Some astounding images of a dead Russian sea plane. (Spotted on a @eleventhvolume tweet).
Mountain*7 - for the person with nothing better to do
Entries tagged as abandoned
Detroit Book Depository
Michigan Central Station
City Hall Subway
A couple of great recent galleries on ruins and abandoned buildings. The first, from Web Urbanist is a general look at the increase in ruins and our appreciation of them; the second, from the Infrastructurist site, is a look primarily at abandoned stations and their strong allure.
It's been an age since we featured anything from motts over at Opacity - this latest photo set from the abandoned shell of the Riverside Hospital on North Brother Island in New York's East River has some fabulous images.
Buffalo State Hospital, Darkness
For some other examples of his work, see this set of the Buffalo State Hospital.
Nothing is as vast as empty things - Francis Bacon
Ten thousand years in the future, long after the Côte d’Azur had been abandoned, the first explorers would puzzle over these empty pits, with their eroded frescoes of tritons and stylised fish, inexplicably hauled up the mountainsides like aquatic sundials or the altars of a bizarre religion devised by a race of visionary geometers - JG Ballard
More abandoned swimming pools at Polar Inertia