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skyeye @ 2014-09-09 13:04:30
skyeye pictureTupolev Tu-144
Parked at the Institute of Aviation in Kaza, Tatarstan
skyeye @ 2014-07-06 06:31:18
skyeye pictureBarra Airport (BRR)
Right; the beach is used as a runway. Arrivals and departures are scheduled around the tides.
http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/12/This-Airport-Disappears-During-High-Tide/
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QXJbB3TGOX8
skyeye @ 2014-06-14 18:16:14
skyeye pictureOctagonal residential area
This is Venture Out RV Resort, a mobile home community:
http://www.ventureoutrvresort.com
skyeye @ 2014-06-09 17:43:37
skyeye pictureSimulated Electric Grid
skyeye @ 2014-01-25 20:08:56
skyeye pictureSoviet-era compound in northern Poland - Alledged site of secret CIA interrogation, detentions
The zoomed Google view shows the base to be deliberately censored. The Bing view shows the base in the clear.
skyeye @ 2014-01-15 17:55:14
skyeye picturewill u marry me
skyeye @ 2013-08-26 17:01:56
skyeye pictureThe Players Club
Here are some great interior photos of this historic club:
http://www.scoutingny.com/?p=6865
skyeye @ 2013-08-18 18:54:37
skyeye pictureSecret Boeing Test Facility
Can you find a Birdseye View?
skyeye @ 2013-08-05 04:56:24
skyeye pictureGiant Pentagram
I first read about the star online and then tracked it down. I can't take credit for finding it.
skyeye @ 2013-08-03 09:38:44
skyeye pictureGiant Pentagram
This was a park around a communist (red) star. Here is more information and ground-level photos:
http://englishrussia.com/2009/11/05/way-out-places/
skyeye @ 2013-07-17 14:49:35
skyeye pictureSeaman-Drake Arch
Thanks, Kevin!
Here's yet another article about the arch:
http://www.scoutingny.com/?p=6701
skyeye @ 2013-07-05 14:40:11
skyeye picture60 Hudson Street
skyeye @ 2013-07-05 14:35:42
skyeye pictureGoogle NYC Headquarters
skyeye @ 2013-06-24 17:29:55
skyeye pictureSeneca Lake Sonar Test Facility
skyeye @ 2013-06-24 17:29:41
skyeye pictureSeneca Lake Sonar Test Facility
skyeye @ 2013-06-18 16:27:55
skyeye pictureAerial Navigation Arrow
The upper tail of the arrow points toward San Francisco; the lower toward Los Angeles.
skyeye @ 2013-06-10 19:56:06
skyeye pictureAirbase Volkel (censored)
skyeye @ 2013-06-03 11:16:40
skyeye pictureNuclear "White Train"
The two cars parked next to the red-roofed building were also part of the nuclear transport. Originally the cars were uniformly white but later painted other colors in an attempt to disguise them.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_Train
skyeye @ 2013-05-25 18:23:36
skyeye pictureMedina Wasil
skyeye @ 2013-05-02 22:22:44
skyeye pictureNavy ships tied to pier
skyeye @ 2013-04-29 17:07:26
skyeye pictureMilitary airfield
Could this be a primary flight training school?
skyeye @ 2013-04-18 17:44:25
skyeye pictureWeapons depot
To the east is this overgrown and disused weapons storage area:
http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&t=k&ll=50.424221790964374,136.879103258133&z=16
skyeye @ 2013-04-18 17:05:00
skyeye pictureUnusual Circle - Fort Richardson
It shows up nicely on the topo:
http://www.mytopo.com/maps/?lat=61.2677&lon=-149.7060&z=14

but why is it circular?
skyeye @ 2013-04-18 16:57:46
skyeye pictureElmendorf Air Force Base
skyeye @ 2013-04-14 07:48:39
skyeye pictureEmpire State Aerosciences Museum
skyeye @ 2013-04-14 06:44:34
skyeye pictureAirline Disaster
skyeye @ 2013-04-02 18:49:33
skyeye picturePaint Testing Field
We could do "watch paint dry," followed by "watch grass grow."
skyeye @ 2013-03-25 07:10:10
skyeye pictureOpenings Into North Korean Mountain
skyeye @ 2013-03-25 06:50:19
skyeye pictureStrange Mini-planes in North Korea
skyeye @ 2013-03-25 06:46:41
skyeye pictureKorean MIG-19s Coming out of mountainside?
skyeye @ 2013-03-24 21:49:23
skyeye pictureGround targets or decoys?
skyeye @ 2013-03-24 21:42:15
skyeye pictureTwo HAS at end of runway
skyeye @ 2013-03-24 21:36:33
skyeye picturePossible sub in dry dock North Korea
a sub or a zeppelin - lol
skyeye @ 2013-03-24 21:31:44
skyeye pictureKwail Airport
There are a bunch of planes tucked in to the southeast:
http://maps.google.com/maps?&t=k&ll=38.39882108225072,125.0211629774933&z=18
skyeye @ 2013-03-21 20:46:29
skyeye pictureJon Bon Jovi's New York penthouse
skyeye @ 2013-03-17 09:33:54
skyeye pictureGoogle NYC Headquarters
skyeye @ 2013-03-07 17:01:01
skyeye pictureYongbyon Nuclear Facility
skyeye @ 2013-02-08 10:04:17
skyeye pictureSaudi Drone Base?
skyeye @ 2013-01-12 09:35:48
skyeye pictureTrain in SAS training facility
The train has disappeared from current Google Maps but is visible in Bing (see above).

