"Abandoned but not forgotten"

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by MilesWestern, Nov 7, 2006.

  1. MilesWestern

    MilesWestern Active Member

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    Interesting concept but not very well executed. No background information on any of the locations -- if they even identify that much.
  3. TrainNut

    TrainNut Ditat Deus

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    Awesome site!!!! I sure would love to model that Kenecott Copper Mine in Alaska! Neat stuff. Thanks for posting the link. .... In fact, I think I'll bookmark it.
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    were are the trains?:cry: :cry: :cry:
  5. LongIslandTom

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    Check out the sites of the Urban Exploration Web Ring: http://e.webring.com/hub?ring=draining

    Plenty of sites on abandoned places (including abandoned rail lines), mostly with good background info documentation. :thumb:

    My favorite ones are the ones about the NYC area like Forgotten NY and oldnyc.com (they seem to be the best-documented).
  6. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

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    I agree with Tom that one of the best is www.forgotten-ny.com. He even has a book form of his information out now.

    Andrew
  7. MilesWestern

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    If you look in the "unknown places" link, there's a link to the ATSF shops/

    Also, in the California section, The Golden Gate RR museum is prominently displayed. :thumb: And the loco that's on my avatar is owned by them, SP's 2467 and the famous 2472! :thumb: There's more too...just look a little harder. Hunter's Point Parts 1-4 have lot's o' rusty F units too :)
  8. MadModeler

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    Another one is www.uer.ca. Neat site but need to be a full member to be able to see everything on it.

    Locations that are marked "Demolished" or "Public" can be fully accessed by even basic members.
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    Which is probably the dumbest thing on there. They tell you what it is and where it is but somehow it's still "unknown." :curse:
  10. MilesWestern

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    I know, I find it strange that they still don't know one of the major cities of NM! :rolleyes: