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Unoccupied Buildings, Shacks, and Cabins
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Every building has a story, every building had a purpose, if you do any amount of exploring you have probably come across an old ranchers camp, an old abandoned miners cabin, or something like that, these are what this category is all about.
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What this category is not: It is not for old gas stations, hotels, cafes, and the like. It is not for barns and other buildings on Farms. It is not for Ghost Towns. Waymarks for this category should be in an out of the way place that is not traveled daily.
Instructions for Posting a Unoccupied Buildings, Shacks, and Cabins Waymark:
From 11th June 2015 we won't be accepting buildings in total ruin. To create a waymark in this category, you must record the actual location of a the abandoned structure. To be accepted, the waymark must meet the following criteria:
  • 1. You must provide coordinates taken at the location.
  • 2. You must provide one or more quality pictures of the location or the object. Neither you nor your GPSr need to be in the picture. In fact, it is preferable that you aren't in it. Mark it as the default image. Additional photographs are requested, but not required.
  • 3. The building must be abandoned but NOT in a total ruin and not marked as a tourist attraction (no historical markers, signs, etc).
  • 4. Narrative Description -- Please include as much information about the location you are waymarking as you can-- its history, significance of its name, etc. -- whatever is applicable.
  • 5. Naming -- Provide the name, followed by the closest city, state and country. Example: Lost Hospital - Viana do Castelo, Portugal.
  • 6. Language -- Versions in any language are welcomed but an integral version in English is MANDATORY.
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    Please provide a photo of you and/or your GPS at the site.
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    Unoccupied Buildings, Shacks, and CabinsStark Cabin - Louisiana, MO

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    Built as their home in 1841, then moved and converted to a museum, then moved and abandoned...

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

    location: Mississippi

    date approved: 10/27/2019

    last visited: never

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    Unoccupied Buildings, Shacks, and CabinsStructure - Wellsville Cemetery - Wellsville, MO

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    Strange little house....

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

    location: Missouri

    date approved: 9/13/2019

    last visited: never

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    Unoccupied Buildings, Shacks, and CabinsBorder Police Outpost - Culatra, Portugal

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    A set of abandoned buildings allegedly used in the past by the border police

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

    location: Faro, Portugal

    date approved: 8/15/2019

    last visited: never

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    Unoccupied Buildings, Shacks, and CabinsCamborne Council and Fire Station- Camborne, Cornwall,UK

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    The Old Camborne Urban District Council Chambers with Fire Station, now lies empty and shuttered up.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MoreOutdoor

    location: South West England, United Kingdom

    date approved: 8/12/2019

    last visited: 8/12/2019

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    Unoccupied Buildings, Shacks, and CabinsAbandoned Farm (II) - Paderne, Portugal

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    An abandoned farm near the town of Paderne, in Southern Algarve.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

    location: Faro, Portugal

    date approved: 8/4/2019

    last visited: never

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    Unoccupied Buildings, Shacks, and CabinsAbandoned Farm (I) - Paderne, Portugal

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    An abandoned farm near the town of Paderne, in Southern Algarve.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

    location: Faro, Portugal

    date approved: 8/4/2019

    last visited: never

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    Unoccupied Buildings, Shacks, and CabinsOld Buffalo Valley school, Lewis County, TN

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    In the 1930s and early 40s this was the local school. Later it was used for a church.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tnwave

    location: Tennessee

    date approved: 6/29/2019

    last visited: 7/1/2019

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    Unoccupied Buildings, Shacks, and CabinsFormer workers house - Tiengemeten (NL)

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    Former workers house on the island Tiengemeten.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Axel-F

    location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

    date approved: 6/26/2019

    last visited: 6/23/2019

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    Unoccupied Buildings, Shacks, and CabinsFormer potato storage - Tiengemeten (NL)

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    Former workers potato storage on the island Tiengemeten.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Axel-F

    location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

    date approved: 6/26/2019

    last visited: 6/23/2019

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    Unoccupied Buildings, Shacks, and CabinsWheal Coates disused mine St Agnes Cornwall UK

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    A collection of disused mine working

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MoreOutdoor

    location: South West England, United Kingdom

    date approved: 6/25/2019

    last visited: 6/25/2019

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    Unoccupied Buildings, Shacks, and CabinsPool Board School Church Road Pool Cornwall UK

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    Former Pool Board school, has been empty for many years

