Photographer takes us inside Abandoned Prisons & Asylums

Scott Detweiler is a photographer who created an intriguing series of photographs shot within abandoned asylum and prison buildings. His locations include The Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, Ohio State Reformatory,and the Moundsville State Penetentiary. Check out our favorites from the collection below, or find out more at Scott’s official website.

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This one was taken in the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, where an estimated 100,000 patients died.

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These images were taken in the same abandoned asylum, in the ‘Violent Women’s Ward’

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From the 3rd story cell block in the Ohio State Reformatory.

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A particularly haunting image from the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum.

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West Virginia State Penitentiary.

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Ohio State Reformatory

 

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