Should Fort Morgan’s magazines – containing enough powder to resist months of siege – ignite, the entire fort would likely have been leveled, killing most every man inside. In desperation, Page ordered around 60,000 pounds of powder doused….
Abandoned Coastal Defenses of Alabama Preview
Abandoned Coastal Defenses of Alabama is a down-and-dirty guided tour through Fort Morgan and Fort Gaines, documentary evidence of a rich past slipping inexorably into ruin.
Audio Documentary – The Island Ruins of Fort Dade, Egmont Key in Tampa Bay
Listen to this brand new audio documentary by author and urban explorer Thomas Kenning. Fort Dade was an Endicott Period fortification which guarded the entry to Tampa Bay. Accessible only by boat, it has been abandoned for nearly a century. What’s left of Fort Dade today lies in ruins along the northwest shore of Egmont Key, crumbling in the debilitating heat and humidity of the Gulf Coast.
Exploring Abandoned Fort Jefferson — A Historic “Floating Fortress” 70 Miles Beyond Key West
Urban explorer Thomas Kenning takes you on a guided tour of the most stunning abandoned fort in the Western Hemisphere.
06. Sunshine Sentinels – The Island Ruins of Fort Dade
Fort Dade was an Endicott Period fortification which guarded the entry to Tampa Bay. Accessible only by boat, it has been abandoned for nearly a century. What’s left of Fort Dade today lies in ruins along the northwest shore of Egmont Key, crumbling in the debilitating heat and humidity of the Gulf Coast. Thomas Kenning’s…
04. Writing Successful Urbex with Jay Farrell
Jay Farrell is a prolific urbex photographer and author. In this exclusive interview, he talks about his recipe for the successful documentation of abandoned places. Jay Farrell’s latest book is Abandoned Memphis. You can find more of her photos online at https://www.jayfarrellauthor.com/. Follow the show at decaypodcast.wordpress.com or Instagram.
03. Urban Exploration in the Wake of a Hurricane with Kim Hill
So often when we’re talking urbex, when we’re not creeping with caution down some stretch of storm drain or other municipal infrastructure, we’re talking about the long gone, the abandoned, the glory days that have faded, the slow decay – it’s right there in the show’s title. But what about when the ruins are fresh? …
02. The Most Toxic Town in America with Regina Daniel
Picher, Oklahoma, for those you who don’t know, is one of the world’s most notorious ghost towns. It’s a name uttered in the same breath as Centralia, Pennsylvania or Pripyat, Ukraine. It is a mining town, carved out by its principle industry – a superfund cleanup site with a population approaching zero, as of 2020….
01. Welcome… to Forest Haven Mental Health Center
In this episode, we go inside the notorious Forest Haven Mental Health Center with host Thomas Kenning. Closed by court order in 1991 – after numerous documented cases of negligence – this shuttered facility in the woods of Maryland, just outside of Washington, DC is a popular spot for urbex enthusiasts. Kenning reflects on a close call while exploring with some friends – and the deeper human themes that often get left out of the more sensational YouTube videos filmed at this tragic location…