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Disston Sugar Mill | Photo © 2021 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Disston Sugar Mill

Hamilton Disston, c.1870 Hamilton Disston was an industrialist and lesser-known figure in Florida’s history who purchased four million acres of Florida land in 1881. His land purchase and...

Miami Pepsi Company Bottling Plant | Photo © 2021, Larry Shane

Miami Pepsi Company Bottling Plant

A newspaper clipping found by Jeff Carowitz of Houston Mod, who recognized the building and then found a newspaper clipping from the day of the plant’s groundbreaking ceremony. Located in...

The Town of Hershey | Photo © 2018 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Central Hershey

Central Hershey Milton Snavely Hershey, the founder of The Hershey Company, first visited Cuba in January 1916. He fell in love with the country and its people, describing the country as an eternal...

Nichols Phosphate Mine | Photo © 2014 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Nichols Phosphate Mine

  Nichols plant’s wet bin where rail cars bring in the wet phosphate, 1910s – State Archives of Florida The town of Nichols was constructed in 1905 by the Nichols Phosphate Mining Company...

Florida Furniture Industries | Photo © 2018 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Florida Furniture Industries

  1940s aerial view of the Wilson Cypress Company and Florida Furniture Industries. State Archives of Florida. Florida Furniture Industries’ origins date back to October 15, 1891, when Henry S...

Marion S. Whaley Citrus Packing House | Photo © 2011 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Marion S. Whaley Citrus Packing House

Part of the ceiling has collapsed, spilling boxes that were being stored up there. Marion S. Whaley was a prominent local fruit farmer with many groves located around Rockledge, where he developed...

Burlington St. Water Plant | Photo © 2009 Bullet

Burlington St. Water Plant

  The water plant was known to be where prostitutes and drug users hung out at The water plant complex, which was located at 1021 Burlington Street, was built in the 1930s and supplied water to the...

PotashCorp Phosphate Terminal | Photo © 2017 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

PotashCorp Phosphate Terminal

  PotashCorp Phosphate Terminal, 1977. In early-1966, Occidental Agricultural Chemicals Corporation opened a $3 million automated phosphate rock, triple superphosphate, and diammonium phosphate...

Perfecto Garcia Cigar Factory | Photo © 2018 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Perfecto Garcia Brothers Cigar Factory

The Perfecto Garcia Brothers cigar factory, 1936. Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library System The Perfecto Garcia Brothers cigar company was established in Ybor City in 1905 by four Garcia...

Samuel I. Davis Cigar Factory | Photo © 2016 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Samuel I. Davis Cigar Factory

  Postcard depicting the Samuel I. Davis Cigar Factory. It should be noted that the spelling of Davis’ name differs between advertisements and historical documents as some spell it Samuel I...

Wings Aviation Services | Photo © 2011 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Wings Aviation Services

Established in 1992, Wings Aviation was a business located in Building 903 at Miami International Airport and repaired aircraft and heavy equipment. The services they provided are described below:...

Old Amazon Hose and Rubber Co. Warehouse | Photo © 2012 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Old Amazon Hose and Rubber Co. Warehouse

According to the company website: “Rubber hoses made back in the early 1900s were comprised of pure gum rubber tapped from the Amazonian trees, which often grow more than 100 feet high. The...

Noralyn Phosphate Mine | Photo © 2012 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Noralyn Phosphate Mine

A Brief History of Phosphate Mining in Florida Noralyn Mine is a phosphate mine located in the Bone Vallery region of Florida. The Hawthorn Foundation is a layer of clay and limestone deposited...

Claude Nolan Cadillac Building | Photo © 2016 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Claude Nolan Cadillac Building

  Undated photograph of the Claude Nolan Cadillac building The Claude Nolan Cadillac Building on Main Street was originally designed by Henry J. Klutho, famous in northeast Florida for his Prairie...

Balbin Brothers Cigar Factory | Photo © 2016 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Balbin Brothers Cigar Factory

  1915 Sanborn Fire Insurance Map for Tampa, Florida. Library of Congress The story of West Tampa’s former Balbin Brothers Cigar Factory dates back to 1904 when the three-story brick Romanesque...

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