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Herdman's Mill, part of a model community built in 1835 by the Herdman brothers from Belfast. They succeeded in creating a community where people of both religious backgrounds forked and lived together for over 170 years, until the competition from China became too stiff and the mill was closed in 2004.
Old abandoned warehouse sits along side the railroad tracks in rural upstate New York. Photo credit by Ed Brodzinsky on Flickr.
Just one of many abandoned Russian villages, scattered across huge Russia. People simply leave for cities where they can earn more, and thousands of Russian wooden architecture masterpieces, sometimes more than 200 years old, stay by their own.