Featured in Part Two of our recent Ghost Towns of the World article, Cañada de Benatanduz sits high on the Sierra de la Cañada mountain range at an altitude of 1,422 feet.
The US government is notoriously obstructive about allowing members of the public near its fleet of mothballed Stealth Fighters. So artist Zaq Landsberg built his own full scale wooden mock-up.
Throughout the Victorian period and the early part of the 20th century, railways were a source of great civic pride and prestige. This article looks back at 20 historic scenes from the glory days of train travel.
This ‘crashed’ Boeing 747 – used as a movie prop in Steven Spielberg’s 2005 adaptation of War of the Worlds – is a former All Nippon Airways Jumbo Jet bought by Universal Studios and transported to LA at a cost of $2 million USD.
This sprawling abandoned Art Deco sanatorium in France proves that not all the isolation hospitals of yesteryear were bleak institutions – architecturally at least. Urban explorer RomanyWG takes a closer look.
The machine itself is interesting enough, but it was the seat that caught my attention, which is similar in appearance to vintage tractor seats that have become increasingly prevalent as modern furniture items.
The ‘Animal House’ is one of several properties within a two-block area of Detroit’s East Side decoratively adorned with discarded objects as part of urban interventionist art installation the Heidelberg Project.
The ancient town of Myra in the Lycia region of Anatolia boasts a number of breathtaking ruins, the most striking of which are the rock-cut tombs of the ancient Lycian necropolis.
Situated somewhere in Europe, urban explorer Urbex Maestro captured this striking series of photographs featuring a now abandoned gasometer dating to the turn of the 20th century.
Twenty-five feet beneath Dupont Circle, a bustling urban park in Washington, D.C., an abandoned streetcar station has remained eerily quiet and virtually forgotten since 1962.
The weekend is upon us and with it the opportunity to catch up on our reading over a nice cup of tea or coffee! Enjoy a range of diverse content from urban art and ghost towns to weirdly painted aircraft and more.
The green web was buzzing in 2001 when a rooftop garden appeared atop Chicago City Hall to curb what is termed the ‘urban heat island effect’, cooling the building while using less energy.
The idea of a steampunk train isn’t exactly new. Indeed, as the Industrial Revolution demonstrated, the concept was a good one that revolutionised transportation. But what about a steampunk station?
Sitting comfortably with your tea or coffee? If so then browse through this list of 15 great stories from our friends, partners and sites we admire!
Linear urban parks utilising abandoned railway infrastructure are becoming increasingly popular, and Chicago’s Bloomingdale Trail (along with the QueensWay in NYC) could be the latest addition.