Trespassing Into History

You might say I'm a collector. I collect rare objects. Facts, stories...I travel the roads of Germany seeking its heart.


Featured Photo | February 17, 2024

"When one door closes another opens - but all too often there is a long hallway in between."

(Rick Jarow)

Abandoned Castle in Germany
Abandoned Castle in Germany

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Abandoned Railway Line M.

Abandoned Railway Line in Northern Germany

The Bad Malente-Gremsmühlen-Lütjenburg railroad line is a disused standard-gauge branch line in the German state of Schleswig-Holstein. It was built by the merchant Janus, who ran the Hotel Holsteinische Schweiz, which also gave its name to the station of the same name on the line.


The line has a length of around 17 kilometers. It connects Bad Malente-Gremsmühlen station with Lütjenburg in the "Holstein Switzerland".

 

The contract to build the line was signed on May 15, 1888. The line was opened in several sections....(more)

Gallery Update: The Halls of Carpets

Abandoned Carpet factory in Germany

New photos taken on June 14, 2020

 

This abandoned carpet factory was founded in the 1950s and at times employed more than 600 people at this location. However, since the population's preference for textile floor coverings decreased sharply over the decades in favor of easier-care and more durable materials (laminate), production was reduced more and more over the years, and at some point in the 2010s, an application for insolvency was filed, and the factory was finally closed in 2016.....(more)


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New Video: Soviet Fighter Control Center | 01/2024


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Tour Report: Farmhouse "Biker's Heaven" [DK]

Published 2024-02-17

Abandoned Farmhouse in Denmark

Our first location that day had been a complete success, and after discovering the beautiful VW Beetle in that old barn, we didn't think this place could be topped by any other.

As it turned out, we were wrong.

I had heard about another farm house in the same area that allegedly had a lot of motorcycles in and around it. To put it this way was completely understating the facts.

But let's start from the top.

After finishing the first exploration, we took a quick coffee break at the car and checked our map for possibilities in the area. There were quite a few spots that we hadn't seen yet, but the "Motorcycle Farm" caught our attention....(more)


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