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Glossop, England

B-29 'Over Exposed' Crash Site

The wreck of a B-29 Superfortress now stands as a memorial left in the moors.
Loriga, Portugal

Torre da Estrela

This tower once served as a radar station during the Cold War.
Kapaʻa, Hawaii

Kapa’a Japanese Stone Lantern

This monument built by Japanese American immigrants spent decades underground.
Wanlockhead, Scotland

Wanlockhead Beam Engine

The last water-powered beam pumping engine in Britain.
New York, New York

14th Street-Union Square Moving Platforms

The only subway station in the city that still makes use of gap fillers.
Derbyshire, England

England's 'ER' Plantations

The patches of trees pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II.
Gaithersburg, Maryland

DeSellum Family Cemetery

This small cemetery remains hidden behind a recreation center.
Congleton, England

Little Moreton Hall

This logic-defying 16th-century Tudor manor still stands to the delight and astonishment of onlookers.
Staffordshire, England

The Hanbury Crater

The site of one of the largest non-nuclear explosions in history, created when a massive bomb dump accidentally exploded.
Hucknall, England

Church of St. Mary Magdalene

Lord Byron's embalmed body lies within this medieval church.
Nottinghamshire, England

Linby Docks

A blunder resulted in these charming stone-lined streams becoming the target of a Nazi bombing.
Birmingham, England

Warstone Lane Cemetery Catacombs

A hidden gem in the middle of the city's infamous Jewelry Quarter.
South Yorkshire, England

Dale Dyke Dam Marker and Memorials

The collapse of the brand-new dam caused one of the worst floods in British history.
Weston, England

Hawkstone Park

Created hundreds of years ago, the magical follies and landscapes at this park were almost lost to time before being restored.
Manchester, England

Guardian Telephone Exchange Tunnels

This nondescript building hides an entrance to an underground nuclear tunnel system.
Manchester, England

Mayfield Railway Station

Manchester's abandoned train depot lingers in a post-industrial purgatory.
Manchester, England

Victoria Baths

These lovely Turkish-styled baths were brought back to life after winning a reality show competition.
Ashbourne, England

Royal Shrovetide Football Match

This wild game of "football" between two sections of an English town has been staged every year for countless centuries.
Tissington, England

Derbyshire Well Dressing

The tradition of using flowers to decorate wells is once again thriving in England.
Staffordshire, England

Lud's Church

This haunting stone chasm is a hotbed of mossy rock and English legend.
Cheadle, England

Les Oakes and Sons Architectural Reclamation Yard

Inside this reclamation yard is a unique collection of horse-drawn vehicles.
Cheshire East, England

Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker

On a site with a long military history, a 1980s shelter.