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Советские остановки

Fading stars

Former DDR, Germany.

Советские остановки / Soviet Stops

Altes Lager Suburbs

The outskirts of a former airfield. This area has now been converted to a solar panel park and the buildings have been demolished.

October 2012

December 2018

Hasselblad 500c/m, Zeiss Planar 80 mm F/2.8, Kodak Ektar 100, Kodak Tri-X at EV 400, Imacon Flextight Photo.

Soviet Super Hero mosaic at Altes Lager Suburbs. Former DDR, Germany. October 2012.

Soviet Super Hero mosaic.
Altes Lager Suburbs. October 2012.

Soviet Super Hero mosaic.

Soviet wrestlers mosaic at Altes Lager Suburbs. Former DDR, Germany. October 2012.

Soviet wrestlers mosaic.
Altes Lager Suburbs. October 2012.

Soviet wrestlers mosaic.

Wasserkunst outside the gym at Altes Lager Suburbs. Former DDR, Germany. October 2012.

Wasserkunst outside the gym.
Altes Lager Suburbs. October 2012.

Wasserkunst outside the gym.

The number one sporty man symbol here, also. Altes Lager Suburbs. Former DDR, Germany. October 2012.

The number one sporty man symbol here, also.
Altes Lager Suburbs. October 2012.

The number one sporty man symbol here, also.

Gutted barracks at Altes Lager Suburbs. Former DDR, Germany. October 2012.

Gutted barracks.
Altes Lager Suburbs. October 2012.

Gutted barracks.

1973 at Altes Lager Suburbs. Former DDR, Germany. October 2012.

1973.
Altes Lager Suburbs. October 2012.

1973.

Lychen II Sonderwaffenlager

Connected with Soviet Military Base V this area served as so called special weapons storage. The compound has now been completely demolished.

October 2011

December 2018

Hasselblad 500c/m, Zeiss Planar 80 mm F/2.8, Kodak Ektar 100, Kodak Tri-X at EV 400, Imacon Flextight Photo.

Acknowledging the 50th anniversary of the 1917 revolution at Lychen II Sonderwaffenlager. Former DDR, Germany. October 2011.

Monument acknowledging the 50th anniversary of the 1917 revolution.
Lychen II Sonderwaffenlager. October 2011.

Monument acknowledging the 50th anniversary of the 1917 revolution.

The monument in verso at Lychen II Sonderwaffenlager. Former DDR, Germany. October 2011.

The monument in verso.
Lychen II Sonderwaffenlager. October 2011.

The monument in verso.

Wilkommen zu barracken at Lychen II Sonderwaffenlager. Former DDR, Germany. October 2011.

Wilkommen zu barracken.
Lychen II Sonderwaffenlager. October 2011.

Wilkommen zu barracken.

Longing for the sweet spring breeze among the Birch trees? No problem, we got you covered. Lychen II Sonderwaffenlager. Former DDR, Germany. October 2011.

Longing for the sweet spring breeze among the Birch trees? No problem, we got you covered.
Lychen II Sonderwaffenlager. October 2011.

Longing for the sweet spring breeze among the Birch trees? No problem, we got you covered.

The gym, stripped bare at Lychen II Sonderwaffenlager. Former DDR, Germany. October 2011.

The gym, stripped bare.
Lychen II Sonderwaffenlager. October 2011.

The gym, stripped bare.

Flake fest at Lychen II Sonderwaffenlager. Former DDR, Germany. October 2011.

Flake fest.
Lychen II Sonderwaffenlager. October 2011.

Flake fest.

Boiler room control board at Lychen II Sonderwaffenlager. Former DDR, Germany. October 2011.

Boiler room control board remains.
Lychen II Sonderwaffenlager. October 2011.

Boiler room control board remains.

Boiler room entrails at Lychen II Sonderwaffenlager. Former DDR, Germany. October 2011.

Boiler room entrails.
Lychen II Sonderwaffenlager. October 2011.

Boiler room entrails.

Smoke stack with surveillence add-on at Lychen II Sonderwaffenlager. Former DDR, Germany. October 2011.

Smoke stack with surveillence add-on (?).
Lychen II Sonderwaffenlager. October 2011.

Smoke stack with surveillence add-on (?).

Truck garage at Lychen II Sonderwaffenlager. Former DDR, Germany. October 2011.

Truck garage.
Lychen II Sonderwaffenlager. October 2011.

Truck garage.

Gate with the ubiquitous star deco at Lychen II Sonderwaffenlager. Former DDR, Germany. October 2011.

Gate with the ubiquitous star deco.
Lychen II Sonderwaffenlager. October 2011.

Gate with the ubiquitous star deco.

Sonderwaffenlager G

Former warhead storage.

October 2014

December 2018

Hasselblad 500c/m, Zeiss Distagon 50 mm F/4, Meopta Flexaret V, Kodak Ektar 100, Imacon Flextight Photo.

A door within a door at Sonderwaffenlager G. Former DDR, Germany. October 2014.

A door within a door.
Sonderwaffenlager G. October 2014.

A door within a door.

Camo at Sonderwaffenlager G. Former DDR, Germany. October 2014.

Camo.
Sonderwaffenlager G. October 2014.

Camo.

One of the two very solid doors at Sonderwaffenlager G. Former DDR, Germany. October 2014.

One of the two very solid doors. Bigger than you think!
Sonderwaffenlager G. October 2014.

One of the two very solid doors. Bigger than you think!

The solid door from the inside at Sonderwaffenlager G. Former DDR, Germany. October 2014.

The solid door from the inside.
Sonderwaffenlager G. October 2014.

The solid door from the inside.

Warhead hangar at Sonderwaffenlager G. Former DDR, Germany. October 2014.

Warhead hangar. All clean.
Sonderwaffenlager G. October 2014.

Warhead hangar. All clean.

AG Barracks

Former GSSD base with a more diverse background than one could imagine when walking among the barren concrete structures.

October 2012, October 2013

December 2018

October 2020

Hasselblad 500c/m, Zeiss Planar 80 mm F/2.8, Kodak Tri-X at EV 400, Imacon Flextight Photo.

Empty blocks at AG Barracks. Former DDR, Germany. October 2012.

Empty blocks.
AG Barracks. October 2012.

Empty blocks.

More empty blocks at AG Barracks. Former DDR, Germany. October 2012.

More empty blocks.
AG Barracks. October 2012.

More empty blocks.

AG Barracks. Former DDR, Germany. October 2012.

Empty halls.
AG Barracks. October 2012.

Empty halls.

Upper floor growth at AG Barracks. Former DDR, Germany. October 2012.

Upper floor growth. Always a treat!
AG Barracks. October 2012.

Upper floor growth. Always a treat!

More empty halls at AG Barracks. Former DDR, Germany. October 2012.

More empty halls.
AG Barracks. October 2012.

More empty halls.

Just your local little propaganda deco at AG Barracks. Former DDR, Germany. October 2013.

Just your local little propaganda deco.
AG Barracks. October 2013.

Just your local little propaganda deco.

In the forest just beyond the barracks at AG Barracks. Former DDR, Germany. October 2013.

In the forest just beyond the barracks.
AG Barracks. October 2013.

In the forest just beyond the barracks.

AG Barracks. Former DDR, Germany. October 2013.

More empty halls.
AG Barracks. October 2013.

“Not only had it been a rough day, but he was also bored. Bored as in zeroed.”

Yours truly

At ease!

Brief stops while on the concrete roads through former East Germany.

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