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Series pic no.18.... In the early 1900’s, it took a skeleton crew of 150 workers to keep the Sloss Furnaces fed during the long “graveyard shift.” Temperatures in the plant often reached or exceeded 120 degrees (Farenheit) during the Alabama summer months. It was literally hellish for laborers to work the furnaces in such heat with lack of sleep, and poor nighttime visibility. It was not uncommon for workers to meet their deaths in the furnaces. Sloss Furnaces (1882 -1971) is one of America’s haunted places. . . #haunted #hauntedplaces #hauntedhistory #sloss_furnaces #riversofsteel #blastfurnace #blastfurnaces #industrialrevolution #industriallandscape #industrialization #factories #atlasobscura #offthebeatenpath #ig_adventures #historicsite #historicplaces #ironworks #coolplaces #roadsideamerica #bygoneera #natureandindustry #goexplore #neverstopexploring #rust_of_our_world #flaming_rust #myrustyfix #trb_rusty #urbanscenery #lovetherust #longago
Patterns of the ice beach. Some abstract shot with #djidrone
Dreaming about the crystal waters off the coast of #Exmouth , #WesternAustralia ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ From an #ultralight #flight over the world's largest fringe #reef
Series pic no.14... Who knew industrial pipe design could be so beautiful and interesting. It boggles the mind to think of the engineers who design and build these huge plants. Every pipe going to and from somewhere and carrying God knows what at Sloss Furnaces, Birmingham, Alabama. Built in 1882 and defunct since 1971. . . #sloss_furnaces #riversofsteel #blastfurnace #blastfurnaces #industrialrevolution #industriallandscape #industrialization #factories #atlasobscura #offthebeatenpath #ig_adventures #historicsite #historicplaces #ironworks #coolplaces #roadsideamerica #bythewayside #longago #olddays #oldstructure #bygoneera #natureandindustry #goexplore #neverstopexploring #rust_of_our_world #flaming_rust
Wenn der Kühlturm eine neue Definition von runterkühlen bekommt!❄️❄️❄️ Im ungarischen Schneegestöber versucht mit @janickebert keine Fußspuren zu hinterlassen.👣 Viele Grüße an @jakob721 und @peter.m.mayrhofer die wir vor Ort getroffen haben! . . ===================================== #wasteland_outlaw #urbex_lady #urbex_underground #illgrammers #zone_of_decay #jj_urbex #urbanexploring #g_s_i #discarded_butnot_forgotten #abandoned_addiction #abandonedindustry #bando_hunters #bandorebelz #kings_abandoned #darkness_explorers #exploreeverything #infinity_unguarded #abandon_seekers_ #urbex_supreme #ig_adventures #itsabandoned #streetframe #welcometwoneverland #renegade_abandoned #team_urbex #all2epic #abandonedafterdark #coolingtower =====================================
Series pic no.11... Sloss Furnaces, 1882-1971, Birmingham, Alabama. I remember long ago when I was a small girl, my Dad used to sing an old folk song- the “Rock Island Line” which was about a freight train carrying ‘Pig Iron.’ As a child, I had no idea what 🐷 pig Iron was but I got a bang out of Dad singing the lines of the conductor...” I got Pig Iron! I Got Pig Iron...” and that memory came rushing back as my husband and I explored the Sloss Furnaces Pig iron plant, arelic of the industrial revolution, as much as it is a relic memory of my childhood 50 yrs ago. 🐷 . . #sloss_furnaces #riversofsteel #blastfurnace #blastfurnaces #industrialrevolution #industriallandscape #industrialization #factories #atlasobscura #offthebeatenpath #ig_adventures #historicsite #historicplaces #ironworks #coolplaces #roadsideamerica #bythewayside #longago #olddays #oldstructure #bygoneera #landmark #lostplacesphotography #goexplore #historic #historicplace #alabama #neverstopexploring
Series pic no.10.....Sloss Furnaces, Birmingham, Alabama. Built in 1882 and defunct since 1971. Only God knows what content of metallic miasma is in this cesspool runoff but the green vegetation thrives on it. It’s hiding a canal of water (note reflection) beneath the green fuzzy surface. I think the vibrant green adds a nice punch of color to the photo but I wouldn’t want to fall in there. . . #sloss_furnaces #riversofsteel #blastfurnace #blastfurnaces #industrialrevolution #industriallandscape #industrialization #factories #atlasobscura #offthebeatenpath #ig_adventures #historicsite #historicplaces #ironworks #coolplaces #roadsideamerica #bythewayside #longago #olddays #oldstructure #bygoneera #natureandindustry #goexplore #neverstopexploring #rust_of_our_world #flaming_rust #myrustyfix #trb_rusty #loverust #lovetherust
