22 Staggering Photos Of An Abandoned Slaughterhouse Hiding In Nebraska

This is a sight you don’t get to see very often: a slaughterhouse after all operations have ceased. This facility in an undisclosed location “deep in the heart of Nebraska” was photographed by the talented Jim Sullivan.

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The beef industry is vastly important to Nebraska’s economy, and like it or not, with that industry comes slaughterhouses. Regardless of the inevitable “ick” factor that accompanies a facility like this, there is definitely something fascinating about this abandoned structure.

For more of Jim Sullivan’s beautiful photography of abandoned places throughout the country, visit his website, Places That Were.

Want more abandonments? Take our ghost town road trip to see entire towns lost to time.