More information here:
http://www.secret-bases.co.uk/secret2.htm#SAS
skyeye @ 2013-01-09 21:41:38
skyeye pictureCovered taxiway
skyeye @ 2012-12-21 10:10:59
skyeye pictureMissile Operating Base
skyeye @ 2012-12-21 10:09:07
skyeye pictureTwin bunkers at ICBM site.
These bunkers are in an area with a secure perimeter. Notice the wide turns in front of them, necessary for long vehicles.
skyeye @ 2012-12-21 09:55:21
skyeye pictureCaffe Reggio
skyeye @ 2012-12-18 17:32:37
skyeye pictureCensored military site
The angled structures and roads remind me of the Earle Naval Ammunition Depot in New Jersey:
http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&t=k&ll=40.26900670729804,-74.12782475387576&z=16
skyeye @ 2012-12-17 21:10:30
skyeye pictureGlenwood Power Plant
skyeye @ 2012-11-04 01:47:35
skyeye pictureThe Ear Inn
skyeye @ 2012-10-17 20:35:59
skyeye pictureNASA Space Surveillance Station Receiver
skyeye @ 2012-10-17 20:31:33
skyeye pictureNaval Space Surveillance network transmitter antenna
skyeye @ 2012-10-10 15:19:05
skyeye pictureOsama bin Laden Raid Compound Mock-up
Those who know don't talk, and those who talk don't know.
skyeye @ 2012-10-09 08:44:06
skyeye pictureHarvey Point Defense Testing Activity (CIA training facility)
skyeye @ 2012-08-28 19:08:16
skyeye picture1790 Manhattan House
skyeye @ 2012-08-12 14:25:40
skyeye picture"The Babe" Corn Maze
Every year, a new maze. Here are some recent designs:
2002 The Babe
Yahoo - 2008 The Odyssey (Cyclops)
Bing - 2010 Campbell's Tomato Soup
Google - 2011 Noah Webster

The whole list:
http://mikesmaze.com/past-mazes/
skyeye @ 2012-07-30 19:45:16
skyeye pictureOffice of the Chief Medical Examiner
"I see dead people."
skyeye @ 2012-07-21 08:46:43
skyeye picturePeter O Knight Airport (TPF)
skyeye @ 2012-07-12 16:43:02
skyeye pictureTelstar Earth Station Andover (ME)
skyeye @ 2012-07-12 16:42:35
skyeye pictureSatellite Earth Station Teleport
skyeye @ 2012-07-04 15:33:07
skyeye pictureSniper bunker @ Scientology's Gilman Springs compound
skyeye @ 2012-07-04 09:17:57
skyeye picturePoplar Island
skyeye @ 2012-06-27 06:58:03
skyeye pictureMurphy Ranch – Hitler Retreat
skyeye @ 2012-06-27 06:57:45
skyeye pictureMurphy Ranch (Nazi enclave)
skyeye @ 2012-06-22 12:41:29
skyeye pictureProject Groundwinds
Look at the warning label on this aero chart and note the 20-pointed star around Glen and Intervale.
http://vfrmap.com/?type=vfrc&lat=44.050&lon=-71
skyeye @ 2012-06-21 07:56:27
skyeye pictureHigh noon
This is the "Askew Clock" whose numerals follow no order.
http://forgotten-ny.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/05.clock_.jpg
skyeye @ 2012-06-21 07:56:03
skyeye picture4:04 PM
This is the "Askew Clock" whose numerals follow no order.
http://forgotten-ny.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/05.clock_.jpg
skyeye @ 2012-06-17 06:27:06
skyeye pictureAllaire Recording Studios
skyeye @ 2012-06-15 10:44:35
skyeye pictureSmithers Transportation proving grounds
2012 Status:

The Pecos Research & Testing Center (RTC)
http://www.pecosrtc.org/facilities

Applied Research Associates
http://www.ara.com
skyeye @ 2012-06-13 18:13:43
skyeye pictureiPad2 Sign
Thanks to Photoshop. It's better than my spelling which should have read "iPad2"
skyeye @ 2012-06-11 06:40:01
skyeye pictureMural
There's a fine line between some graffiti and wall art. I can't tell the difference, obviously. That's a pretty wild part of the Cit, artwise.
skyeye @ 2012-06-07 14:49:41
skyeye pictureAerostat
Thanks for the correct information.