#2019 is gonna be my year. Can't wait for the road ahead. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Anybody else feeling like this year is it?! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Let's do this 💪🏼
Series pic no.9 ... Built in 1882 and defunct since 1971, the Sloss Furnaces has seen some reclamation by Mother Nature such as on this sheer wall in this open air shaft. It’s rather like a vertical garden, don’t you think? And thriving without any human care. . . #sloss_furnaces #riversofsteel #blastfurnace #blastfurnaces #industrialrevolution #industriallandscape #industrialization #factories #atlasobscura #offthebeatenpath #ig_adventures #historicsite #historicplaces #ironworks #coolplaces #roadsideamerica #bythewayside #longago #olddays #oldstructure #bygoneera #natureandindustry #goexplore #neverstopexploring
Series pic no. 8. Birmingham, Alabama. One of the biggest pig iron producers in the USA, the Sloss Furnaces (1882-1971) helped pave the way of the Industrial Revolution. Almost overnight, Birmingham, Alabama, grew to a metropolis and became known as “the Magic City.” Ahem. Really? I am not sure who decided on the term Magic. That seems a bit too romantic, don’t you think? . . . #sloss_furnaces #riversofsteel #blastfurnace #blastfurnaces #industrialrevolution #industriallandscape #industrialization #factories #atlasobscura #offthebeatenpath #ig_adventures #historicsite #historicplaces #ironworks #coolplaces #roadsideamerica #bythewayside #longago #olddays #oldstructure #bygoneera #rustystuff #rust_of_our_world #flaming_rust #myrustyfix #trb_rusty #loverust #lovetherust #iloverust #rustorbust
Series pic no. 7. Sloss Furnaces, 1882-1971, Birmingham, Alabama. *** It’s interesting how “pig” iron got it’s name. 🐷Pig iron is a very preliminary and crude iron product that’s not good for much (very brittle as it’s made up of a high carbon content) until it is processed further in another stage. The pig iron was smelted and poured into sand forms that were shaped as ingots branching off a larger mother source looking much like piglets suckling off the mother sow. Hence the term “pig” iron. And that is today’s SLOSS Furnaces history lesson, boys and girls! 🐷🐖🐷🐖🐷 . . . #sloss_furnaces #riversofsteel #blastfurnace #blastfurnaces #industrialrevolution #industriallandscape #industrialization #factories #atlasobscura #offthebeatenpath #ig_adventures #historicsite #historicplaces #ironworks #coolplaces #roadsideamerica #bythewayside #longago #olddays #oldstructure #bygoneera #rustystuff #rust_of_our_world #flaming_rust #myrustyfix #trb_rusty #loverust #lovetherust #iloverust #rustorbust
Quando vi ele a primeira ideia que veio na minha mente foi batizar de Caracol Onça. Achei uma fofura. Ele é muitooo pequeno menos de 5 milímetros ♥️🌱🐌 When I saw him the first idea that came into my mind was to baptize Jaguar Snail. I found a cuteness. He is veryoo small under 5mm.♥️🌱🐌 #natgeocreative #nature #naturelovers #thephotosociety #picoftheday #trilhas #hiking #trekking #trilheiros #aventura #montanhismo #japragazeta #ig_parananafoto #curitiba #paraná #adventure #hike #guepardoaventura #trilhandomontanhas #natgeo #macro #macrophotography #ig_adventures #hike #hiker #climbing #tônarpc #ig_parana #quechua #nautika #compartilheonossoparaná
River Rides 🏞🚣‍♂️
Series pic no. 7. Hey kids! Remember playing the *Chutes and Ladders* board game? This here is the new and improved interactive version for adults! That’s correct! Chutes, ladders, pipelines, catwalks, and iron melting furnaces. Fun, fun, at Sloss Furnaces in Birmingham, Alabama. . . . #sloss_furnaces #riversofsteel #blastfurnace #blastfurnaces #atlasobscura #offthebeatenpath #ig_adventures #historicsite #historicplaces #ironworks #lonelyplace #coolplaces #roadsideamerica #bythewayside #longago #olddays #oldstructure #bygoneera #rustystuff #rust_of_our_world #flaming_rust #myrustyfix #trb_rusty #loverust #lovetherust #iloverust #rustorbust #rustyphoto #flaming_rust #lostplacesphotography
Tested in all conditions #himalilife 📸 @petej.ohnson 🧗🏻‍♂️ @joeyanderson2123
Series pic no.3... “Helloooo down there!” This huge, creepy, concrete pipe is big enough for an adult to crawl in. Where does it go? What was it used for? Being on our own exploring the plant there was nobody to ask. Sloss Furnaces, though not exactly abandoned, is a relic of the industrial revolution. This pig-iron producing blast furnace operated from 1882-1971 before closing operations forevermore. Birmingham, Alabama. . . #sloss_furnaces #riversofsteel #blastfurnace #blastfurnaces #atlasobscura #offthebeatenpath #ig_adventures #historicsite #historicplaces #ironworks #lonelyplace #coolplaces #roadsideamerica #bythewayside #longago #olddays #oldstructure #bygoneera #rustystuff #rust_of_our_world #flaming_rust #myrustyfix #trb_rusty #loverust #lovetherust #iloverust #rustorbust #rustyphoto #flaming_rust #lostplacesphotography
