Mysteries of the Abandoned
Survivors who worked at nearby factory report production areas they weren’t allowed to visit. Philip visits and finds the basement full of lab after lab of gas masks, radioactive testing materials and sand.
The Jupiter Factory's Hidden Laboratories
Philip Grossman goes inside the plant near the massive radio tower he finds maps of the U.S and pictures of mushroom clouds. Was the Duga for protecting Chernobyl from incoming missiles or part of a nuclear offensive?
The Duga - Entwined with Chernobyl's Fate
Philip Grossman finds firefighting gear under a hospital in Chernobyl, sending his Geiger counter climbing. He believes burying the gear was the Soviet’s attempt to hide the scope of the disaster.
Cover Up in the Hospital
This romantic road carved into a sheer rock face in the Rhone Valley in France was an engineering marvel that was once a wild success. What caused it to be abandoned today?
The Grand Goulets: A Dangerously Beautiful Road
Located in California, Plank Road is one of the most extraordinary engineering achievements of the early 20th century.
Virtually Drive Across the Famous Plank Road
In the east China sea, there is an abandoned piece of land. Check out why this island represents one of the greatest engineering achievements of the 20th century.
Why is This Island Abandoned?
Explore the mystery behind why a huge gun was built and abandoned.
Explore the Harp Supergun
Two miles inside a mountain in Croatia lies the remains of a massive, secret Cold War airbase built to withstand a nuclear war.
Inside Zeljava Underground Airbase
Hidden in woods outside Moscow is a Cold War weapon that harnessed electricity into a thunderbolt, designed to protect the city.
The Lightning Bolt Weapon
Built in the 1940’s the Goat Canyon Trestle Bridge was the tallest wooden railway system in the world.
Meet the Most Dangerous Wooden Railroad
Now abandoned, this machine once could scan thousands of kilometers.
Virtually Visit a Top Secret Chernobyl Complex