Archive for the ‘Urban Exploration’ Category

Days Of Future Past

Once upon a time, there was an airline called Trans World Airlines, or TWA. And once upon a time, this airline built a futuristic terminal in New York’s John F. Kennedy airport, just in time for the New York World’s Fair. It was a different time in America, a time when architecture made grand statements […]

January 21, 2016 · Harry · No Comments
Posted in: Architecture, Urban Exploration

Back Underground

Unlike some abandoned places I’ve read about, this one hasn’t been abandoned all that long. But it’s a fascinating story. Apparently the British postal service had its own subway system for about 75 years, used to move mail among processing and sorting stations. The system began operating in 1928, and was used until 2003. Exploring […]

January 17, 2014 · Harry · No Comments
Posted in: Urban Exploration

Still Underground: Abandoned Subway Stations

Subways fascinate me. I’d never ridden on a subway until the early 90s, when I had to travel frequently to Washington for my job, and I got very familiar with the Metro, since I averaged being in DC about once a month for 3-4 years. Later I had the chance to ride the “L” in […]

May 8, 2013 · Harry · No Comments
Posted in: Architecture, Underground, Urban Exploration

What, More Underground Stuff?

Well, yes. I’m not sure what’s got me going on the underground stuff this week. But now that it’s started, I’m blogging my way through it. So, for the third installment….. Korean Infiltration Tunnels! I’ve heard claims about tunnels under the DMZ almost as long as I’ve heard about the Korean War, which is most […]

May 6, 2013 · Harry · No Comments
Tags:  · Posted in: Underground, Urban Exploration

Staying With The Underground Theme

Some sort of ancient temple, maybe? Or the set of a science-fiction movie? Actually, it’s part of a massive underground stormwater system in Tokyo. And when I say massive, that’s exactly what I mean: “five 32m diameter, 65m deep concrete containment silos, connected by 64 kilometers of tunnels 50 meters deep underground”. In times of […]

May 5, 2013 · Harry · One Comment
Posted in: Architecture, Underground, Urban Exploration