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Jeff Gusky is a doctor, artist and explorer. In 2012, while on a trip photographing the remnants of World War I along the Western Front in France, a historian showed him something incredible: a cavern in the Picardy Region of France that was covered in carvings made by soldiers during World War I.

World War I: Secret Underground Cities

Jeff Gusky is a doctor, artist and explorer. In 2012, while on a trip photographing the remnants of World War I along the Western Front in France, a historian showed him something incredible: a cavern in the Picardy Region of France that was covered in carvings made by soldiers during World War I.

Alabama Theatre, Birmingham, AL
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Alabama Theatre

Alabama Theatre, Birmingham, AL

Christ Church, Mobile, Alabama.

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Greek Revival maiden Greek Revival Maiden shows a elegantly dressed lady to the side of a pink and white stucco Greek Revival cottage inspired by the 1840's Isaac Bogart home located in New Orleans Garden district. The home is a beautiful blend of Gulf Coast Creole and South Carolina classical architecture. Behind the front door is not a hall but a open air gallery. The pedimented front porch has box paneled columns as well as Tower of the winds fluted columns. The 3 bay openings all have…

The Peanut Depot, in business since 1907, on Birmingham, Alabama's Morris Avenue. Just the smell of the roasting peanuts is a pleasure for the senses. Worked at the John A. Hand Building downtown in younger years---and this place was a regular on my agenda!! (slj)
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Home - Plain Chicken

Quick and easy recipes made with everyday ingredients that are guaranteed to please the pickiest eaters. Simple family recipes.

Nazareth - The town of the Annunciation.
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Nazareth - The town of the Annunciation.

Bryce Hospital, Tuscaloosa, AL - Aerial view of the campus, showing the large additions made to the original Kirkbride building in a darker color. These additions have since been demolished
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Bryce Hospital

History of Bryce Hospital with photographic documentation and urban exploration accounts by Tom Kirsch.

Bryce Hospital, Tuscaloosa, AL - Dr. Bryce had been an assistant physician at the South Carolina State Hospital before moving out to Tuscaloosa to run the Alabama Insane Hospital. He was a major advocate moral treatment, and highly discouraged the use of shackles and straitjackets, until they were completely banned at the hospital in 1882, a first in the field.

Vacation Time - Photo of the Abandoned Bryce Hospital

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Bryce Hospital, Tuscaloosa, AL - Funding woes led to more problems, including overcrowding. By 1875, Dr. Bryce lamented on how the hospital had transformed from being named one of the five best mental hospitals in the world to a custodial warehouse for the mentally ill.

Pottery Kiln - Photo of the Abandoned Bryce Hospital

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Bryce Hospital, Tuscaloosa, AL - Boxes full of psychiatric evaluations were left behind in a decaying room

Mrs. Jarhead - Photo of the Abandoned Bryce Hospital

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The old Bryce mental hospital in Tuscaloosa, AL T.K Scott photography
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The old Bryce mental hospital in Tuscaloosa, AL T.K Scott photography

In 1970, Alabama was the lowest-ranking U.S. state for mental health funding. Hundreds of employees were laid off in the same year. Conditions at the time were considered so squalid at Bryce Hospital that the editor or the Montgomery Advertiser likened it to a concentration camp

Inside Alabama's historic and creepy hospital for the insane

Alabama State Hospital for the Insane first opened its doors in 1861, in Tuscaloosa. The aim was to house 250 patients and give them dignity in pleasant surroundings.

The old Bryce Hospital and Mental Institution Off of 5th St. Northport in Alabama. Now haunted and abandoned.

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Autoclave used to sterilize medicine at Bryce Hospital, opened in 1861 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, is Alabama's oldest and largest inpatient psychiatric facility

Autoclave used to sterilize medicine at Bryce Hospital, opened in 1861 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, is Alabama's oldest and largest inpatient psychiatric facility

The old Haunted Bryce Hospital and Mental Institution Off of 5th St. Northport in Alabama
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The Vulcan statue is the largest cast iron statue in the world, and is the city symbol of Birmingham, Alabama, reflecting its roots in the iron and steel industry. The 56-foot tall statue depicts the Roman god Vulcan, god of the fire and forge. It was created as Birmingham's entry for the Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 World's Fair) in St. Louis, Missouri. It is the seventh-tallest free-standing statue in the United States

Vulcan statue

The Vulcan statue is the largest cast iron statue in the world, and is the city symbol of Birmingham, Alabama, reflecting its roots in the iron and steel industry. The 56-foot tall statue depicts the Roman god Vulcan, god of the fire and forge. It was created as Birmingham's entry for the Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 World's Fair) in St. Louis, Missouri. It is the seventh-tallest free-standing statue in the United States