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Urban exploration: derelict and abandoned urban, industrial and commercial locations. http://ontarioexploration.com
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Detroit's Beautiful, Horrible Decline

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Two French photographers immortalize the remains of the motor city on film.  Pictured above is the Packard Plant; luxury-auto maker Packard produced its last car here in 1956.  To see more work by Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre, visit their website.


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About Todd | A Shaak'n Photography Blog

About Todd | A Shaak'n Photography Blog | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it

Known for his images of Saint Louis Landmarks including the St. Louis Gateway Arch, Union Station and Busch Stadium, Todd has recently turned his artist’s eye toward the landscape surrounding St. Louis. The old barns and farms that dot this landscape are two of his favorite subjects. His poignant series, “Beautifully Decayed” / “Traces of Humanity”, captures the gritty and haunting beauty Todd discovered while exploring the urban & rural ruins.

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Two men arrested for late night foray into sewers

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Two men arrested for a taking a stroll in the sewers on Sunday shine a light on the world of urban exploration.
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Fatbergs | Edible Geography

Fatbergs | Edible Geography | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it

London’s flushers have a unique perspective on the patterns and peculiarities of urban digestion—and fascinating as it is, I sense The Guardian’s short video represents just the tip of Rob’s arcane knowledge of the city’s underbelly.

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4 Lost Cities of the Americas

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Urban Exploring: Crack The Surface

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Showing people entering underground drains and stations, climbing on roofs or wading through sewage, Crack The Surface is the new urban exploring flagship-series!
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The Modern History | fyeaheasterneurope

The Modern History | fyeaheasterneurope | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it

“The abandoned city of Pripyat, Ukraine, home of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, in 2006."

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Review: ThinkGeek's Gadget Holster - 2D-X

Review: ThinkGeek's Gadget Holster - 2D-X | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it

"The device has several good uses; if you're out on an urban exploration adventure, repairing computers, or out camping, it's a nice little doodad to keep all your stuff on you."

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Abandoned City Captures

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Beauty In Decay - Greatly fascinated by abandoned buildings, photographer Sophia Germer, who is born and bred in New Orleans, Louisiana, captures the beauty in decay...
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Remembering Vince Geier - Cincinnati CityBeat

“He knew how to get in — he had been pretty active in urban exploration,” Heil says. “He knew an area of the fence you could just scoot right through."

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28 Days Later: UK Urban Exploration Forums

28 Days Later: UK Urban Exploration Forums | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
a community for urban explorers and those interested in urban exploration...
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Names Across Nations: The Abandoned City

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I'm currently on my “Golden Triangle trip”, which I think is a must do for anyone who visits India. I left Dan's place in Delhi at a ridiculously early hour on Friday morning and took a train to Agra namely to see the nearby sights of ...
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Modern Ruins and Urban Exploration

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modern ruins, ghost towns, haunted places, urban exploration...
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A Whitemud Xmas | urban exploration | sleepycity

A Whitemud Xmas | urban exploration | sleepycity | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
Our gracious hosts Nancy Drew and Redux Zero greeted us warmly and accepted our humble dumpster gifts. Its good form to share the loot.
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Urban Exploration - Steve Duncan

Urban Exploration - Steve Duncan | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it

As an urban historian & photographer, I try to peel back the layers of a city to see what's underneath. From the tops of bridges to the depths of sewer tunnels, these explorations of the urban environment help me puzzle together the interconnected, multi-dimensional history and complexity of the world's great cities.

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Abandoned City Pripyat Ukraine

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The city was founded in 1970 to house the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant workers, and was abandoned in 1986 following the Chernobyl disaster.
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urban exploration | poodlewalks

urban exploration | poodlewalks | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
I did some urban exploration with an umbrella and inbetween the rain showers I took some photos. In the early afternoon I stumbled upon this scene from the open roof of a car park. Melbourne: looking west.
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Undercity.org | Guerrilla History and Urban Exploration

As an urban historian & photographer, I try to peel back the layers of a city to see what's underneath. From the tops of bridges to the depths of sewer tunnels, these explorations of the urban environment help me puzzle together the interconnected, multi-dimensional history and complexity of the great metropolises of the world.

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For Halloween: Spooky Film Location – A Town killed by Floods ...

For Halloween: Spooky Film Location – A Town killed by Floods ... | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
What can be creepier than an abandoned haunted house? You got it, an abandoned city. About four hours west of Buenos Aires lays an entire city submerged in water due to a major flood in 1985. The tops of light posts, roofs, ...
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Martin "Marťušák" Vaňo's comment, January 3, 2012 7:08 AM
Check this out! Better gallery imo: http://www.theatlantic.com/infocus/2011/07/the-ruins-of-villa-epecuen/100110/
Laura Brown's comment, January 3, 2012 1:36 PM
Thank you for the link Martin. Looks like you found the source for the photos. Your link has a lot more detail with more photos.
Martin "Marťušák" Vaňo's comment, January 3, 2012 1:42 PM
NP, thanks for a lot of inspiration from your links.

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Urban Exploration Photography By Simon Christen | Orms Connect

Urban Exploration Photography By Simon Christen | Orms Connect | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
Simon Christen, a professional animator by trade and photographer by hobby, explored this abandoned power station in California. For more photographs, and to see more of his other works, including landscapes and cityscapes, visit his site.
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Reckless Curiosity: A Practical Guide for the Urban Adventurer - The Corsair

Reckless Curiosity: A Practical Guide for the Urban Adventurer - The Corsair | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it

One part of urban exploration that is always fascinating is seeing a man-made structure slowly being conquered by nature.

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