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Urban exploration: derelict and abandoned urban, industrial and commercial locations. http://ontarioexploration.com
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Abandoned Relics of the Past in Roscoe, Nebraska

Abandoned Relics of the Past in Roscoe, Nebraska | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
Exploring historic abandoned buildings in the rural town of Roscoe, Nebraska and their obscure histories.

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Jim Sullivan's curator insight, July 1, 2016 6:02 PM
Exploring historic abandoned buildings in the rural town of Roscoe, Nebraska and their obscure histories.
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The Psychology of Ruin Porn

The Psychology of Ruin Porn | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
Why we can't take our eyes off images of old buildings and decrepit interiors...

 

It's romantic, it's nostalgic, it's wistful, it's provocative. It's about time, nature, mortality, disinvestment.

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Ruined & Abandoned Wales Derelict Welsh Mansions Farms Cottages Grand Declines

Ruined & Abandoned Wales Derelict Welsh Mansions Farms Cottages Grand Declines | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
large format, 5x4 inch camera photography of ruined and derelict mansions throughout wales, including Hafod, Sker, Aberglasney, y siarpal, pencoed castle, baron hill, angelsey ruins, pembrokeshire ruins, ceredigion ruins, glamorgan ruins, carmarthenshire...
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Report - Whitmarley, Stirchley, Birmingham, May 2011 - UK Urban Exploration Forums

Report - Whitmarley, Stirchley, Birmingham, May 2011 - UK Urban Exploration Forums | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
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Delicious Dereliction, An Exploration Of Urban Decay Through ...

Delicious Dereliction, An Exploration Of Urban Decay Through ... | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
Far from the picturesque ruins I and most others are familiar with, Urban Exploration (or UrBex) involves going into more modern places that have been abandoned and become derelict for various different reasons.
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Chernobyl, Pripyat and Kiev… | Long Road to Nowhere

Chernobyl, Pripyat and Kiev… | Long Road to Nowhere | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
Within the spread was an interview with a photographer in which he indicated a sort of Holy Grail for dereliction photography – the abandoned city of Pripyat, in the exclusion zone of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor that blew up ...
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Stunning & Frightening Real Life Post-Apocalyptic Urban Decay Photography from Chernobyl

Stunning & Frightening Real Life Post-Apocalyptic Urban Decay Photography from Chernobyl | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
I thought this would fit the halloween season, and recently watched the latest Transformers movie, where they went to Chernobyl.

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Roof Caved In | Flickr

Roof Caved In | Flickr | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
A typical 3 bay, Chinese owned pre-war house. High quality pargeting decorates the external walls, depicting nature and wildlife scenes. I've been keeping an eye on this house each time I visit this town.
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2011 Open call for entries on Urban Explorations

2011 Open call for entries on Urban Explorations | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
The 4th Annual International DIVERSITY IN PLACE FILM FESTIVAL (DIPFF) returns once again to Honolulu, Hawai`i! This year we ask you to submit films on URBAN EXPLORATIONS. Tell us stories about the ...
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Flickr: Female Urban Explorers

Flickr: Female Urban Explorers | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it

Urban Explorers tend to be men...which is no bad thing for us girl explorers ;) but being such a rare breed, it's always nice to meet other girls interested in UE. This group is a place for UE girls to get together to talk about our explores and experiences and a place to share our images. Let's celebrate the fact that we are female Urban Explorers....and proud of it!

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Ghost Hunting Theories: Urban Exploration: Why?

Ghost Hunting Theories: Urban Exploration: Why? | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
Those who enjoy urban exploration (URBEX) appreciate both the statement of what the place once was when it was filled with the living, but also revere the quiet afterlife of occupants, rusted hinges, peeling signs, broken ...
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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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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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I tend to google things before posting the first blog post I see.
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Carbon Sigma: Urban Exploration Link Repository

Carbon Sigma: Urban Exploration Link Repository | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it

There is something romantic about buildings with a long, lost history and nearly forgotten. These places are not for everyone. But for those who know, they tend to provide an eerie sense of timeless inspiration. Here is a collection of links serving as a virtual repository for these beautiful spaces and objects.

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DaveWares Photography: Urbex

DaveWares Photography: Urbex | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it

Images with a reference code are available for purchase. Please contact me for prices quoting the code plus the intended usage. 

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6 Abandoned Buildings From Italy to Canada | Urban Ghosts Media

6 Abandoned Buildings From Italy to Canada | Urban Ghosts Media | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
Picture article about urbex of abandoned buildings including derelict hospitals, a station and hotel...
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Warsaw – City of Ruins ~ Kuriositas

Warsaw – City of Ruins ~ Kuriositas | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it

The Warsaw Rising Museum will be presenting the film from 1 August and its Director, Jan Ołdakowski, would be delighted if you could come to the museum and watch the film.

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Flickr: URBEX JUNKIES

Flickr: URBEX JUNKIES | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it

This is a group only for urban explorers from around the world, even know were all far apart we all share the same addiction of exploring the forgotten world and the things they have to offer. Feel free to join and share your photos with all urbex junkies around the world.

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