The Remnants Of This Abandoned Jail In Nebraska Are Eerily Enchanting

The Boyd County Jail in Butte, NE has seen busier days. Although Boyd County has never been a hotbed of criminal activity, this jail now sits empty and unused. Photographer Micheal Peterson toured the interior to document the current state of the jail.

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It’s always interesting to see the remains of old facilities like jails, and these photographs are so beautiful that it almost makes us wish we were there. Have you ever visited the Boyd County Jail?