June 2012Monthly Archives
Welcome to the latest installment of our popular link round-up, featuring abandoned places and urban exploration, as well as strange inventions, haunted places and more.
This abandoned house on California’s Año Nuevo Island belonged to the lighthouse keeper before the lighthouse was demolished during the early 21st Century due to wildlife safety concerns.
This rusting train, station and disused tracks belong to an abandoned narrow gauge railway called the Tyntynder Hilltop train near Swan Hill in Victoria, Australia.
Located on Lake Dolores east of Barstow along historic Route 66, the Rock-A-Hoola Waterpark was abandoned in 2004 when an employee suffered an injury on one of the rides.
Nicosia International Airport was once the main airport for the island of Cyprus, but has now been derelict for nearly forty years since the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974.
If historic castles had been built using modern methods, this is what they would look like – assuming they were abandoned half way through construction, that is.
Most of us have to check the time on our watches or smart phones at regular points throughout the day, but not many clocks or watches are half as interesting to look at as these.
Part 14 of our weekly link round-up examines the collapse of society on Easter Island, camouflaged art installations, awesome underwater photography and more.
These incredible images show the ruins of a miniature underwater city in the Mediterranean off the French Riviera, built during the 1950s to test videography techniques.
Remember the famous scenes in Bond film Thunderball when divers stole two atomic bombs from a submerged Vulcan bomber? Check out these rare photos of the full scale Vulcan mock-up.
Like other isolated archipelagos, the Faroe Islands boast a number of ghost towns and abandoned places, from remote fishing and farming communities to defunct whaling stations.
The Aral Sea lies between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan and was once one of the four largest lakes in the world. It is now home to one of the world’s most notorious ship graveyards.
Europe is littered with ghost towns, abandoned cities and other deserted settlements. But Finland boasts only one – a former iron ore mining community called Jussarö, abandoned in 1967.
Our latest link round-up features urbex and urban caving, from abandoned Soviet military bases to New York’s subterranean tunnels, as well as urban art and recycled architecture.
Isolated and enigmatic on Bressay in the Shetland Islands, the abandoned village of Cullingsburgh is an intriguing place where several gravestones in the former churchyard postdate the decline of the settlement.