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  • Haus der Kühlschränke | verlassene Sattlerei in Deutschland

    House of Fridges ​A rather unknown building in the urbexer scene is the former car upholstery on the outskirts of a town in Anhalt. On the overgrown property we first see a villa-like building decorated with 4 columns, which was once a mix of residential and administrative buildings. The rooms are pretty dirty. Access to the production area was blocked by refrigerators and other electrical items. We then discovered the production area comprising several small halls. Everything was littered with hundreds of fridges, stoves, telephones, TV sets and washing machines that someone disposed of for a lot of money in the 1990s and stored illegally here before they ran away. During the GDR era, a production cooperative for the car upholstery trade (PGH), founded in 1958 by two private companies, was located here. Awnings were also covered with fabric.

  • Alpenwallbunker | Lost Place Suedtirol | Abandoned Places Suedtirol

    Abandoned Hotel Paradiso in South Tyrol ​ Surrounded by the most beautiful 3000m peaks and green forests, the former luxury hotel Paradiso at 2,160 meters, painted in red, still impresses the numerous visitors who go on a hike in the natural Martell valley. The hotel was built on behalf of a public limited company from 1933 to 1935. Colonel Penatti Emilio directed the construction, while the star architect Gio Ponti from Milan was responsible for the architecture. The citizens of Martell were not impressed by the building, which was initially painted in green, as it was more like a “shed”, or a garage, as they said. The construction with a trendy flat roof can already be described as modern. In the 1930s, only rich guests could afford a holiday in the Hotel Paradiso, which had over 250 beds. The fact that even then hairdressers, ski instructors and masseurs looked after the guests and sports fans were taught how to ski by ski instructors on the in-house slope was impressive. You could relax from the activities in the sauna, in the English reading room or in the cozy tavern. At the post office, a card could be sent to those who stayed at home. World War II put an end to the luxurious hustle and bustle in Val Venosta. In 1943 the hotel was occupied by the German Wehrmacht and converted into a spa hotel for wounded German soldiers. In 1946 the hotel went bankrupt. In 1952, the Venice-based shipping company Benati bought the Paradiso. He let the hotel expand and gave it its red color, but he did not manage to reopen the hotel. The South Tyrolean Fuchs brewery family has owned the ruin since 1966, which can only be viewed from the outside. Immediately next to the hotel there is a beautiful adventure hiking trail in the Plima Gorge , which unfortunately was not yet accessible when I visited in early June 2021 due to a lot of snow.

  • verlassene Kasernen | Lost Place Altes Lager | verlassenes.de

    Jüterbog military training area The first area of the military training area, known as the “old camp”, was built in 1870. Here there was also an ammunition depot, a witness office and the military training area headquarters. At the main guard, fireworkers put up a plaque with a corruption of the saying that has been at the Jüterbog city gates since Luther's time: "Anyone who gives their children the bread and then suffers need themselves, you beat them to death with the club." Old camp from it: “Anyone who lives fast in the garrison and suffers hardship at the firing range, kills them with this club Officers as well as a huge cinema. Many buildings were nicely renovated in the 1990s. Some are still empty and dilapidated. During the First World War, there was an airship port near Altes Lager with two correspondingly large zeppelin hangars. A large air force base was established there in the early 1930s. Das ist das Kino und Theater mit Oberrang (!) aus den 30iger Jahren. Kasernen aus der Kaiserzeit und ein zurückgelassenes sowjetisches "Denkmal": Zum Schluß ein paar Bilder aus der Soldatenkantine:

  • Lost Place Funksendestelle NVA | Abandoned DDR

    Abgesetzte Funksendestelle der Nationalen Volksarmee (NVA) bei Treuenbrietzen Remote radio transmitter of the NVA At the time of the GDR there were the wildest rumors in Treuenbrietzen about an NVA property in the forest near Niebel. A top secret FLA missile unit was supposed to be stationed here to protect Berlin. But it was only a remote radio transmitter for the object 16/017 Hennickendorf near Luckenwalde. There was the command bunker of the Minister for National Defense of the GDR. The task of the "remote broadcasting station" was to prevent the location of the bunker in Hennickendorf from being discovered, for example by targeting the enemy if broadcasts were to take place from there. The structure of the property is similar to that of other broadcasting stations, a concrete slab road with FB-1 type garage bunkers lined up to the left and right. In between small bunker type FB-3 for the crews and an FB-2, which accommodated 2 diesel units. An electric fence, a so-called high-voltage safety system (HSA), was part of the external security of the property. The property has not been dismantled. The entrances to the bunkers were partially closed and are now used as bat quarters. The area is pretty neglected. The inventory has been stolen by Schrottis over the years.

