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Papermill in York / PA

The Schmidt & Ault Paper Company occupies a historic site. At this place George King, an enterprising citizen of York began to manufacture high grade writing paper about 1810. The machinery was moved by water power, and the establishment was named The Codorus Paper Mills. In 1812, George King erected a large building and a […]

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Car Graveyard #2 in Chatillon / Belgium

So here are the photos for the second site in Chatillon. This is the one which made Chatillon famous among the Urbex scene. Indeed, the round about 100 to 150 cars in various stages of decomposition offered a large resource of interesting shots. Here is the link to the Slideshow

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Car Graveyard #1 in Chatillon / Belgium

The little village Chatillon in Southern Belgium is also one of the classical Urbex locations in Europe. When I was there in 2008 and 2009 two of the originally four car dumps were still present. The car bodies are mostly stemming from the 1950’s and 1960’s, put and left there as remainders from a close-by […]

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Kings Theatre / NY

The Kings Theatre, formerly Loew’s Kings Theatre, is a movie palace-type theater located in Brooklyn, New York City. Opened in 1929 and closed since 1977, the theater is scheduled to reopen in 2014 following a complete renovation. It was built and operated by the Loew’s Theatres chain, and was one of the five “Loew’s Wonder […]

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Chateau Noisy / Belgium

This opulent residence was built as a summer home for the family Liedekerke de Beaufort in 1866 by the English architect Milner, although he died before seeing its completion. The Château de Miranda, as it was called then, was owned and used by the family until 1958, except when it was briefly occupied by the […]

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Berlin / Germany

Berlin has round about 3,5 Mio citizens and is not only the capital but naturally also the biggest city of Germany, both in number of people and covered area. It is the only metropolitan city in Germany and has quite an eventful history. Parts of its history can be found everywhere throughout the vast city […]

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Observation Tower / Shikoku / Japan

It was just a total coincidence to find this jewel during a trip to Shikoku, one of the main islands of Japan. We drove up that hill in order to get a nice view over the ocean, and there it was…The tower was most likely used mainly for booked receptions and parties. At some point […]

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Ligne Maginot PO Denting / France

Ouvrage Denting is a lesser work (petit ouvrage) of the Maginot Line. The ouvrage consists of three infantry blocks, and is located between petits ouvrages Bovenberg and Village Coume, near the village of Denting in Moselle département, facing Germany. The position saw little action in World War II. The site was surveyed by CORF (Commission […]

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Bethlehem Steel / PA

The Bethlehem Steel Corporation (1857–2003), based in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, was once the second-largest steel producer in the United States, after Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based U.S. Steel. After a decline in the U.S. steel industry and management problems leading to the company’s 2001 bankruptcy. In 2007, the Bethlehem property was sold to Sands BethWorks, and plans to build […]

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Kurhaus / Germany

This Spa Hotel in the Western part of Germany was built in 1914 and eventually abandonded in the mid of the 90’s. Unfortunately, there has been a lot of vandalism. Here is the link to the Slideshow

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