See also this article which reports on the nearby hangar:
http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/06/deflated-mega-blimp/
skyeye @ 2012-06-07 14:44:58
skyeye pictureWeeksville NAS Blimp Hanger
skyeye @ 2012-06-04 10:09:48
skyeye pictureKaufman Astoria Studios
skyeye @ 2012-06-01 18:35:46
skyeye pictureMcDonald's in Glitz
Appears to be popular with the New York City Police Department
skyeye @ 2012-05-29 01:02:12
skyeye pictureWorld's Fanciest McDonald's
skyeye @ 2012-05-10 17:12:14
skyeye pictureHigh Explosive Test Chamber
skyeye @ 2012-05-10 10:17:54
skyeye pictureTrollstigen
skyeye @ 2012-05-06 20:56:47
skyeye pictureLocation of the Lost Colony?
I believe Parabellum found it.
skyeye @ 2012-04-29 15:51:03
skyeye pictureCounty finds 300 "lost" cars
skyeye @ 2012-03-20 19:29:42
skyeye pictureMurphy Ranch (Nazi enclave)
skyeye @ 2012-03-20 19:25:01
skyeye pictureMurphy Ranch – Hitler Retreat
skyeye @ 2012-03-13 02:05:03
skyeye pictureBuilding B, Brooklyn Army Terminal
skyeye @ 2012-02-22 05:42:19
skyeye pictureHAARP Ionic Research Facility Array
skyeye @ 2012-01-24 18:20:48
skyeye pictureWalter Annenberg house (former)
skyeye @ 2012-01-22 07:30:35
skyeye pictureLa MaMa Experimental Theatre
The building was originally Aschenbrödel Hall, a German-American social and musical society:
http://www.germantracesnyc.org/view_site.php?id=44
skyeye @ 2012-01-21 21:07:55
skyeye pictureK-55 class submarine
skyeye @ 2012-01-21 21:07:13
skyeye pictureShipwrecks
skyeye @ 2011-12-14 13:46:08
skyeye pictureNoccalula Falls
Three kayakers successfully went over the falls:
http://www.canoekayak.com/videos/noccalula-falls-first-descent/
skyeye @ 2011-12-14 09:47:33
skyeye pictureTerra-Cotta Works
There is hope for the restoration/reuse of this building:
http://www.scoutingny.com/?p=4720
skyeye @ 2011-12-11 13:29:29
skyeye pictureM. Chat Graffiti
skyeye @ 2011-12-11 13:24:54
skyeye pictureM. Chat Graffiti
skyeye @ 2011-12-07 07:07:07
skyeye pictureAbandoned Missile Silo
A residence built directly over the Launch Control Center and silo is now for sale:
http://www.siloboy.com
skyeye @ 2011-12-06 02:15:54
skyeye picture55 Central Park West
Also used in the film "Elf"
skyeye @ 2011-11-17 15:17:19
skyeye picture60 Hudson Street
skyeye @ 2011-11-10 14:39:45
skyeye pictureIdaho National Labs Test Area North
Pictured is building TAN-629, a large, 350-foot (106.7 meter-) wide hangar built at Test Area North. More recently (since 1985), this has been known as Specific Manufacturing Capability, which uses depleted uranium to manufacture armor plating for the M1-A1 and M1-A2 Abrams tanks.

http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/ID0444/
...
skyeye @ 2011-10-09 16:02:36
skyeye pictureAbandoned Government Lab
This is legitimate; I checked it out extensively. Take a look at CANEL (http://virtualglobetrotting.com/map/pratt-and-whitney-plant/) and at SNAP-50 (Strategic Nuclear Aircraft Program). Tests of a nuclear engine were performed in Idaho.
skyeye @ 2011-10-02 14:41:42
skyeye pictureFormer Cold War Bunker
I believe the Bing image is the newest and shows construction on top of the bunker.
skyeye @ 2011-09-22 14:53:54
skyeye picturePhotography Prohibited
... or maybe a new contest.
skyeye @ 2011-09-22 13:48:54
skyeye pictureUVB-76
There is a related article, "ENIGMA," by Peter Savodnik, in the October 2011 issue of WIRED magazine.

After 2010, the transmitter is believed to have relocated to Pskov, according to
http://www.astrosol.ch/53790397a40a2bb01/5379039f1a0a31204/index.html
http://uvb-76.net/
skyeye @ 2011-09-22 10:11:15
skyeye pictureMOD Boscombe Down
skyeye @ 2011-07-20 13:09:02
skyeye pictureVintage Plane atop Skyscraper
skyeye @ 2011-07-09 14:48:40
skyeye pictureMoustache Pitza Mideastern Restaurant
This building, at 265 East 10 Street, was the boyhood home of reputed gangster Charles (Lucky) Luciano:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/wallyg/501600176/
http://ezinearticles.com/?American-Mobsters---Lucky-Luciano&id=5402080
skyeye @ 2011-06-20 04:33:36
skyeye pictureNatanz uranium enrichment plant