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    Netherlands Factory PR - July, 2020

    History: After WW2 all of Hollands infrastructure and industrial was in ruins, which meant a massive reconstruction had to occur. With the Marshall plan a electronics manufacturer in the south of Holland made the decision to expand out of the original city into the other cities around the...
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    Germany Peppermint Powerplant (September 2020)

    Great photos of a great little industrial gem. I can totally relate to not getting enough of the turbine hall, had such a nice atmosphere ;)
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    Germany Arbeitstag Hospital - Aug. 2020

    History: This former medical complex was constructed at the begin of the 1900s as a new sanatorium for tuberculosis patients. A couple of years later it was opened and began operating successfully. When the second world war broke out this hospital was converted to a base for the German SS. This...
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    Germany Wet Feet Nuclear Fallout Shelter - June. 2020

    I heard its covered up again with a new building site, but I'm not sure about that.
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    Germany Wet Feet Nuclear Fallout Shelter - June. 2020

    History: In the begin of the 50s and 60s the fear of a nuclear war was increasing heavily. The direct consequences of this fear was the construction to protect people from this. This was done with nuclear fallout shelters under some major cities everywhere in Europe and the United States. A...
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    Belgium Manoir Beetle - Jun. 2020

    History: This small manor is located in the middle of a mountainy region of the French speaking part of Belgium. The manor got built somewhere around the turn of the last century. Who the owner was of this house isn't clear because there isn't much information on the internet. The manor was...
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    Germany Budget Hotel - Aug. 2020

    Small report this time but, I thought it was still cool to share the photos of this small hotel. This hotel is widely known as budget hotel in the urbex scene and it's located somewhere in a former busy tourist town. Why this hotel closed isn't very clear, but I have a theory that it was just...
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    Italy Cotonificio R - May 2019

    wow, such a shame to hear that. Really loved the old villa with its classic interior
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    Germany Powerplant AEG - Jun. 2020

    History: The history of this classic power station dates back to the beginning of the 1900s. At this time coal was extracted from a nearby mine. This mine quickly grew out to be quite a successful one so it was decided to expand their operations. This expansion also included a small coal powered...
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    Italy Cotonificio R - May 2019

    they have? what a shame :/. which parts in particular?
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    Italy Cotonificio R - May 2019

    History: This textile mill was established somewhere at the begin of the 1900s. It was established next to an river with a strong current, this was chosen because you could generate a lot a electricity for not a lot of money. After it was opened it ran successfully for a lot of decades. At the...
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    Germany Ballroom elegance 07/2019

    Nice one once again! You did the illegal route?
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    France Therme mosaique 04/2019

    The architecture is really just stunning. Love all the little ornate pieces on the walls and ceiling.
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    Netherlands Ford dealership - Mar 2020

    History: The history of this old dealership started in 1939, at that time the Ford Motor Company of the Netherlands wanted a brand new hub in the northern part of holland, so the Geerling&Winkelaar dealership was opened. The opening was a rather unusual one though, this was because the ceremony...
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    Belgium Medical bunker - Jun 2020

    History: This small bunker was built as a small medical outpost for a airfield. Why it was built as an bunker was probably handy for when the airfield was bombed. After the treat of the cold war went away, this place was closed for good. Explore: Nowadays this small bunker is surprisingly well...
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    Germany Powerplant (Jun 2019)

    Yeah, I do. Here is a picture of how it looked 2 weeks ago. It's still quite a cool place to visit, just a bit more erasing work in photoshop for all the graffiti ;)
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    Germany Powerplant (Jun 2019)

    Damn, it looked nice then. I've visited it a couple of weeks ago and its completely trashed and covered in graffiti :/
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    Belgium Google Church - Jun 2020

    History: Somewhere in a former industrial hub lays this now forgotten church. This church dates all the way back the the 1800s at the time it was one of the most prosperous buildings in the valley. Nowadays this church has been closed for a couple of years due to it being declared unsafe by the...
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    Germany Lost Coal mining Empire - Mar. 2020

    Alright, this report contains two separate locations which once were the same company. The first location is the original site dating back to 1899 and the other one is the newer facility dating back to the 1930s. History Black Machineroom: We will start with the history of the original site. At...
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    Hi from the Netherlands

    Ah well, brabant is quite close to Belgium. So im sure you can find something over there :) Believe me there is a lot.