  • FHQ Schloss Fuerstenstein Niederschlesien | Unterirdisches Polen

    Stasi bunker makers The former alternative control point of the head of the district administration for state security in Leipzig is well camouflaged in the local recreation area Lübschützer Teiche with Machern. The property was disguised as a vacation facility of VEB Wasserversorgung Leipzig. In the middle of the complex, which consists of several buildings, is the bunker, which was built from 1968 to 1971 and whose entrance was camouflaged with a barrack. In the event of tension and mobilization, the Leipzig Stasi chief and his staff, a total of around 100 full-time employees, would have relocated their office from headquarters to Machern. The bunker is open to visitors every last weekend of the month from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and is part of the museum memorial in the “Runden Ecke” in Leipzig. The entire 5.2 hectare, listed site with all preserved buildings and systems as well as the 1,435 square meter bunker interior can be visited. The interior of the bunker was particularly interesting for me, because a few months ago I used a flashlight to explore the structurally identical but looted bunker of the Stasi district administration in Berlin, east of Berlin. In Machern, however, I was only able to get an idea of how such a bunker should work. Bis 1943 war die reichste schlesische Familie, die von Hochbergs, Eigentümer des Schlosses. 1943 erfolgte eine Beschlagnahme durch den NS-Staat, der 1944 die Eigentumsübertragung an die Organisation Todt erzwang. Es liegt nahe, dass 1943 die Beschlagnahme wegen Landesverrates erfolgte, denn nach der Familienüberlieferung der Hochbergs war Hans Heinrich XVII., 4. Fürst von Pleß (1900–1984), bereits 1932 nach Großbritannien übergesiedelt, hatte dort später die britische Staatsangehörigkeit erhalten (wegen seiner englischen Mutter) und im Zivilschutz Dienst verrichtet, während sein Bruder Graf Alexander Hochberg sich der polnischen Armee anschloss. Zudem hatte die SS größtes Interesse am Schloss, um hier das Kellersystem im Rahmen des „Projektes Riese “ als Lager-, Aufenthalts- und Führungsort höherer Führungsstäbe auszubauen. Zwischenzeitlich diente das Schloss 1941 als Auslagerungsstätte wertvoller Bestände der Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, unter anderem die Nachlässe Alexander von Humboldts. Im Ergebnis der Enteignung entstand hier nach Plänen des Architekten Hermann Giesler ein zentraler Punkt des Komplexes Riese das als weiteres Führerhauptquartier mit weiteren Standorten im Eulengebirge ausgebaut wurde. Ein Großteil der barocken Einrichtung wurde durch den Umbau zum Führerhauptquartier vernichtet. Das Gangsystem mit einer Gesamtlänge von etwa 2 km unterhalb des Schlosses, das unter größter Geheimhaltung durch KZ-Häftlinge des KZ Groß-Rosen (Außenlager Riese) errichtet wurde, sollte dem Aufenthalt höherer und höchster Wehrmacht- und SS-Führer und als deren Kommandozentrale dienen. Eine Schmalspurbahn, die die Tunnel mit einem Abzweig der Bahnlinie bei Liebichau verband, wurde nach dem Krieg abgebrochen. Daher kommen auch die Erzählungen zum Goldzug der Breslauer Reichsbank in und um Fürstenstein. Für die Arbeiten wurden anfänglich italienische Militärinternierte eingesetzt, später Häftlinge des Arbeitslagers Riese, die in der Nähe des Schlosses untergebracht waren. Insgesamt wurden bei diesem Projekt etwa 3000 Zwangsarbeiter und Häftlinge eingesetzt. Nachdem Krieg plünderten die Russen das Schloss und schafften die wertvolle Bibliothek mit 63.000 Bänden nach Moskau. Der unterirdische Rundgang führt durch Rohbaustollen und bereits betonierte halbfertige Gänge, die den Ausbauzustand im April 1945 darstellen. Die Führung ist in Polnisch, deutsche Gäste erhalten einen Audioguide. Zwischendurch werden kleine Filmchen gezeigt, die von den vielen Rätseln der Nazi-Geschichte um Waldenburg berichten. Das ist natürlich alles sehr touristisch, sollte man als Urbexer aber mitnehmen wenn man in der Gegend ist.

