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This Guy Explored An Abandoned Russian Mine In The Mountains…And It Was Amazing

This Guy Explored An Abandoned Russian Mine In The Mountains…And It Was Amazing

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DTAT_ATF'); }); Urban exploration even under the best of circumstances is a risky proposition, but try telling that to photographer Mikhail Mishainik. Mishainik is well-known for his daring explorations of various abandoned industrial sites around Russia. While Mishainik has a dizzying array of photo sets to choose from, one of the most interesting is his exploration of abandoned ore mines in the Russian Ural Mountains. It wasn't until the outbreak of World War II that the Ural Mountains were mined. Mines of Ural googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DCBM_BTF’); }); The crush for natural resource
When You See Where This Abandoned Island Is Located, You’ll Question Everything.

When You See Where This Abandoned Island Is Located, You’ll Question Everything.

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New York City is place with a lot of well kept secret places. Probably the best (or at least most interesting) of these places is North Brother Island. The island is located in the East River between Queens and the Bronx. Today, it's completely abandoned, and nature is slowly reclaiming it. Here is North Brother Island. The island is technically located in the Bronx, but you can see the very edge of Queens there in the bottom corner. Imgur The entire island is about 20 square acres in total. Imgur The island was uninhabited until 1885, when Riverside Hospital moved there from Roosevelt Island. Imgur ...
Exploring A Condemned Duplex Is Creepier Than You Might Think

Exploring A Condemned Duplex Is Creepier Than You Might Think

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For many people with an adventurous streak, there is nothing more interesting than exploring abandoned homes and buildings. There's just something about the experience that really gets your blood pumping. It's so interesting to spend time in these spaces and wonder what happened inside those walls before they succumbed to disuse and neglect. Sure, everything is broken down, but you can usually walk away and go about your daily life as usual afterward without being too disturbed. Unless, of course, you're Redditor Asherbaby. Asherbaby and one of his friends decided to explore a condemned duplex located directly behind the friend's house. Reddit / Asherbaby The exploration started innocentl...
It’s Hard To Believe What Used To Go On Inside These Walls. Now It’s Just Ruins.

It’s Hard To Believe What Used To Go On Inside These Walls. Now It’s Just Ruins.

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There is something about seeing an abandoned building that instantaneously affects so many people. It could be the thought that, at one point in time, the building they are looking at was once so filled with life. Maybe the building just looks creepy. Either way, the Internet has formed quite the fascination with abandoned architecture around the world, from hospitals to churches. Given that Detroit, Michigan, has faced such a dramatic population decline and urban decay over the years, it has an overwhelming number of abandoned buildings to explore. Even places of worship are now closed and stand empty. Calvary Presbyterian (1868-1991) Detroiturbex Calvary Presbyterian Detro...

This City Was Designed Exclusively For The Rich. But Wait Til You See What’s There.

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Locals call it "The City of the Dead." It's known otherwise as the city of Beihai, in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of China. The beautiful metropolis is earned its nickname for one reason: it's a ghost town. More than 100 beautiful villas are standing in Beihai, but they are completely empty. The result of the complete absence of families in these mansions? Complete and utter creepiness. The city was built for the new, rising class of wealthy people in China. Daily Mail These properties were bought quickly. Daily Mail However, six years later, the buildings still stand empty. Daily Mail ...
An Abandoned Building Is One Thing But What’s In This Old Veterinary School Will Haunt Your Dreams.

An Abandoned Building Is One Thing But What’s In This Old Veterinary School Will Haunt Your Dreams.

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There is an abandoned veterinary school in Brussels, Belgium, that's known worldwide for its sheer creepiness factor. The vet school, l'école de médecine vétérinaire, is known as "Horror Labs" because of what is housed inside. It used to be bustling and filled with students, but once the school was officially moved to Liège from Brussels, the 19 buildings stood empty. Empty, that is, if you don't count the unspeakable horrors stored inside of the old classrooms. What was left behind in the school, although extremely creepy to the layman, was used to educate veterinary school students. The pickled animals or organs may seem like an archaic way to study other life forms, but it was used as a legitimate study tool. Most of the buildings were con...
These Photos Show The Creepy Wonders Lurking Beneath This Midwestern City

These Photos Show The Creepy Wonders Lurking Beneath This Midwestern City

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For those of us who are interested in urban exploration, the legend of the abandoned Cincinnati subway system is a familiar one. While we've written about it here before, this series of photos offers a fresh perspective on the lost transit system that could have been. This particular adventurer explored near what would have become the Race Street Station. TT-Forums / Howat123 Construction on the Cincinnati subway began back in 1916, and it was largely inspired by New York City's famous underground tunnels. TT-Forums / Howat123 At the time, Cincinnati was growing at a rapid rate, and traffic congestion was beginning to take a toll on the local economy. TT-Forums ...