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  13:17:16  19 January 2018
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On forum: 11/04/2008

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(2) Project Riese and Complex Osówka

I actually recently saw an hour long program on TV about this area. It's focus was the search for the mythical "Nazi Gold Train" and the efforts of several Polish locals that they believed it was in this same area.
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Yeah I was reminded of that train too. After it was mentioned in the news, things got very quiet:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nazi_gold_train


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The dig was halted after seven days when no tracks, tunnel or train were found.[23] The radar images thought to have been the train were revealed to be natural ice formations. An official from the town admitted tourism was up 44% for the year, and said "the publicity the town has gotten in the global media is worth roughly around $200 million. Our annual budget for promotion is $380,000, so think about that. Whether the explorers find anything or not, that gold train has already arrived." The town mayor was considering naming a roundabout after Koper and Richter.[23]

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  01:17:49  20 January 2018
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Hey, can you delete those other two posts since you've combined them here on a post that we can keep adding to? Thanks.

I've always been fascinated about stuff like the two subjects you've posted about. Military, Historical and/or Urban Exploration topics have always been personal interests of mine.

Had you heard about those crazy tunnels in Odessa, Ukraine or that poor girl that died down there?

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  12:40:01  20 January 2018
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Oh, didn't know you could delete topics (despite being a forum member for a decade). I could only find one of them, maybe Don Reba took the other one.

Never heard of the Odessa tunnels before.
  12:49:30  20 January 2018
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Here's a fascinating South African cave: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rising_Star_Cave#Discovery_of_fossils_in_"Dinaledi_Chamber" --Looking at the cross-section, it seems odd that people would have dragged dead bodies all the way in there. Maybe they simply got lost one at the time over the centuries?

If you enjoy claustrophobic cave exploration I can also recommend this fantasy novel: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/876771.Styx
  03:44:32  21 January 2018
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That's a fascinating link about that Cave. The thing I always think about is their primitive means of lighting. You have a torch and nothing better. If it goes out and you can't get it relit, you are truly screwed. Especially in a Cave like that with it's narrow passages and it's steep incline dropping into the final chamber.

You just don't realize how crazy exploring that is in ancient times until you see this video:

Inside the Rising Star Cave
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JPnmVUcVOhM

First Look Inside the Fossil Cave (Expedition Update) | National Geographic
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9mXu1BWI6A

Imagine going in there with the thought your lighting could go out at any moment, especially if there's a strong air current blowing it out.

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  01:42:50  22 January 2018
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30 Cities Around the World That No Longer Exist
http://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/smart-living/30-cities-around-the-world-that-no-longer-exist/ss-BBGHJvf?li=BBnb7Kz&ocid=AARDHP

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  16:05:07  25 January 2018
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Frozen in time: abandoned hotels and resorts
http://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/article/frozen-in-time-abandoned-hotels-and-resorts/ss-AAtXvW1?li=BBnb7Kz&ocid=AARDHP

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  20:44:13  25 January 2018
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One of those slides linked to http://www.preciousdecay.com/
  21:33:01  25 January 2018
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Yep. A Lot of good stuff there like this:

MILITARY & STATE:
http://www.preciousdecay.com/Preciousdecay-Photo-Stream/Urban-Exploration/MILITARY-STATE/

TS

 

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