  • 118. Nachrichtenbrigade GSSD | Abandoned Sachsen-Anhalt

    The Air News Air Base ​ The district administration is located in a renovated barracks building on the outskirts of Köthen. In addition, you can see a large number of ruins that belong to the former air base. The site is freely accessible. I checked it out. The barracks that still exist are under monument protection, but have already been gutted and about to fall into disrepair. Even the tower was only a ruin at the end of 2020, from which you can overlook the huge former runway that was built with solar systems. The large hangar was not accessible. In contrast to many Brandenburg military airfields, there wasn't much to see. Here is something more historical: On October 1, 1937, the advance detachments moved into Halle / S on October 1, 1935. The newly built air force barracks were set up and to be relocated to Koethen. In Köthen, not only were personnel trained in the individual radio profiles, but intensive work was also carried out here on the development of the necessary technology and new devices from the German radio industry were thoroughly tested. Here the new and further development of radio, radio direction finder and radio measuring systems was dealt with. Actual acts of war, apart from the occasional missions of some Messerschmitt Bf 109s for air defense, are said not to have originated from the Köthen air base during World War II. On April 14, 1945, the military airfield was attacked by American fighter bombers and taken by advancing units of the 3rd Armored Division. After the Americans had withdrawn, troops of the Soviet Army occupied the airfield from July 1945. The 73rd Soviet Guard Fighter Regiment with MiG fighter squadrons has been stationed here since 1951. First the MiG-15 and MiG-17, later the MiG-21, and from the 80s the MiG-23 and finally the MiG-29. From 1983, Mi-8 transport helicopters and Mi-24 combat helicopter squadrons were also stationed at Köthen airfield. During the Cold War, the western outer border of the Warsaw Pact countries was monitored from Köthen and there were regular flights between the Baltic Sea and Hungary. Flight operations ended in May 1991. A small part of the area is still used by an aviation club.

  • 8 Sowjetische Militaerarreste | Lost Place Russenknast | Verlassene Gefängnisse

    Soviet military arrests ​​ During my forays into Soviet barracks, I repeatedly noticed major military arrests. The life of the Soviet soldiers stationed in the GDR was hard and full of privation: 2 years of service without home leave, up to 120 men in a crew room, hardly any free time, poor supplies and a shower day once a week. In addition, the younger soldiers were constantly harassed by the "grandfathers", in the NVA it was called the EK movement. That was often the point just to run away or to look up. This ended, after mistreatment, often under arrest or in prison for several years. ​ This arrest was on a floor in a building of the Brandenburg state mental institution : This is the worst and best preserved prison I've ever found. It is located on the site of a former ammunition factory and was probably taken over by the Russians from the prisoner-of-war camp located there. What is interesting about this object is that there are still fixtures, as the Russians actually took all of the inventory with them when they were withdrawn. ​ This arrest is located in the former Adolf Hitler camp of the Wehrmacht and was then taken over by a Soviet unit: This prison is in an old brick building in a barracks near Jüterbog . Since everything has been cleared out here too, it is not very spectacular: Diese Arrestzellen befinden sich in einem Keller der Standortkommandantur einer brandenburgischen Kreisstadt. In einem Raum befindet sich sogar noch Archivmaterial. Ansonsten war die Erkundung des Kellers eine ziemlich gruselige Angelegenheit: This large prison for the Soviet military is located in Wünsdorf. The robust architectural style also reveals the same use in the time of the Wehrmacht. ​ In the former Aviation School I discovered this arrest, which was left almost swept clean: I found this prison in the Löwen-Adler-Kaserne :

  • Verlassene Hotels | Lost Places Schwimmbäder | Verlassenes.de

    Kategorien: 1. Sportstätten 2. Hotels 3. Gastro/Theater 4. Einzelhandel Lost Places Freizeit und Erholung 1. Sportstätten 2. Hotels/Ferienlager 3. Gastronomie/Theater 4. Einzelhandel 1. Sportstätten Skisprungschanze Wasserheil - und Badeanstalt Der lächelnde Wal in einem Schwimmbad Städtisches Hallenbad in Luckenwalde Schwimmhalle Stadtbad Leipzig 1. Sportstätten 2. Hotels/Ferienlager Ferienheim Drahtwerk Stasi-Ferienlager Ferienlager des Chemiekombinats Hotel Paradiso in Südtirol, Italien Luxushotel in Kroatien FDGB Ferienheim Fritz Heckert Haus des Handwerks MS Deutschland Jagdhaus Stasi Ferienheim Heidehotel 3. Gastro/Theater 2. Hotels 4. Einzelhandel Russenkneipe Vereinsheim der Bergschützen Kulturhaus der Freundschaft Felsentheater in Italien Gasthof Hirsch Diskothek in Kroatien Kameradschaftsheim und Kulturhaus Möbelhaus Kaufhaus Totscheck Kaufhaus Stasny 3. Gastronomie/Theater 4. Einzelhandel

