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.
This one was taken in the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, where an estimated 100,000 patients died.
These images were taken in the same abandoned asylum, in the ‘Violent Women’s Ward’
From the 3rd story cell block in the Ohio State Reformatory.
A particularly haunting image from the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum.
West Virginia State Penitentiary.
Ohio State Reformatory