In the 1980’s, US cities began to lose their local industries and business due to the manufacturing crisis and financial deregulation. Now as these towns struggle to reclaim their towns, I visited several to witness the struggle and explore their history.

Vintage coca cola ad on building in Middletown, NY
Abandoned Elmira Rail Station
Abandoned O&W station in Middletown, NY
Building entrance at abandoned psychiatric center in Middletown, NY
Vacated jewelry store in Wilkes-Barre, PA.
Vacated Steamier Brewery in Wilkes-Barre, PA
Victor Saw Works vintage building sign in Middletown, NY
Abandoned Wilkes-Barre Company
Abandoned alleyway in Elmira, NY
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