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Abandoned places

Post by HalcyonDaze00 » Tue Sep 06, 2016 3:58 pm

some great pics here:

https://www.theguardian.com/travel/gall ... ?CMP=fb_gu

love the lighthouse one

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Post by jdanddiet » Tue Sep 06, 2016 4:00 pm

Is my marriage in there?
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Post by Megamixer » Tue Sep 06, 2016 6:27 pm

The Gasworks and NY Subway photos are fantastic.
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Post by David » Wed Sep 07, 2016 2:41 pm

My mate in work does this and it's outstanding:

https://www.glasgowcentraltours.co.uk/the-tour/

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Post by flatapex » Wed Sep 07, 2016 4:43 pm

David wrote:My mate in work does this and it's outstanding:

https://www.glasgowcentraltours.co.uk/the-tour/
that looks awesome
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Post by Joey » Wed Sep 07, 2016 5:16 pm

The 28dayslater forum is a great place to loose hours looking at abandoned places in this country and beyond.

The report and pictures of Fukushima are incredible.

http://www.28dayslater.co.uk/
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Post by Matt_B » Wed Sep 07, 2016 6:14 pm

Silverton, Australia is like proper Mad Max country.

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It was an early 20th century mining boom town when a silver (hence the name) deposit was discovered there, but a much larger one was soon found at nearby Broken Hill and the town was all but abandoned. That said, it's positively booming these days as it's a top spot for outback film shoots and the population is back up to the dizzy heights of 33.

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Post by Mayhem » Wed Sep 07, 2016 6:16 pm

http://deadmalls.com/ is a good place for those American behemoths...
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Post by DPrinny » Wed Sep 07, 2016 6:25 pm

Half of Rhyl.........

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Post by Treguard » Fri Sep 09, 2016 4:50 am

In the American Adventure thread on the Blast from the Past board I posted a link to this site: http://www.derelictplaces.co.uk/. Some interesting stuff on there.

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Re: Abandoned places

Post by crusto » Fri Sep 09, 2016 7:48 pm

Is this forum in there :P
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Post by Katzkatz » Sat Sep 10, 2016 10:31 am

I willing to bet that a lot of British seaside towns like Blackpool, Southend-on-Sea, Hastings, Folkestone, Margate, Ramsgate, etc. are perhaps half abandoned nowadays. For one thing - they've lost their arcades nowadays. Secondly, people tend to go aboard nowadays a lot more and these places don't get used as much as they did for families and holidays.

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Post by The Laird » Sat Sep 10, 2016 11:44 am

Katzkatz wrote:I willing to bet that a lot of British seaside towns like Blackpool, Southend-on-Sea, Hastings, Folkestone, Margate, Ramsgate, etc. are perhaps half abandoned nowadays. For one thing - they've lost their arcades nowadays. Secondly, people tend to go aboard nowadays a lot more and these places don't get used as much as they did for families and holidays.
Southend is very much alive and kicking and has outstanding arcades compared to everywhere else I have been.

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Re: Abandoned places

Post by ALK » Sat Sep 10, 2016 12:26 pm

Yeah, I sometimes watch some abandoned exploration videos when I'm curious/bored. :lol:

Some highlights like Disney's River Country

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5UO5guVY-9c
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FmmeWBUz8VQ

This whole theme park in Japan, complete with haunted castle ride.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2u1gcSbrTWw

And this is generally a decent series of video documenting abandoned places and why they were abandoned/canceled.

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=P ... ioWuf_IOFE
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Post by tachi » Sat Sep 10, 2016 1:02 pm

http://www.plymouthherald.co.uk/picture ... es.html#11
Spent loads of time here as a kid and it was so sad when it closed.
Was heartbreaking to see how horrible it looks here but hopeful for its future.
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