Tag Archives: railroad

This factory once made a village rich and now it sits abandoned

Inside the factory vandalism virtually stops. It is as if the place hasn’t been touched by anything besides the passage of time – and possibly a resident kit of insanely loud pigeons.

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From diesel to dust: Two generations of Finnish rail nostalgia

On a rail yard in Helsinki, discarded trains are waiting for their final fate as the area faces a complete makeover.

Take a stroll through Montreal’s industrial past at the Lachine Canal

We take off at the abandoned Old Montreal Malting Factory and arrive at the abandoned Silo #5, because that’s just the kind of symmetry the Lachine Canal lends itself to.

The High Line brings nature back to Manhattan

The High Line is arguably one of the world’s best-known urban agriculture projects. Built on the elevated former New York Central Railroad in the Lower West Manhattan, the aerial greenway and public park provides a leafy 1.6 kilometre passage through the Meatpacking District, West Chelsea and Hell’s Kitchen/Clinton. Residents of the neighborhood love it for […]

The dark underbelly of Hipstertown, Tallinn: Kalamaja’s abandoned village

Warning: This post has a very scary bunker in it! After spending Easter in Kuressaare, we headed back to Tallinn for one more night of youthful fun before returning home. The plan was to check out the up-and-coming district of Kalamaja and its infamous Patarei sea fortress-prison, but arriving there we saw that Patarei hadn’t […]

Tracks to nowhere: München Olympiastadion Station

A month after my return from Munich, I have finally sorted through most of my travel photos. Time to get this blog started! This will mainly be a place for me to chronicle my ever-so-slow progress as a photographer. I bought my first proper camera in May, so shooting in manual is still a very […]