From Ruins to Renewal: Exploring Abandoned Places Reclaimed by the Wild

By Jack Ripley | May 7, 2024

Nothing to see here, just an abandoned Tu-144 super-sonic passenger jet in the backyard on the outskirts of Kazan City.

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Why would someone park a TU-144 supersonic passenger jet in their backyard? And better yet, why would they abandon it? It appears that someone was trying to hide it for some reason. It was first discovered by people just passing by. Then word got out and photographers began showing up taking pictures and videos, some by way of drones. Some even took videos of actually starting it up and activating certain moving parts so it actually still works, at least partially. It's amazing what some people keep in their backyard.

Abandoned Yellow House in Nova Scotia

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The picture of this old abandoned yellow house looks like something you would see in an old suspenseful movie like Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds."  With all the dandelions and the house being yellow (needs a good paint job), you would really have to like the color yellow to live there.  It was probably abandoned though, not because of the color yellow, but because of the economy in the area.  A lot of communities in Nova Scotia lacked opportunity for growth so when the children would grow up and leave for greener pastures, there was no one to leave the homes to; and, consequently, would end up being abandoned once the parents passed away.