghost. Over the past decade, TU has provided technical assistance to more than 50 groups on more than 140 abandoned mine drainage projects throughout Pennsylvania, which in turn has resulted in millions of dollars’ worth of remediation projects. If you have an alarm clock, it feels like that alarm could come at any second. Exploring Abandoned Locations in New England, Follow Abandoned Wonders on WordPress.com, And Then There Was Darkness – The Abandoned Clinton Tunnel, Frozen Hearts – The Abandoned Eyrie House, New Day’s Dawn – The Abandoned Scott Tower. Check out the video above from YouTube channel “Exploring With Josh” to look inside this abandoned site. Although most of the mine drainage in Kettle Creek has been cleaned up, TU is not resting on its laurels. There’s water dripping down the stone siding. You’re a prisoner in your own mind, but you’re also the guard of it. And each one had it’s own way in. It’s great stone archways are like the Mines of Moria: a grand gateway into the dark. The dawn of 2019 is upon us. Rusted structures stand like ghosts of Cyprus' 6,000-year-old copper industry. The only other people we encountered on our journey were two elderly women and their three yappy dogs.

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I am stuck inside day in and day out doing voice-overs. Massachusetts mining, mine companies, mine owners and mine information. Abandoned silver mine strewn with wrecked and twisted structures. Since I’ve got your attention, allow me to introduce our subject for today. Hopefully, someday soon, this time of great sorrow shall lift. Abandoned Massachusetts: Lost Treasures of the Bay State.

In 1911, though, ‘poor mining practices’ led to a collapse of the mine, thankfully non-fatal.

Looking for more unique sites in Massachusetts? And climbing the tower itself is a bit of a beast, especially if you’re 6’3″ like myself. It’s hard to stay positive in this situation, but we’re going to do our best. Take a look at this video from YouTube channel “Exploring With John” to see more of the mysterious site. But we were mostly alone. Moving into the 20th century, however, it was abandoned, partly because of the remote mountainous area in which it lies. Atlas Obscura is your guide to the world's hidden wonders. Built in 1912, they were a popular attraction with early 20th-century crowds.

Life changes faster than the weather around here. © 2020 Atlas Obscura. But the North end of the tunnel is where things can get a little weird. At the time these mines were surveyed, 18 mines in Massachusetts were observed to have ore mineralization in an outcrop, shallow pit, or isolated drill hole—known as an occurance mine. You feel like you might actually be getting some rest.

Standing atop Craft Hill, the tower was first built in 1942. Bring your flashlights. There’s water falling from the ceiling. Quabbin Reservoir | © Henry Zbyszynski/Flickr. The AML Portal is a partnership that spans federal, state and local efforts to reduce the environmental and health risks of abandoned land mines through increased awareness, education and action.