Join the race for amazing prizes and everlasting glory and submit your finest photos to our ongoing competitions such as Leap of Faith. Good luck!

Three Abandoned Engine Sheds in Stralsund, Germany

2013-10-10 1

While preparing for this year’s vacation, I stumbled across three abandoned engine sheds close to the train station in Stralsund, Germany. I decided to explore this spot.

As I was looking at the map of the town of Stralsund, Germany, where we spent our holidays, I found three huge half round buildings, close to the train station. Further investigation showed that these buildings were old engine sheds used for steam locomotives.

Credits: inrod

One evening, on the way back to our apartment, we stopped by, to explore the site. I parked the car on a small road, left my family there, and went off.

Credits: inrod

As suggested by the road sign, I walked over the bridge across the tracks, scared that the bridge could collapse. On the bridge, I got a nice view of the train station and the trains waiting there for departure.

Credits: inrod

However, the passing trains put you in some risk. If the train driver spots you, he will call the police and you’re in trouble. So, I made sure that I’m out of sight from the tracks that are still in use.

Credits: inrod

As I reached the engine sheds, I walked around shed number two to get to one of the turntables.

Credits: inrod

It’s a pity, the turntables have been demolished long time ago.

Credits: inrod

All doors and windows have been closed thoroughly. That way I could not enter one of the buildings. While taking the last pictures in an open spot, a train passed by. Now, it was time to leave. I took one last shot then left.

Credits: inrod

written by inrod on 2013-10-10 #places #abandoned-building #urbex #lomography #lc-a #engine-shed #spooky #urban-adventures #location

One Comment

  1. lostinthought68
    lostinthought68 ·

    Cool, Like you I would have gone in to explore it as well. Nice photos.

More Interesting Articles

  • Travel Stories: The Bolivian Highlands by lonur

    written by lomographymagazine on 2015-08-25 #places
    Travel Stories: The Bolivian Highlands by lonur

    My wife and I suffered a family loss in October 2013 so we decided to shift things around and have a celebration of life—a wedding, actually—to associate our loss with the beginning of something positive and memorable. We have been together for nearly 13 years and after getting married, we headed off on a three-month trip to South America and a few other stops to complete a round-the-world loop back to Australia.

    2015-08-25 11
  • Travel Stories: The Sahara Desert by lomonina

    written by lomographymagazine on 2015-12-01 #places
    Travel Stories: The Sahara Desert by lomonina

    I have been constantly returning to the Sahara, and my last visit was the fifth in a row. Every visit was full of excitement and surprises. I feel like this place has become my second home. This year, I decided to travel there for a fortnight.

    2015-12-01 10
  • The World According to Herr Willie: Ilha de Marajó

    written by wil6ka on 2015-11-08 #places
    The World According to Herr Willie: Ilha de Marajó

    Brazil is an awesome country for traveling. There's so much to explore, each place very different from one another. It will definitely take a stretch of trips just to get to know this this South American pearl. I finished my copa tour last year in Marajó, the island of bulls—it just might be an eternal highlight for me.

    2015-11-08 9
  • Shop News

    Lomo'Instant Reykjavik Edition

    Lomo'Instant Reykjavik Edition

    Inspired by the Icelandic midnight sky, get endless creativity, take multiple exposed instant snapshots, experiment with long exposure and light painting shots!

  • Photo Stories: Mirror 01 by werriston

    written by lomographymagazine on 2015-10-10
    Photo Stories: Mirror 01 by werriston

    Sometimes, being impulsive leads to crazy yet sweet chances worthy of the silverscreen. Take for example werriston's whirlwind romance that all started when he decided to leave his number to a beautiful girl while on vacation in New York back in 2011.

    2015-10-10 3
  • Jack Lowe: Behind the Scenes of Lifeboat Station Project with the LC-Wide

    written by Lomography London on 2016-03-30 #people
    Jack Lowe: Behind the Scenes of Lifeboat Station Project with the LC-Wide

    Last year we gave Jack Lowe an LC-Wide to document his work in progress for Lifeboat Station Project, a wetplate collodion record of every RNLI Station in the UK.

