Out for a day with CmdCord visiting a few places we had seen before we stumbled across this sugar factory.
I couldn’t find much information about it other than it was founded in 1876 before been extensively rebuilt in the 1960’s Continue reading
The Film Studio was a buzzing studio for various films spanning from the nearly 1950’s to the latest full production in 1990.
Back to the Ruhr, I’ve had a bit of time over a working weekend in Germany so decided to hit up one of the great collieries which should really get more attention for it’s amount of awesome features. Continue reading
The cooling tower at the IM power plant in Belgium has been visited many times by many other explorers but they often miss one of the most captivating parts of it, underneath. Continue reading
Dyson have a few factories in Sheffield, I’ve not seen this one before, but judging the inside of this site it must have been stripped long ago, only part of the Kilns remained with a few other sections still in use like the forman’s offices and various store warehouses. Continue reading
This site has been around a while now, been done over and over, it looks as if the site has been well and truly pikey’d at the moment with the remnants of cabling allover the place. Continue reading
After a little run around eastern Germany we had a drive through the most derp’d town i’ve ever seen in Germany (Don’t think it’s quite as bad as the whole of Belgium.. though) we stumbled across this old chocolate factory. Continue reading
Schloss T or “Castle” as the translation goes has been in existence since the 1800’s but has more recently been used as a psychiatric hospital in the 1950’s and as a retirement home in the early 2000’s Continue reading
This power station has been supplied with some steroids at some point, it’s one of Germany’s “Mega” power stations with the main turbine hall consisting of 14 turbines producing a peak power of 3520mw. I’m certainly glad i visited here and was worth the 1200miles driven. Continue reading
Today was the day of the 27th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in the north of the Ukraine, the BBC ran a feature on their website and TV channels which included some pictures from the Dark Pripyat photo-book from Urbanpixels. Continue reading
Sander E Fabrication is a steel manufacturing plant in Northern Germany, Continue reading
I stumbled across this old Hotel and restaurant + skittle alley (not quite full size bowling) the rest stop was opened in 1986 and offered travellers somewhere to eat and sleep if required and closed roughly around 2011, information is short on this place. Continue reading
Power plant IM is one of the many now closed coal powered power plants previously/currently owned by Belgium’s Electrobel. Continue reading