2020 – January – Rural decay [ edit ]
The new challenge features
Rural decay .
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abandoned building in Saxony
A metal sheltered bus stop at 'Košické Hámre, autocamping', Košická Belá, Region of Košice, Slovakia.
Old little shop with corrugated iron roof, selling drinks and petrol, in Don Khon, Laos
Blind window with moss-covered stones in the ruined Khmer Hindu temple complex of Wat Phou, Champasak, Laos
Clothed statues of the Buddha in the ruined Khmer Hindu temple of Wat Phou, Champasak, Laos
Mossy Lake Bridge, Leflore County, Mississippi
Gleckstein-Hütte in Fallätsche, Zurich
An old truch abandoned in Gotland.
A collapsing building in the Kadriorg park in the capital of Estonia, Tallinn
An old house with a rusting fence and a private property sign outside
Abandoned St. Antonius Chapel, Liguria, Italy
Ruins of Castrum Perticae fortification, Liguria, Italy
Abandoned St. Charles Chapel, Liguria, Italy
Abandoned quarry under the Bric del Frate peak, Liguria, Italy
Engine house at a kaolin quarry (1758-1942). Cornwall, UK
Abandoned cave dwellings in Meteora, Greece
Abandoned hermitage in Meteora, Greece
Abandoned barn at the Monastery of Saint Naum, North Macedonia
Abandoned and repurposed school building in Dabnica, North Macedonia
Decaying closed door of an old house, Kolkata, India
Massey Saw Mill, Maine, USA
Farm Fresh Produce, Alabama
Railway tracks through the woods in the Czech Republic
Derelict train station in the small town of Żary, Poland.
Former engine house in rural Saarland, Germany
Abstact art in rural decay
Abandoned residential house in Varadero, Cuba
Truck overgrown brushland, Southeast Oregon, USA.
Honing Station's Old Waiting Room
Dairy farm buildings (1940s) in the Mendenhall Valley, Juneau, Alaska.
Steam donkey near Alice Lake, BC
Old thatched roof structure with christmas lights in rural area of Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil
Old wooden lamppost in rural area of Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil
Verfallene Hütte im Weidachwald in Plieningen (Stuttgart)
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Disused track of the Almetalbahn railroad in Büren, Germany.
Abandoned bathtub in a forest, Italy
Former Trevethy Mill in Rocky Valley, Tintagel, Cornwall
Condemned bridge spanning Flathead river in Montana
Abandoned section of Welland Canal
Last light of the day on shacks in Govik
Old transfer case in Zawiercie.
Windmill in decline. (National monument).
Last light of the day on shack in the abandoned quarry in Govik
Unfinished building in a rural context
Abandoned decaying greenhouses
Decaying dry stone hut in Mallorca
Decaying window shutter on a farmhouse
Decaying water wheel of the former Leidner’s sawmill
Decaying rural farm in South Tyrol
Former Coastguard Station looking over Mount's Bay, Cornwall
A pedestrian tunnel in rural Saarland, which now carries a runlet
Broken millstones of an old windmill in Bouwel
Barn in decay in Kasterlee, Belgium
Fort-Palace at Gondla, Lahaul, Himachal, India, built ca. 1700, now disused
Village of ELS, Arkhangelsk region. Посёлок Елс, Архангельской обл
Village of Ucoluk, Arkhangelsk region. Посёлок Уколок, Архангельской обл
This mushroom shaped shower is the only clearly visible remain of a former open air bath
Small stupas in the grass of Ratnagiri in Odisha, India
An abandoned village in Kaiping, China
An abandoned watchtower in rural Kaiping, China
Verlassener Hof im El Torcal
Ehemalige Wohnsiedlung auf der Halbinsel Wustrow
Resident of the old house. Ukraine
Disused sugar factory in Rieti. Production ended in 1973.
Abandoned houses in the Alps above Isère valley
Lake of Oeschinen - Oeschinensee
Winter landscape - Winterlandschaft
Old storehouse of Stegna's fishermen (Rhodes, Greece)
Building near Povenets, Russia
Mosque in the lakes city of Ganvié in Benin
Buildings in the lake city of Ganvié in deterioration in Benin
Parts of a collapsed jetty in Norrkila bay
Abandoned agricultural tractor in France
Опустевший и заброшенный дом, в котором жила семья из 5 человек до 1994 года. Деревня Слободка Радогощской сельской администрации Комаричского района Брянской области. Россия.
Straßenbahn Wien Type E1 aufgestellt auf der "grünen Wiese" in 88459 Tannheim (Württemberg), Baden-Württemberg
Der Bau einer Wasserpumpe aus dem Jahr 1935 im Dorf Radogosh, Bezirk Komarichsky, Region Brjansk. Russland.
Old house in an abandoned village Ukraine
Dilapidated trestle bridge, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, USA
File:Abandoned church in Fallis, OK (population 27 in 2010).jpg
Fort Liédot sur l'île d'Aix, Charente-Maritime, France, construit au XIXe siècle. Abandonné
Dorf Kokkorevo Vsevolozhsk Bezirk der Region Leningrad. Russland.
Dorf Kokkorevo Vsevolozhsk Bezirk der Region Leningrad. Russland.
Vecchia chiesa di Molveno
Collapsed oven house in Bavaria
North facade of the Languidou Chapel.- Plovan, Finistère (France)
Old house in the village Konstantinovo, Russia, Ryazan Oblast
Disused flour mill in Marquette-lez-Lille Nord (France)
Abandoned farmhouse in Franconian Switzerland, Bavaria, Germany.
Casa di campagna abbandonata
Abandoned home in Tunica County, Mississippi
The Old Koloa Sugar Mill, Kauai, Hawaii
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Rural NSW in Hunter Valley
Waterfront House - Kona, Hawaii
Derelict farmyard in Munderloh village, Germany.
Старые сельскохозяйственные сооружения
Alte, grüne Schuppentürklinke mit Brennesselpflanze an der Seite
Remains of the former French Consulate in Yamate, Yokohama, east (main entrance)