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MoreOutdoor

    location: South West England, United Kingdom

    date approved: 6/25/2019

    last visited: 6/25/2019

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    Unoccupied Buildings, Shacks, and CabinsMachine shop Merrivale Quarry Dartmoor UK

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    Disused machine shop within a dis used (Merrivale) Quarry.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MoreOutdoor

    location: South West England, United Kingdom

    date approved: 6/15/2019

    last visited: 6/15/2019

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    Unoccupied Buildings, Shacks, and CabinsBlacksmith's shop Merrivale Quarry Dartmoor UK

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    The Blacksmiths shop, located within the dis used Merrivale Quarry

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MoreOutdoor

    location: South West England, United Kingdom

    date approved: 6/15/2019

    last visited: 6/15/2019

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    Unoccupied Buildings, Shacks, and CabinsNancekuke NBC test facility Portreath Cornwall UK

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    Abandoned test facility during and after the Cold War.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MoreOutdoor

    location: South West England, United Kingdom

    date approved: 6/11/2019

    last visited: 6/1/2019

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    Unoccupied Buildings, Shacks, and CabinsDisused Military Hut Portreath Cornwall Uk

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    Situated along the north Cornwall coastal path, an abandoned Military hut

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MoreOutdoor

    location: South West England, United Kingdom

    date approved: 6/10/2019

    last visited: 6/1/2019

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    Unoccupied Buildings, Shacks, and CabinsOld wooden Hut -Redruth Cornwall UK

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    Situate opposite Redruth Railway Station is an old disused wooden hut

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MoreOutdoor

    location: South West England, United Kingdom

    date approved: 6/4/2019

    last visited: 6/1/2019

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    Unoccupied Buildings, Shacks, and CabinsAbandoned Fire Station, Utica, South Dakota, USA

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    A new fire station was built several years ago, and this one abandoned. Elevation 1373

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets

    location: South Dakota

    date approved: 6/4/2019

    last visited: never

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    Unoccupied Buildings, Shacks, and CabinsLydford rail hut, Lydford Devon UK

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    Rail worker's hut, constructed of prefabricated concrete with iron framed window. Which suggest was constructed during the 1930-40s. The rail line continued until the 1960's.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MoreOutdoor

    location: South West England, United Kingdom

    date approved: 5/27/2019

    last visited: 5/26/2019

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    Unoccupied Buildings, Shacks, and CabinsUnoccupied Farm House - Normandale, Ontario

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    Despite the surrounding fields, the tobacco industry has all but dried up over the last two decades in Ontario. This house may have been a casualty to that economic downturn.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

    location: Ontario, Canada

    date approved: 5/27/2019

    last visited: never

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    Unoccupied Buildings, Shacks, and CabinsChicago & Alton Railway Depot - Fulton Missouri, USA

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    "Fulton: The passenger station originally built by the C&A here still stands, vacant." - Surviving Missouri Railroad Stations

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

    location: Missouri

    date approved: 3/3/2019

    last visited: never

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    Unoccupied Buildings, Shacks, and CabinsUnoccupied train station building - Meuselwitz, TH, Germany

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    The unoccupied train station building in Meuselwitz

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bush-Rescue

    location: Thüringen, Germany

    date approved: 12/14/2018

    last visited: never

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    Unoccupied Buildings, Shacks, and CabinsAlfred Stratton House - Reading, PA, USA

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    When a local newspaper researched the Sylvan Villa apartments which are in very bad shape, they also took it a step further and checked on the history of the old abandoned house which sits next to them.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Janila

    location: Pennsylvania

    date approved: 12/3/2018

    last visited: never

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    Unoccupied Buildings, Shacks, and CabinsLizzie Lincoln House - Birdsboro, PA

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    Who is Lizzie Lincoln and why is her house uninhabited? No one knows the real story behind this empty home in Birdsboro, PA.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Janila

    location: Pennsylvania

    date approved: 11/24/2018

    last visited: never

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    Unoccupied Buildings, Shacks, and CabinsLa cabane au Geer, Glons, Liège, Belgium

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    Old cabin near the river Geer

    posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TeamYakara

    location: Limburg, Belgium

    date approved: 9/13/2018

    last visited: never

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    Unoccupied Buildings, Shacks, and CabinsOld Building - Hackensack Minnesota, United States

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    Old abandoned outbuilding in Hackensack MN.

    posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member lenron

    location: Minnesota

    date approved: 9/5/2018

    last visited: never

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