    2016-03-30 2
  • Janne Parviainen: Light Magician

    written by mpflawer on 2015-12-17 #videos #people
    Janne Parviainen: Light Magician

    Janne Parviainen is a 35-year-old artist from Helsinki, Finland. He is both a painter and a photographer but sometimes, he swaps his painting tools for light and creates illuminated pieces of art. Abandoned places are his favorite places for shoots because, according to him, "there's so much lived life and stories in abandoned places, they are the lost diaries and photos turned to dust of lives that once bloomed."

    2015-12-17 8
  • Shop News

    Save 15% on Lomography Film when bought with the Lubitel!

    Save 15% on Lomography Film when bought with the Lubitel!

    This beautiful camera features such ability to let users choose and switch between 35mm or 120 formats! Shoot more, save more! Get 15% discount on Lomography Films when you purchase film with the Lubitel camera!

  • Photographic Pairs

    written by lomographymagazine on 2016-01-27
    Photographic Pairs

    When a photographer encounters a pair, an instinct rushes in, "Is this a special, intimate moment I just stumbled on?" Or else, those accidents of two objects, two birds, two swaying plants camping together especially for your photo. This might not be the case, but it's still a pleasant thing for patterns and quirks to find their way into an everyday shot.

    2016-01-27
  • Top 5 UK Events in 2015: Number 5

    written by Lomography London on 2015-12-24 #news
    Top 5 UK Events in 2015: Number 5

    As the year comes to a close, Lomography Soho looks back and makes a countdown of the Top 5 events that happened in 2015. At the number 5 spot is the Serendipity Exhibition by one of our most prolific community shooters,Toby Mason.

    2015-12-24 1
  • Lomo LC-A Moments (Part 2)

    written by Eunice Abique on 2016-06-20
    Lomo LC-A Moments (Part 2)

    Over the years, the LC-A evolved into a quiet witness to touching moments. A constant companion on life-changing events. A trusty keeper of once-in-a-lifetime memories. For its 32nd birthday, lomographers from across the globe narrate how this analog wonder became a part of their own history.

    2016-06-20 9
  • Shop News

    LomoLab Europe has moved!

    LomoLab Europe has moved!

    The LomoLab EU has moved and is now open for business! Analogue lovers from Austria, Germany, Spain, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxenbourg, and the rest of Europe can send their films to: Lomographische AG LomoLAB Kaiserstrasse 34/12 1070 WIen Austria However, if you're based in Germany - and you don't mind a longer waiting time, you can still send your rolls for processing to: Lifesmyle Store Berlin - LomoLAB Friedrichstraße 133 10117 Berlin Germany

  • Trending Albums of January 2016

    written by lomography on 2016-01-29 #news
    Trending Albums of January 2016

    Sightseeing around an icy paradise, ghost hunting on an abandoned site, day trip to a pristine beach - these are just some of the adventures that are in store for you in this recap. Come closer and be inspired to document yours!

    2016-01-29 8
  • Human Desires through the Lens: An Interview with Nathalie Daoust (NSFW)

    written by Teresa Sutter on 2016-02-15 #people
    Human Desires through the Lens: An Interview with Nathalie Daoust (NSFW)

    Artist Nathalie Daoust dives into unknown realms to explore questions around escapism. For her project “Tokyo Hotel Story” she was granted exclusive access to the Alpha-In, one of Tokyo’s biggest love hotels and spent several months photographing the dominatrixes who work there. In the following interview, she talks to Lomography about sexuality across cultures and the importance of darkroom experiments in her creative process.

    2016-02-15
  • Germany in Analog - Show fotoforum and Lomography your Hometown on Film

    written by zonderbar on 2015-12-18 #news
    Germany in Analog - Show fotoforum and Lomography your Hometown on Film

    North or South, East or West - in every corner of Germany you can find analog photography lovers. Lomography brings them together and shows their pictures to a worldwide community. With this rumble we want to get to know you a little better. Show Lomography and fotoforum where you come from, capture your hometown on film and win a one-year subscription of fotoforum magazine as well as a Lomo LC-A 120 camera. Please note: This competition is only for users from Germany, Austria or Switzerland.

    2015-12-18