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  1. obscureserenity

    Austria Diesel Centrale - August 2018

    After moving house a month ago, I finally have internet and can start posting reports again! Woop woop. I unfortunately couldn’t find a lot online regarding the history of this location other than it was constructed sometime around the early 20th century and closed down in the mid 1950’s...
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    France La Morgue Prélude - France, June 2018

    History The hospital was originally built in 1862 as the Asylum of Ville-Evrard to treat psychiatric patients from the surrounding areas. The first admittance to the facility was in January of 1868 and within the following year, that number increased to around 700 patients. The asylum was...
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    Hungary Kelenföld Control Room - March 2019

      History   Kelenföld Power Plant is located in Budapest and was originally established in 1914, in conjunction with Hungary's electrification program. It was known as one of the most sophisticated and technologically advanced throughout Europe and supplied electricity to the entire capital...
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    France A night in the Paris Metro - October 2018

      A night in the Paris Metro     My first report for a while and I felt that my photos from each location wouldn't create a substantial enough report. Because of this I decided to compile them into a more lengthy post documenting the night in which we explored various sections of the Paris...
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    Red Cross Hospital - June 2018

    Red Cross Hospital     Before it's closure at some point during the 1980's, it served as a children's hospital. It was thought to have been founded around the turn of the 20th century. The hospital was owned and managed by the charity 'Red Cross Italy' which becomes apparent from the rather...
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    Belgium Town Mansion (Permission Visit) - May 2018

    Town Mansion History The Town Mansion was originally built in 1912 by a wealthy petroleum importer. During the early 20th century, the area in which the mansion was built, had become a hub for many rich German families in the early 1900's. By 1918, once the First World War had come...
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    France Chateau Marianne - April 2018

    Chateau Marianne / Chateau Alchimiste History Not much history on this location but it was rumoured to be have been once occupied by a former professor. The chateau is located in a small, rural town in France. The town's residents have halved in the last 40 years and it was beginning...
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    Belgium Red Morgue Hospital - March 2018

    Red Morgue Hospital     I couldn't find huge amount history on this location but from what I've gathered the hospital was built at some point in the early 20th century. It was funded by investors and at a time when nursing care was predominately carried out by the clergy. They wanted the...
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    St Josephs Orphanage - February & March 2018

    St Josephs Orphanage / Mount Street Hospital   Even though this location has already been done by every man and his dog, I decided to chuck a quick report up anyway. As stated above in the title of my report, this one features photographs taken mostly on the first visit and one taken on another...
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    Campina Youth House - February 2018

    Campina Youth House Haven't seen this one posted anywhere so I decided to chuck a quick report up on it. I would say this particular location could be described as disused rather than abandoned, as it looked like there was redevelopment work going on when we arrived. Hence why it is so nice and...
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    Bulgaria Mineral Springs Baths - October 2017

    Mineral Springs Bath House The construction of the Mineral Springs Bath House began in 1907. This was in order to bring in more tourism and wealth into the area. The town it was built in was an excellent location to host a bath house, as it was well known for it's rich mineral water...
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    Germany Peppermint Powerplant - July 2017

    Peppermint Powerplant   The Peppermint Powerplant was built in conjunction to a nearby paper mill with the purpose of supplying electricity to it. The plant features a stunning peppermint colour scheme on the singular turbine and control panels. The turbine itself was produced by Siemens, a...
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    Colonia IL / Mono Orphanage - June 2017

    Colonia IL / Mono Orphanage History The orphanage was built on the border of Switzerland and Italy. Sadly there doesn't seem to be a lot of information out there regarding this location. From what I've gathered it originally served as an orphanage and at some point in time, it was also used...
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    Italy Villa Scorpio - June 2017

    Villa Scorpio History Unfortunately I couldn't find a great deal of history surrounding this location but from what I have gathered it was built at some point during the late 19th century. The former occupier owned a large cement factory in the same town. I would imagine the family were quite...
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    Germany Haus der Offiezere - Germany, September 2016 & March 2017

    Haus der Offiezere   My first report. I have had this account for about a year but never posted anything from fear of my photos not being good enough to post. Decided to pluck up the courage to start contributing more but I apologise if there are any mistakes. Anyway, on to the history!  ...
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