Mary Kathleen was once a bustling mining centre in north-western Queensland, Australia however the mining industry declined and the town was left abandoned.
In 2007, ahead of Romania’s adherence to the European Union, conscription was abolished, leading to the reduction of their military personnel to a fraction of its previous size.
Ever Gotesco Mall in Caloocan City, The Philippines was burned to the ground on March 17th 2012 and after a fire that burned for 20 hours, was abandoned and declared a no-go area.
Walter E. Fernald State School was opened in 1948 as the Massachusetts School for Idiotic Children. Although still open, much of it has been abandoned.
The original Aldgate East station opened in 1884 however, when the London Underground system was being expanded, the entire station was moved 170 metres to its current location.
Meridian TV Studios was part of The Television Centre in Southampton, England which it shared with TVS and Southern. The site was built in 1967 and closed in 2004. It was finally demolished in 2008.
The Imperial Baths were built in 1927 in the spa town of Sharon Springs in New York State. Popularity of tourism in the area declined over the years and today, Imperial Baths lies abandoned.
The National Gas Turbine Establishment (NGTE Pyestock) in Fleet was the UK’s focal site for developing and testing gas turbines and jet engines but it was decommissioned and abandoned in 2000.
When coalition forces invaded Iraq in 2003, the Air Force retreated, leaving many of their planes abandoned in the desert.
Byron Hot Springs was a hotel resort and retreat in Byron, California and was well known as a place of sanctuary for movie stars and athletes in the early 1900s.