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Empire in decay: Military Airfield - East Germany.

Soviet Ghosts: an Empire in decay - in pictures

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Palisades Amusement Park was an amusement park located in Bergen County, New Jersey, across the Hudson River from New York City. It was situated atop the New Jersey Palisades lying partly in Cliffside Park and partly in Fort Lee. The park operated from 1898 until 1971, remaining one of the most visited amusement parks in the country near the end of its existence.

Palisades Amusement Park - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Route 66 - Palomino Motel, Tucumcari, New Mexico. In fine sepia.

Frank Romeo - Route 66 Bw Artwork

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Route 66 Gallup New Mexico Earls Restaurant 1973 Petley Publisher My beloved grandfather Earl Nelson, 1910-2011 bet you never guessed you'd have been on Pinterest!

August Sander. Road workers (Ruhrgebeit)

The spiral arms of galaxy M106

Astronomy Picture of the Day

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Ibex Building, London -Designed by Fuller and Foulsham and opened in 1937

Ibex Building, London -Designed by Fuller and... — Architecture

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Diggerland (New Jersey) uses actual modified construction equipment for its amusement rides.

in the early 1950s programs were started to issue dog-tags to children. There was concern that in the event of a surprise atomic attack it would be difficult to identify the millions of children killed while at school.

Retro Italian Racing Posters by Michael Crampton, via Behance

The Darjeeling Toy Train covers the 80 km that separate Jalpaiguri from Darjeeling in eight hours, at an average speed of 10 km per hour – perfect for those who appreciate life in the slow lane.

Abandoned mine in Eisden, Belgium

colliery Kempense Steenkolenmijnen Siége d'Eisden

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Food for the Soul - The Photo Society

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Hitler’s Monumental Miscalculation by Malise Ruthven | NYRblog | The New York Review of Books. A German bunker with added chimney and barbecue grill at La Plage du Metro near Tarnos, Aquitaine, France.

Hitler’s Monumental Miscalculation by Malise Ruthven

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