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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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

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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.

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

One Comment

  1. lostinthought68
    lostinthought68 ·

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

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