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Outdoor Urban Exploration

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Also known as draining and infiltration, urban exploration refers to the examination of typically unexplored parts of urban areas and industrial facilities. This is a form of recreation or adventure that involves a variety of risks, physical hazards, and possible legal violations. Typical targets of urban exploration are abandonments, active buildings, catacombs, sewers and storm drains, and transit and utility tunnels.
  • Abandoned and Little-Known Airfields

    Provides information on vanished or abandoned airfields with unusual stories. Also compiles images of airfields sorted by state.

  • Abandoned Places

    Chronicles the author's journey to many abandoned places around Europe and the rest of the world, with photographs and FAQ.

  • Abandoned Subway Tunnels

    Contains black and white, and color industrial pictures of derelict and active subway trains, tunnels, power plants and more.

  • The Derelict Sensation

    Dedicated about derelict buildings and abandoned spaces. With collections of photographs, writings, researches and more.

  • Drudgery

    Collection of urban decay photographs that includes deserted islands, parks, hotels, hospitals and more.

  • Essex Mountain Sanatorium

    Chronicles the history of the sanatorium. With artifacts and video galleries, pictures sorted by year, forum area, and horror stories.

  • Ghost Town Gallery

    Features hundreds of photographs of ghost towns across America, with map and links.

  • Ghost Town Photos of Colorado

    Features a detailed collection of ghost town photographs from Colorado.

  • Ghost Towns and History of the American West

    Presents a state by state list, with articles and photographs, of ghost towns in American and Canada.

  • Ghost Towns in Canada

    Examines, with photographs, ghost towns, abandoned communities and lost villages around Canada.

  • Ghost Towns of the Keweenaw Peninsula

    Offers articles and photographs of the ghost towns of Michigan's "copper country".

  • Infiltration

    Offers hints and tips on the ethics and practice of urban exploration in areas not designed for public usage. Includes ezine and forums.

  • Lost Destinations

    Showcases pictures of abandoned, haunted and forgotten places and structures. With discussion forum section and link to its gift store.

  • Night Photography of the Abandoned Roadside West

    Includes artist’s biography, merchandise gallery, and images of trailers, aircrafts and ghost towns.

  • Northville Tunnels

    Includes building directory, photo galleries, maps, stories and video clips. With discussion forum area.

  • Sleepy City

    Browse over image archives of underground tunnels, derelict industrial sites and urban ruins. With image postings.

  • Strange New England

    Showcases information on New England's legends, history and strange destinations. With images of private and castle caves.

  • Underground Ozarks

    Contains news updates, FAQs section and images of abandoned places, sewers, drains and more.

  • Urban Explorers Network

    Features safety and equipment information on urban exploration. With maps, media gallery, information resources and discussion area.

  • Visceral Axis

    Contains photo indexes of tunnels in Danvers State Hospital, military bunkers, and other various derelict structures.

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