• Garages, Shops and Petrol stations,  Oklahoma

    The whale car wash

    Built on the corner of Northwest 50th Street and North Meridian Avenue, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma around 1970 Not much is known about the eye caching structure, and today it has been torn down, so any information would be more than welcome. According to pictures it seems to have been built in concrete, with a large opening in each ends. If you have any information about the whale car wash, please leave a comment below.

  • Factories,  India

    Bengal Enamel Works LTD

    Bengal Enamel Works Limited had a large factory just outside Calcutta. They produced a long row of enamel signs and products. The Indian army bought their Enamel plates from Bengal Enamel Works, and the factory also produced the “ESSO Elephant…

  • Lascaux cavepainings
    Caves,  France

    Lascaux caves

    Rediscovered by 18 year old Marcel Ravidat, on the 12th of September 1940, when his dog fell into a hole in the ground.He returned with three friends and discovered a 15 metre shaft, that led to a cave full of…

  • The remains of the Kinzua bridge
    Pennsylvania,  Trains, Tracks and Stations

    Kinzua Bridge

    The Kinzua Bridge was hailed as the “Eighth wonder of the world”, when it was built in 1882. Back then it was the tallest bridge in the world. A record it only held in two years. The original bridge was…

  • Castles, Forts and Military complexes,  England

    RAF Stenigot

    RAF base built in 1938, and was a part of the “Chain Home Network” during the second world war. In the beginning the radar consisted of eight tower antennae. Four transmitters and four receivers. There were used to detect incoming…

  • Michigan,  Ships, Submarines and Harbors


    A 49m long wooden bulk freighter, built in 1872, as a double decked wooden bulk freighter, and christened Ira H. Owen.It was built by Linn and Craig in Gibraltar, Michigan.In 1882 it was rebuilt as a single decked lumber carrier,…

  • Japan,  Powerplants


    Fukushima is a Japanese prefecture, with a population of almost 2.000.000 inhabitants, but didn’t get much attention before the “2011 Tōhoku earthquake” and the following tsunami, that ultimately resulted in a partial nuclear meltdown at the “Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power…