In June 2013, heavy rains led to a flood in the Canadian province of Alberta and one of the hardest-hit areas was the town of High River, a suburb of Calgary. In Beachwood Estates, a High River neighborhood, where mostly million-dollar houses were situated, floodwaters forced the inhabitants to leave their properties, and never come back. These spine-chilling abandoned mansions were demolished in early 2017.
The Regenwurmlager, which literally means Camp Earthworm, is an extensive underground fortification area constructed by Germany in 1920s-1940s, now in western Poland, near the city of Międzyrzecz. It was a system of underground bunkers interconnected by tunnels and corridors of total length over 100 km. In 1945 it was abandoned by the German troops retreating without significant fights.
An abandoned pit bull was abandoned in the woods when he was found by Casey Lawrence, a real estate agent, on the property she was showing to his clients. He had multiple injuries which lead to think he was used as a bait dog by dog fighters. He was lying on the ground surrounded by bones and animal carcasses. Without hesitation Casey brought him in to a veterinary clinic where the fight for his life had begun.
Photographer Seph Lawless made some shots of an old amusement park Bushkill Park located in Northeastern Pennsylvania just outside the city of Easton. It was opened in 1902 and operated until 2004 when it was struck by a devastating flood. It has been hit by three consecutive floods since and it has been closed since 2006. Judging by these photos, it looks like a ghost town now.
After Jackson had been accused of molestation and the police searched his residence in 2003, the singer left the property saying that it had been "violated." So, these four urban explorers decided to visit Michael Jackson's Neverland ranch which had been abandoned for a while then for the reasons of extreme curiosity. They made several visits there between 2007 and 2008 to snap some photos.
Contadora Island is a Panamanian island on the Pearl Islands archipelago (in the Gulf of Panama). A lavish resort was built there in the 60s, but it has been abandoned since and almost completely forgotten. But this resort is not the only one which went out of business , many other hotels and resorts on the archipelago had the same fate. Some people believe that there is some kind of mysterious curse over Panama’s Pearl islands.