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[10 Jun 2006|04:45pm]

Hey some friends and I want to get started with some UE and we need list of places to go look at. Anyone have some good leads? Warehouses? Asylums?

I'm supposed to go to a mental health asylum tonight, but I don't know which one it is or if my friends even know what they're talking about. I think it might be in Vancouver, a bit outside of Portland... which might make this post void.

But hey, Vancouver's just a suburb of Portland, am I right?
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Washington-Monroe High School [06 Sep 2005|08:49am]

Hey, just a heads-up, check any of the local news sites or the Oregonian. The former Washington - Monroe high school in SE Portland is being quickly refurbished to house approx. 1000 Hurricane Evacuees...
The company I work for is donating a large amount of money and food to the evacuees and I've been asked to take pictures to forward to corporate, I'll try to break off and get some pictures of the inside of the building where there aren't evacuees...
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This and That [05 Jul 2005|04:48pm]

Hey, I just got an email from one of the workers at Villebois, formerly known as Dammasch. Starting today, Tuesday the 5th, they are going to start tearing down the water towers at Villebois. They've also opened a 1.6 mile pathway around the grounds and will soon be releasing 400 goats onto the property to eat up some of the blackberry bushes.
They completed the 1st houses in mid-June but they are being used as demo houses.

On another subject, I made a exploratory trip to Fairview Training Center in Salem last week. Be Careful there, they have 24-hour security patrols and you WILL go to jail if you are caught. I spoke with the guard and he mentioned they are allowed to detain tresspasers until police arrive but he may have been just trying to scare me, who knows. I do know that you need to be awfully careful if you do go exploring the area.

Thats all for now. I'm gonna go explore the old Washington High School in Portland sometime later this week, if anybody cares to go, drop me a line.
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PDX computer geeks, art fags, music nerds, ect.... [03 Jun 2005|10:13am]

come some not all!

trade infiltration pics, field recordings, dumpster scores, locations, secrets and whatever else you may have up your sleeve...


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Oregon State Hospital [01 Jun 2005|07:34pm]

I finally got into the abandoned wing of the hospital. This is a hospital that houses prisoners so you do have to get permission on this one. Anyhow, Here are some of the images and you can find the rest here. Unfortunately, the main, and oldest building will soon be torn down.

Here's a quick little gif of the exterior. I actually took an earlier trip to the hospital and got a lot of exterior shots, but you can find those at my site.
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x-posted to abandonedplaces, haunted_asylums, hospital_x, urban_explorers
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A shot in the dark [28 Mar 2005|05:57pm]

Hi. New here.
Anybody happen to know of any non-public tour entrances (or exits) for the Shanghai Tunnels. I've heard that my place of employment runs over them and had the opportunity to explore a bit last night but couldn't find anything substantial.
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Shrine Hospital for Crippled Children. [20 Mar 2005|10:48pm]

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This hospital was torn down last year but I finally got around to scanning the rest of my photos and putting them up to tell the story of my little jaunt through it. It was once located next to The Grotto. You can find all the photos here.

My main site is here.

The site includes both my artwork involving abandoned institutions and the photos I take when I explore them. Have fun.
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derive=drift [08 Mar 2005|01:57am]

[ mood | stim ]

x-post: psychogeography

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Dammasch Mental Hospital at Night [20 Feb 2005|09:47pm]

I thought I'd share some of my nightime pictures that I've taken at Dammasch, both during exploration, and during work. By the way, its creepy as hell working in there when its dark and all you've got is a little lantern. But I digress.

A corner on the D-wing of the building.

The only remaining door in the high security sections. These doors had four deadbolts holding them shut.

A dark hallway

A little "bedroom" that is in the hospital, can anybody tell me what's wrong with this picture?

It was a foggy night outside, but inside it was dark.

The lab on the 1st floor of the D-wing

A screen door in one of the recreation rooms.

The view out one of the windows into a foggy night, it was so foggy we almost t-boned a semi on the way home

The shadows of the window panes on the wall.

Unique looking shelves in some sort of Nurses station.

Technicly not a night shot, but this is "The Button"

I hope you enjoyed the pictures
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Fairview Training Center in Salem [18 Feb 2005|12:26am]

My name is Ryan and I live in Lake Oswego. This is my first post to this group, though I've been watching it for a while. I was wondering if anybody has ever been to the Fairview Training Center in Salem. I've been thinking about going down and checking it out some time, it looks like a neat building.
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dammasch state hospital, wilsonville oregon [12 Feb 2005|06:37pm]

i had the lucky opportunity to explore this hospital as part of an independent film that is being made there. this is my first post and i thought i would share these with the community.

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hello [13 Jan 2005|09:55pm]

Hello I am the owner of the site 75mg and have explored hospitals in the portland area including dammasch and the now demolished shrine hospital. I just thought I would introduce myself.

my site can be found here
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[30 Jul 2004|01:32am]

I just moved to Portland and I have heard rumors about tunnels that run underneath Portland, although no one that I have talked to actually knows how to get into them. Does anyone have any info on these tunnels- what exactly they are from and how to get into them?
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