Urban Exploration

Abandoned Parchment Papermill April 2024 – The Kalamazoo Vegetable Parchment Company – KVP

This gallery contains pics of DOD’s second time to this site! On the first visit to this site I was alone, and that will have its own post in th…

Huge Decaying Religious & Educational Campus in the Midwest (pics from a few more recent visits) *** The Bird Incident***

TL;DR – History is fun and the caring people who lived and worked here strove towards benefiting the lives of countless individuals! This entire…

Active Demolition at Filer and Stowell’s Milwaukee Headquarters. Winter ’24

On a wintery morning in early ’24, we just happened to drive by a site that was on our list. While this site had been on our list for some time,…

“Audio Farmhouse” Dec. 2023

I’ve officially given up on trying to release our explores in chronological order. They will come out in whatever order makes us happy! All that…

A Quick Recon Turns Into An Unplanned Explore! Aug. ’23 S.G. Courteen Seed Warehouse

This morning started out like most of our summer mornings. We loaded up our gear and headed out to parts mostly forgotten! By the time we reached this…

August ’23 Wauwatosa’s Sanctuary Woods & Schlitz Brewery Ice Tunnel

This August day was forecast to be a hot one! Trying to beat the heat, we hooked up early, grabbed our gear, and headed out to a local site with a ton…

Local Street Art Gallery : Summer 2023

This explore was again on one of our many stop mornings! We had already roamed through a few planned sites, as well as a couple unplanned places we fo…

Laps around the local area Part 2. 7.30.23

Continuing our multi-stop mornings we hooked up early in the am and headed out to a few spots we had our eyes on! The first spot we headed to was an o…

Laps around the local area 7.29-30.23

Last summer we made a conscious effort to start hitting multiple sites each time we went out on an explore. While this can be a bit of extra work befo…

Northwoods WI 7.15.23 Water access only!

Northwoods : Lincoln County WI. These two sites were frozen in place and time respectively! While up north this past summer, I had a local friend reco…

Local Hit & Run 6.18.23 Multi use Building in West Allis WI

This morning had a pile of starts and stops. We met up somewhat early and decided to head down to the YMCA in Racine! As soon as we made our way to th…

Wabash Alloys in SE WI – roaming through an abandoned alloy recycler! 6.10 & 18.23

After a few months of sparse exploration my partner and I were itching to get out again. My Partner, with her skills has affectionately picked up a co…

EVS 5.29.23 Exploring an abandoned VW car dealership in WI

This explore take us to a Volkswagen dealership and repair shop that has been closed for a bit now. (6.22.18) It was only about 20-30 minutes out, so …

WB electronic recycling center- 3.19.23 —- This is the 2nd part post, to the very 1st UE post on here, ENJOY! We did…

11 months… almost to the day it took to complete this post!(6 month or so to complete the explore)… This is the 2nd part post, to the very…

St. Aloysius Church, nunnery, and school(W/ permission) 11.20.22

When you find yourself at a city council meeting, always keep your ears open for opportunities. As an urban explorer, life is really about finding and…

WWII Monument that shouldn’t exist…. 6.19.22

When I first heard about this monument in southeastern Wisconsin, I didn’t believe it was real. I mean, how could it be real? If it was actually…

St Coletta’s 5.7.22 (we have lapped ourselves) now with my partner in UE.

Holy shizzle-snacks! It looks like I have done almost no exploring in the last year, and for that I blame only myself and my depression. (1)Exploring …

St. Coletta 5.1.22

Clearly I have a problem with starting most of my posts with “So”. I am going to try and avoid that. The way I explore is heavily ocd and …

Northridge Mall 12.31.21

So after one visit to the mall of my youth, I had to return with my partner in photos! We had plans to hangout NYE, but decided to go out and explore …

Northridge Mall 12.18.21

So on a random Friday morning in Dec 2021 I saw parts of an industrial building being ripped down. Since we recently had such luck with Motor Castings…

Motor Castings Part 4 .. 12.12.21

So this would be our last time to Motor Casting for months, but clearly a change had started! We were greeted with many things being different. Areas …

Motor Casting part 3 12.5.21

So when I was first toying with the idea of starting urban exploration again, I posted a few “looking for” posts on facebook. Out of all m…

Motor Castings Part 2 12.4.21

So a few days went by and I couldn’t stop thinking about going back to MC. It was like a new love. I couldn’t get her out of my mind. I de…

Motor Castings 11.28.21 The explore that restarted it all!

So this place really did ignite a fire in me for Urban Exploration as an adult. I had gone as a child to old farm houses and cabins that had been aban…

So after a day of getting shafted on our other explores….. 9.24.21

We were both a bit deflated…. So we part ways… Yet, we end up back together and go for a beer or 3…. On our way home, we decide to &…

Not every explore can be a win… 9.24.21

So after I failed to locate this property on my initial recon attempt, My partner in exploration totally google-fu’d the shit out of our researc…

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