31 Haunting Images Of Abandoned Places That Will Give You Goose Bumps
The world is full of wondrous things, some consistently packed with gawking tourist and others almost entirely abandoned. Here’s a selection of some of those fascinating empty spaces, ghost towns that are rich with history and the stories of the people that used to occupy them. While most continue to rust and crumble in their neglect, all remain hauntingly beautiful. 1. I.M. Cooling Tower, Belgium This cooling tower is part of an abandoned power plant station in Monceau-sur-Sambre, Belgium. 2. Kolmanskop, a small settlement in Namibia, is a ghost town today but was booming in the early 1900s when Germans realized the area was rich with diamonds. 3. The hull of the SS Ayrfield, one of many decommissioned ships in Homebush Bay, harbors an over 100 year-old floating forest. 4. The Maunsell Sea Forts were constructed to help defend against German air and naval raids during World War II. 5. This house was the last surviving home of an island community in Chesapeake Bay. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12.
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