Pompeii. Was covered in volcanic ashes in 79 A.D from Mt Vesuvio. Those who remained perished in the gases and heat from the erupting volcano.

Pompeii. Was covered in volcanic ashes in 79 A.D from Mt Vesuvio. Those who remained perished in the gases and heat from the erupting volcano.

Old Mountain Farm House-- in Ohio, when I was there in 1983, people were still living in houses that looked just like this. Way up N E corner.

Old Mountain Farm House-- in Ohio, when I was there in 1983, people were still living in houses that looked just like this. Way up N E corner.

Lost | Forgotten | Abandoned | Displaced | Decayed | Neglected | Discarded | Disrepair |  church

Lost | Forgotten | Abandoned | Displaced | Decayed | Neglected | Discarded | Disrepair | church

The old school house at Bannack ghost town houses the Montana's oldest Masonic lodge on the second floor.  Ben Pierce photography

The old school house at Bannack ghost town houses the Montana's oldest Masonic lodge on the second floor. Ben Pierce photography

Lewis Wickes Hine, A young mine worker: Turkey Knob Coal Mine, Macdonald, West Virginia, 1908  SIDE NOTE: I study this photo with my students and they always ask what it is on his head.  When I tell them it's an oil lamp to see in the mines while he works, they get very quiet.  He looks so young.

Lewis Wickes Hine, A young mine worker: Turkey Knob Coal Mine, Macdonald, West Virginia, 1908 SIDE NOTE: I study this photo with my students and they always ask what it is on his head. When I tell them it's an oil lamp to see in the mines while he works, they get very quiet. He looks so young.

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