"Abandoned but not forgotten"

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

  1. MilesWestern

    MilesWestern Active Member

  2. railohio

    railohio Active Member

    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

    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.
  4. jtloconut

    jtloconut Member

    were are the trains?:cry: :cry: :cry:
  5. LongIslandTom

    LongIslandTom Member

    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

    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.

  7. MilesWestern

    MilesWestern Active Member

    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

    MadModeler Member

    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.
  9. railohio

    railohio Active Member

    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

    MilesWestern Active Member

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

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