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Abandoned and Unusual Southern Illinois
by Michael G. Wright




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Have you ever passed an empty building and wondered its age, why it was built, and who worked there? Maybe you notice the deterioration and wonder why it was abandoned. Did you stop and take a closer look?

These neglected sites sparked an interest in author Michael G. Wright, leading him to an adventure to satisfy his curiosity of the past. He spent years researching and photographing Southern Illinois' old and unusual buildings, trains, machinery, and more. These daring expeditions earned him the name Indiana Mike.

Using rich colors and digital art, the author takes readers on a journey through the past of Southern Illinois. Some may remember these places as they used to be, full of workers and bustling with activity. Pay attention to the craftsmanship and pride that was put into these structures. One of these days, they will be gone forever.

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Overview

Have you ever passed an empty building and wondered its age, why it was built, and who worked there? Maybe you notice the deterioration and wonder why it was abandoned. Did you stop and take a closer look?

These neglected sites sparked an interest in author Michael G. Wright, leading him to an adventure to satisfy his curiosity of the past. He spent years researching and photographing Southern Illinois' old and unusual buildings, trains, machinery, and more. These daring expeditions earned him the name Indiana Mike.

Using rich colors and digital art, the author takes readers on a journey through the past of Southern Illinois. Some may remember these places as they used to be, full of workers and bustling with activity. Pay attention to the craftsmanship and pride that was put into these structures. One of these days, they will be gone forever.


 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781634992336
  • ISBN-10: 1634992334
  • Publisher: America Through Time
  • Publish Date: August 2020
  • Page Count: 96
  • Dimensions: 9.2 x 6.4 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.65 pounds

Series: America Through Time

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