Series pic no.2. Venturing in. Once inside the Sloss Furnaces plant in Birmingham, Alabama, it’s difficult to decide which direction to start exploring. There’s just so much and the site is so huge. We worried slightly about losing one another. There seemed to be very few restricted areas or locked doors. It was wonderful. . . . #sloss_furnaces #riversofsteel #blastfurnace #blastfurnaces #atlasobscura #offthebeatenpath #ig_adventures #historicsite #historicplaces #ironworks #lonelyplace #coolplaces #roadsideamerica #bythewayside #longago #olddays #oldstructure #bygoneera #rustystuff #rust_of_our_world #flaming_rust #myrustyfix #trb_rusty #loverust #lovetherust #iloverust #rustorbust #rustyphoto #flaming_rust #lostplacesphotography
I'm very lucky to have such a close relationship with my #family . I was extra lucky this year because they all came to California for Christmas. - We live far away from each other (my sister @mpirottern in Chicago, my parents in Kansas where I grew up), but no matter what we stay close. So grateful for them in my life. - From a moment with sister @mpirottern on another trip to #California —in one of our favorite places—the #Redwoods .
Fresh light of a new day (or new year). A sign of a fresh start with new opportunities. . Happy new years everyone (I know, im a bit late on the happy new years post but oh well). . . @natgeo @natgeotravel @natgeoyourshot @1natureshot #1natureshot #adventure #earthfocus #earthshotz #southafrica #seesouthafrica #travel #ig_captures #ig_explorer #ig_adventures #landscapephotography #africansunrise #sunrise_sunset_photogroup #sunrise_pics #newday #newyear #2019 @wonderlust.southafrica #instagood
A cloudy but adventurous day in Geneva. We toured the International Red Cross Museum which provided confronting insights into the lives of those affected by war in countries such as Sudan, Burkina Faso and Eritrea, and how the United Nations plays a part in humanitarian assistance under the Geneva Convention. We toured the flag-lined Palais des Nations in front of the United Nations Office building and the popular broken chair. Later, I found the main shopping district and that's the end of that story! . . . . #internationalredcross #museumsofswitzerland #swisspass #swisslife #ig_europe #ig_lifestyles #ig_switzerland #unitednations #palaisdesnations #geneva #travelgram #livingmybestlife #getoutdoors #femmetravel #instatravel #instatravellife #wonderlust #ilukaguestaccommodation #jervisbaytoeurope #winterineurope #bridge #graffiti #genevaislikeparis #justwithouttheeiffeltower #brokenchair #ig_adventures #ig_explore #whynot
No. 1 in a series... An aweinspiring sight, the Sloss Furnaces, though not exactly abandoned, is a relic of the industrial revolution. This pig-iron producing blast furnace operated from 1882-1971 before closing operations forevermore. It has since become a national landmark. In 2015 my husband and I were on a road trip from Chicago to New Orleans and while passing through Birmingham, Alabama, we saw the Sloss national landmark sign on the roadside. Curious, I googled it and we were on our way to a new adventure. Luckily for us there was only one other couple there during the hours we spent exploring the site and we only spotted them twice in the distance. It was exciting and eerie to be left on our own to wander at will, but sooo cool. A definite highlight of our trip! . . . #sloss_furnaces #riversofsteel #blastfurnace #blastfurnaces #atlasobscura #offthebeatenpath #ig_adventures #historicsite #historicplaces #ironworks #lonelyplace #coolplaces #roadsideamerica #bythewayside #longago #olddays #oldstructure #bygoneera #rustystuff #rust_of_our_world #flaming_rust #myrustyfix #trb_rusty #loverust #lovetherust #iloverust #rustorbust #rustyphoto #flaming_rust #lostplacesphotography
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The #winter blues aren't so bad when you can get some green ❇️ - I definitely recommend #Tromso as a destination to try and catch #northernlights . Great town, clear skies, and with just an easy drive outside the city, you can get views like these.
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