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Magpie Mine (5/11)

Lead-mining was a speculative business with big profits to be made sometimes and huge losses at others, so the mine changed hands frequently. Though the mine was very profitable in the early 1840s, it closed from 1846 to 1868, and when it was re-opened a large Cornish pumping engine was installed in the engine house which is now the major building on the site.

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The loneliness of the long exposure photographer

Taken at dusk on Brighton beach last week. There were a number of people hacking about with cameras and tripods. Lots of people were (like this guy, I assume) doing long exposure photography judging by their activity. 26 more words


Abandoned Israel Tours and the story of the Mysterious Rifle Casing

A new project of mine led me to be a tour guide to “Abandoned” Israeli sites. I offer these tours FREE of charge. Why? Because these rarely visited places should be seen by people who could appreciate them. 229 more words

Haunted Houses Project

Well Charming!

Today’s forgotten tribute goes out to the humble shed, this one is the cutest, and it’s complete with a water well! The old shed now serves life as a chicken coop in Waimauku, Auckland. 35 more words

New Zealand

Window through a window

Shot in an abandoned house on the coast of Taranaki – New Zealand