Archives for October 2011

Abandoned US 23 (Ashland, Ky.)

Today we decided to do a little exploring. For years, I wanted to know what became of the road between Ashland and Russell that ran parallel with Armco Rd. I remember as a kid, my mom would stop along the hillside on US 23 at a market (Artrips I think) on our way home from Ashland. Once the 4 lane was completed and long before the new Walmart was built, the viaduct out of Ashland was torn down and the road was abandoned. Not too long after this, the new apartments were built on top of the hill across US 23 from Walmart on what is now known as Providence Hill. You can see it in the center of the map below.


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If anybody remembers when the road was officially closed, please let me know! I’ve also included a short video that was taken with my iPhone from in front of what was the market.

31 Days Of Halloween

Every year, we kick off the Halloween season by watching one scary or seasonal movie a day beginning on October first! Some times we watch the same movies year to year, but most of the time, we’ll throw in something new! We’ll update this post daily to let you know what today’s movie is, our selection is totally random, the movies aren’t selected in any particular order.

Be sure to let us know what your favorite Halloween season movie is!

October 30th – The Mothman Prophecies – 2002
9 Stars (9 / 10)

October 29th – Se7en – 1995
8.5 Stars (8.5 / 10)

October 28th – Jaws – 1975
9 Stars (9 / 10)

October 27th – Paranormal Activity 3 – 2011
8 Stars (8 / 10)

October 26th – The Ring – 2002
7 Stars (7 / 10)

October 25th – Jacob’s Ladder – 1990
7 Stars (7 / 10)

October 24th – Altered States – 1980
7.5 Stars (7.5 / 10)

October 23rd – The Rite – 2011
8 Stars (8 / 10)

October 22nd – Poltergeist – 1982
7 Stars (7 / 10)

October 21st – Psycho – 1960
9 Stars (9 / 10)

October 20th – The Amityville Horror – 1979
6 Stars (6 / 10)
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