11 Haunting Pictures from an Abandoned Midwest Prison By Alex Browne 20th Century America, America The following pictures were taken in an abandoned prison in the Midwest. The images include pictures of the reception areas, cells and chillingly the gas chamber that was used up until the facility was abandoned during the 1980s. Gallery Alex Browne Alex Browne studied History at Kings College London and is an Assistant Editor at Made From History. He specializes in post-war history in the USA and Central America. Previous articleA Poignant Letter from Sergeant James Milne to His Wife – July 1918 Next articleInside The Maunsell Sea Forts – Red Sands You may also like April 17, 2015 Cuba 1961: The Bay of Pigs Invasion Explained March 19, 2015 12 Facts About John J. McCloy: The 20th Century’s Most Powerful American?