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 | March 29, 2023

“Garages, barns and attics are always older than the buildings to which they are attached.”

(Leonard Cohen)

Abandoned Mansion in Germany
Abandoned Mansion in Germany


Children's Hospital W. [Re-Edit]

Kinderkrankenhaus Weißensee

The history of this abandoned hospital began pompously, and it could be celebrated as a great sociopolitical success.

Because there was a high infant and child mortality rate at the beginning of the 20th century, cities and communities feared a rapid decline in the number of infants. At the time, the local municipal representatives decided to build Prussia's first municipally run infant and children's hospital. The district , to which the town belonged at the time, contributed to the financing.


The hospital was designed by the municipal architect in 1909......(more)

Farmhouse "Oldtimer" [DK]

Abandoned Farmhouse in Denmark

There is no historical information regarding this abandoned farmhouse in Denmark.


In total, more than thirty vintage cars can be found on the premises, ranging from a Mercedes-Benz 170 over BMW  2000CS to NSU Prinz and Volvo Amazon as well as various other models.....(more)

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Tour Report: Railway Repair Factory "Green Desert"

Published 2023-03-23

Abandoned Railway Repair Factory in Germany

In June 2019, we visited a good friend in the northeastern part of Germany, and on the second day of our weekend vacation, we went to explore a few abandoned locations.

Since the first location was only twenty minutes away, we took our time and had a nice long breakfast before leaving at around 11am.

The place was easy to find, and we quickly found a parking place that didn't kake us look suspicious. The problem was getting in. On the one sinde was an active railway area, and on the other sides were industrial buildings. There was a fence, and we hoped for an opening somewhere, but there was no way in.

We had to climb over the main gate....(more)

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