November 11, 2012

Abandon Schools in Perry County

In and around the little cities of black diamonds there are many abandon schools. Many of these small communities now have county consolidated schools systems leaving these skeletons behindĀ  that stand like statues of good times gone by, driving past these old relics you hardly take notice anymore so I thought I would share a few photos.



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November 4, 2012

Mcguffey Lane Tennessee

By pure chance, I ran across one of my favorite songs from one of Ohio’s best home grown bands McGuffey Lane so I thought I would share it

McGuffey Lane: Tennessee

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November 1, 2012

Roseville & Junction City Ohio forgotten prisons

There are two Forgotten and abandon prisons in Perry County Ohio, the old Roseville prison and the Junction City prison were the movie Brubaker staring Robert Redford was filmed in 1980. The junction City prison has been demolished but the Roseville prison is still standing.
The Roseville Prison was built in 1926. It operated for twenty years, from 1927 through 1933 and later from 1952 through 1966. The medium security prison housed about 300 inmates. The inmates worked in a brick plant located at the facility. They were capable of producing 30,000 bricks each day.

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