Europe

Prora KdF resort

Prora: the Colossus of Rügen

Owner of the title “longest failed beach resort of the Third Reich” belongs to Prora, a mostly abandoned collection of buildings along the Baltic...
Willow-Bridge-Service-Station

Willow Bridge Service Station: Pricey Diesel, Free Iron Oxide

At first glance this 1930’s filling station tucked away on a country road in Northern England is unspectacular. Yet visitors to the Willow Bridge...

Spreepark: Disney World of Socialism

An abandoned amusement park hides along a river in the Treptower forest of East Berlin. Known today as Spreepark, it was originally the Kulturpark...

The Conservatory Under a Lake

Previously Sometimes Interesting featured the story of a twenty-first century swindler and the spoils of his deception. In this post we examine a nineteenth-century...

Orewinners and Deadmen: Lead Mining in Swaledale

Guest Post Series             Photos & Words by Guy Carpenter Swaledale at the start of the 21st century is known mostly for its beautiful countryside:...

Specter of St. Peter’s Seminary

St. Peter’s Seminary is an abandoned Roman Catholic education facility near Cardross, Scotland. Built near the banks of the Clyde River and located just...