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Old August 23rd, 2012, 09:28 PM   #121
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Salton City. It's a sprawling city that takes up a big surface with empty cul de sac suburban roads all over the place.

It was ment to be a resort untill the salt lake it was build next to got poisoned by men and millions of fish died of in days. It's now nothong more than a rotten cesspool.



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Old August 23rd, 2012, 10:54 PM   #122
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Was that used in the movie con air ?
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Old October 10th, 2012, 04:40 PM   #123
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Pripyat

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Old October 11th, 2012, 12:24 AM   #124
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I hope they don't rebuild pripyat, so that when the radiation levels lower, people can pay to walk aruond the abandoned city, feeling like a badass
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Old October 25th, 2012, 12:22 PM   #125
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Some really interesting places among these (my favorite being the Maunsell Sea Forts you can spot in the preview pic):

10 Abandoned Places Explained

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Old October 25th, 2012, 08:41 PM   #126
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Beelitz Heilstatten should be renovated immediately!
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Old October 25th, 2012, 09:27 PM   #127
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^ It was sold in 2008 and luckily plans for residential and healthcare use are revived curently, so further renovations are ahead.


Parts of the area are revitalized already:

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Old October 25th, 2012, 10:00 PM   #128
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They are doing a good job.
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Old April 16th, 2013, 05:17 AM   #129
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Salton city es desastre ambiental por los peces muertos
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Old April 16th, 2013, 06:18 AM   #130
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Kolmanskop, Namib Desert, Namibia

Abandoned German diamond mining town, now being reclaimed by the desert.

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Driven by the enormous wealth of the first diamond miners, the residents built the village in the architectural style of a German town, with amenities and institutions including a hospital, ballroom, power station, school, skittle-alley, theater and sport-hall, casino, ice factory and the first x-ray-station in the southern hemisphere,[3] as well as the first tram in Africa. It had a railway link to Lüderitz.
The town declined after World War I when the diamond-field slowly exhausted and was ultimately abandoned in 1954. The geological forces of the desert mean that tourists now walk through houses knee-deep in sand. Kolmanskop is popular with photographers for its settings of the desert sands' reclaiming this once-thriving town. Due to its location within the restricted area (Sperrgebiet) of the Namib desert, tourists need a permit to enter the town.


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Old April 16th, 2013, 01:28 PM   #131
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Wittenoom, Western Australia. Site of a former asbestos mine, at its peak it had around 20,000 residents. The mine closed in 1966 but a number of residents remained until the government began to encourage them to leave Wittenoom in the late 1970s, due to the level of asbestos contamination in and around Wittenoom. However, the town still had a small number of residents until 2006, when power to the town was cut off.

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Old May 13th, 2013, 03:59 PM   #132
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I am especially fascinated by the stories of these ghosttowns. More so than the pictures of them.
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Old May 15th, 2013, 11:50 AM   #133
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Old May 15th, 2013, 01:13 PM   #134
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Bad urban planning?
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Old May 15th, 2013, 02:18 PM   #135
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the housing bubble in spain...
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Old May 15th, 2013, 06:30 PM   #136
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more on Salton City:


The Accidental Sea - beautiful short:

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Old May 16th, 2013, 01:33 AM   #137
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I hate to see that all abandoned ghost towns are so small, what if they had a full sized city that was abandoned? I'd love to visit one
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Old May 16th, 2013, 12:27 PM   #138
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I would like to visit this city one day
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Old May 16th, 2013, 01:14 PM   #139
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better buy a flat !!! only 150.000 euros
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Old May 16th, 2013, 01:53 PM   #140
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