April 8, 2013Blog Archives
At the heart of the industrial village of Sion Mills in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, is Herdman’s Mill. Now redeveloped as living accommodation, these urbex photos show the industrial structure after it was abandoned.
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.
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 ornate yet relatively unassuming exterior of Antwerp’s old Stock Exchange building hides a hidden treasure that has become a holy grail for urban explorers.
Ever since the haunted ruins and Gothic scenes photographed by the late Sir Simon Marsden, urban explorers have been driven to document historic abandoned places across the world. But why?
The term “ghost station” has come to describe any abandoned or disused station on an underground railway system, but is particularly associated with Paris, where silent platforms and defunct tunnels abound.
As far as urban ghosts go, few sites tell such a graphically bittersweet story as the forgotten communist monuments that litter the landscape of Bulgaria.
If you think all urbex accessories are designed to be taken into the field for infiltration purposes, you’ve clearly missed the likes of search engines and mouse pads!
Welcome to the twentieth installment of this edition of our weekly link round-up, delivering the best links from our friends, partners and those we admire.
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.
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.
If you’re looking for a peaceful northern idyll to escape the madding crowds, Slættanes in the Faroe Islands, with its 12 abandoned houses, could be for you.
All over the world, grand mansions and opulent residences that have fallen into ruin are reminders of an elegant past and the changing nature of the times. Explore 20 of the world’s most impressive here!
Follow-on from our acclaimed 5 Pillars of the Abandoned World article, highlighting more incredible forgotten buildings and fallen institutions within the realm of urban exploration.
In these images, urban explorer and urbex photographer Kiekmal digitally recreates the effect of light rays shining through a church window with striking results.