  • Abandoned Aviation Hangars | Berlin Karlshorst

    The flying hangars of Karlshorst ​ Construction began on the site in 1909 first rotatable airship hangar in the world. It was 135 m long, 25 m high and 25 m wide. Depending on the wind, the hall could be positioned so that incoming and outgoing airships were not damaged by gusts of wind. Because that was exactly the problem with the airships once constructed by Ferdinand Graf von Zeppelin. Its body was made of aluminum, which bent with every slight collision. In the case of the airships built by the Siemens-Schuckert-Werke, however, a rubber construction was used. In 1911 the first copy went on a trip over the roofs of Karlshorst. But because the operation of the airships was too complicated for members of the military in the long term, the project was discontinued in 1912. From autumn 1917, airplanes were assembled there in the newly built, modern 6 chip concrete halls and soldiers were trained in aerial photography. The project was discontinued at the end of the First World War. The security police continued to operate. In addition, a squadron was set up for the East Border Guard in Karlshorst. The former military pilots now carried out their work in the service of the police with nine aircraft - until flight operations were completely shut down on the basis of the Versailles Treaty. After only four years of flight operations, the halls were then used by commercial tenants. After the Second World War, a large part of Karlshorst became a restricted military area of the Soviet Army and only partially accessible to GDR citizens, including the Soviet Military Administration in Germany (SMAD) and later the German administration of the KGB. It is not possible to research clearly what happened to the 6 aviation halls between 1945 and the early 1990s, but the neighboring barracks also housed a department of VEB Spezialhochbau, a construction company for military installations. The listed aircraft hangars will soon be converted into apartments in the “Gartenstadt Karlshorst” development area, while the other buildings on the site have already been or will be demolished. The area is not accessible. ​

  • Verlassene deutsche Kaserne in Sachsen | Lost Place GSSD

    Air base of the blind flight school ​The airfield was built for the Blindflugschule 1 in 1934/1935 with a 1800 meter long and 80 meter wide runway. Among other things, it was used as a test site for Junkers AG in Dessau. The Luftwaffe trained pilots on the legendary Junkers Ju 52. From November 1943 to the beginning of April 1944, the II. Group of Kampfgeschwader 1 converted to the Heinkel He 177 here. In 1944/45 the place was bombed several times by the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) and damaged by a German demolition squad. In July 1944, flight training was discontinued. A fighter squadron with the Me 163 rocket fighter was stationed here. Immediately before the end of the war, test pilots and test engineers from Junkers-Werke Dessau worked in the utmost secrecy with two prototypes of the first jet-powered long-range bomber Ju 287, which successfully completed their first test flights here. The circular flying wing "Sack ASG", reminiscent of a flying saucer, was also developed and tested in B. The construction of an assembly hall for the Me 163 could not be completed by the end of the war. In 1946 and 1947 the damaged airfield buildings were rebuilt by the Red Army The first MiG-15 jet fighters were stationed in 1954, later mainly attack aircraft and helicopter units were located in B. From around 1960 the infrastructure was continuously expanded, the runway was extended, a flight line and new taxiways were laid Years ago, several blocks of flats were built for the officers' families.The last flights of Soviet units were made in April 1992 by Su-25 aircraft of the 357th Independent Attack Airship Regiment and on May 29 of the same year by Mi-8 and Mi-24 of the 485th Independent Helicopter Regiment Today there is a solar park and a biog on a large part of the area asplant. The repair hangars and the tower from German times are also interesting. There are also some buildings in the forest, but they have been completely gutted and will soon be demolished.

  • Lost Place Gießerei | Sachsen-Anhalt | Reise-Rainer

    VEB Schwermaschinenbau Georgi Dimitroff ​ We were able to visit the last historical buildings of the former Otto Gruson machine factory at the beginning of 2021. The site has already been dismantled and apartments will soon be built. What is still there has partly collapsed due to natural decay, despite the monument protection. The history of the plant: The machine works, founded by Otto Gruson in 1871 and taken over by the Buckau R. Wolf AG machine works in 1930, became part of the Soviet stock corporation (SAG) AMO after the expropriation in 1945. Before the war, lignite excavators and briquette plants were produced. Armaments were added at the end of the 1930s. 70% of the factories were destroyed by fighting. On January 1, 1954, the company was transferred from the legal form of the Soviet stock corporation to a state-owned company of the GDR. The company name was now VEB Schwermaschinenbau "Georgi Dimitroff". The production program included equipment for the lignite and chemical industries as well as large gears and cast products. Excavators, briquette factories, large gears, conveyor systems and equipment for cement factories were built. After the fall of the Wall, the factory operated under the old traditional name of Maschinenfabrik Buckau (MFB). The company was most recently a subsidiary of 3B TEC Aufbereitungssysteme GmbH and was liquidated on 1.1.1995. ​

  • Kirchenruine Lost Place | Verlassene Nikolai-Kirche

    The church ruin ​The somewhat creepy ruins of the Nikolai Church are hidden behind tall trees and bushes in a small, fenced-in city park. After the previous church was demolished in 1823, a new building was consecrated on Nikolaiplatz in 1891. Due to the sandy subsoil, there were often static problems, so that the church could no longer be used since the beginning of the 1970s due to the dilapidation. In 1998 there was a lightning strike in the tower, which led to a roof fire, as a result of which part of the ribbed vault collapsed and the bell fell into the nave. There are currently no efforts to restore or maintain the church.

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