Vehicles & VesselsCategory
These photographs by Al Henderson and Alan Allen mark the last few days of Phantom F-4J ZE351 on the fire dump at RAF Finningley in South Yorkshire, awaiting scrapping.
This Avro Shackleton – call sign Pelican 16 – of the South African Air Force was restored to flight in 1994. But it crashed later that year while transiting to the UK.
Tucked away on the north side of Paine Field near Everett, Washington, is an aircraft graveyard stocked with some of Boeing’s most impressive airliners – but none of these jets ever flew.
For more than 20 years they were housed in adjoining bays at Kennedy Space Center. But surprisingly, NASA’s space shuttle orbiters rarely crossed paths – making these images of the retired orbiters relatively rare.
On October 26, 1942 the SS President Coolidge tried to enter the harbor of Espiritu Santo, an island in the south pacific. It sunken liner has since become one of the world’s largest and most popular wreck dives.
This abandoned railway depot in Belgium is home to several forgotten locomotives, making it a rare example of an indoor train graveyard.
For three months and three weeks during the summer and Autumn of 1940, the Battle of Britain raged in the skies over southern England. This article examines 20 German aircraft that crash landed during the air campaign.
Goodwin Sands off the southern coast of England has its fair share of shipwrecks. But two of the strangest were both called SS Mahratta, the second one sinking in 1939 and found settled on the wreck of the first.
These scenes of late ’80s carnage at Vic Berry’s Scrapyard in Leicester will send shivers down the spines of railway enthusiasts – withdrawn locomotives stacked in notorious ‘train pyramids’.
The Bowling Harbour boat graveyard on the River Clyde has been popular with urban explorers from Glasgow and the surrounding area since shipbuilding declined there in the mid 20th century.
These abandoned Russian-built fighter jets are part of an impressive MiG-23 graveyard at Joint Base Balad, a former Iraqi air force base located within the borders of the so-called Sunni Triangle.
The Staten Island Boat Graveyard – officially called Witte Marine Scrap Yard or Arthur Kill Boat Yard – is the final resting place of dozens of rusting, rotting and abandoned vessels.
With approximately 30,000 items of space junk and debris orbiting planet Earth, graveyard orbits are an important solution to the problem of dealing with derelict satellites and spent spacecraft.
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.
Firefox: no, not Mozilla! We’re talking about the fictional Soviet MiG-31 super fighter stolen by Mitchell Gant (Clint Eastwood), in the film adaptation of Craig Thomas’ 1977 novel.