Photo Tour: Cleveland’s Abandoned Subway

Cleveland is one of many Rust Belt cities that once operated a subway system. Twice a year, they open it up for tours and also hold an art show inside.

The subway closed in 1954, according to The Plain Dealer.


You can see here where it has been sealed off.

About 1,400 people attend these tours semi-annually.

My friend, Greg Ruffing, Cleveland’s finest freelance photographer, donated these amazing photos.

I heard Cincinnati has a subway that was never finished. Also, Atlanta, Georgia, uses their defunct subway lines as a mall.

This looks like a really neat event.