They were once some of the most advanced structures and facilities on the planet, standing at the cutting-edge of design and construction. Today they are abandoned, dangerous, some of them even deadly. From uninhabited cities to empty factories, these long-forgotten engineering marvels are scattered around the globe. Science Channel uncovers why some of the world's most advanced architectural achievements were eventually left behind in the all-new series Mysteries of the Abandoned.
Exploring a top-secret relic that could have changed the Cold War, a ghost town that was once a dangerous industrial hellscape, a wooden road, and a giant warship at the bottom of the ocean. Stories: 1) H.A.R.P. Super Gun, Yuma, Arizona; 2) Hashima Island Coal Mine, Japan; 3) Plank Road, California, USA; 4) Half Moon Bay, Victoria, AustraliaWatch Now:AmazoniTunes
Exploring the Kinzua Bridge in Pennsylvania; what happened to the large town located just outside of Chernobyl on the eve of disaster in Pripyat, Ukraine; a dangerous mountain road in Italy that changed history; a fleet of ghost ships in Maryland. Stories: 1) Kinzua Viaduct, Pennsylvania, USA; 2) Pripyat, Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, Ukraine; 3) 52 Tunnel Road, Monte Pasubio, Italy; 4) Mallows Bay, Maryland, USAWatch Now:AmazoniTunes
Stories of incredible engineering projects that are now deserted. Stories: 1) Launch Complex 33, White Sands, New Mexico, USA; 2) Zeljava Air Base, Croatia; 3) Kelenföld Power Plant, Budapest, Hungary; 4) Scapa Flow, Orkney Islands, Scotland, UKWatch Now:AmazoniTunes
An ambitious Nazi project in the Czech Republic; a Cold War relic in Rochester, England; a cutting-edge research complex built by Nikola Tesla; and a research station in the California mountains. Stories: 1) Borovsko Bridge, Švihov, Czechoslovakia; 2) B39 Black Widow, Rochester, England; 3) Wardenclyffe Tower, Long Island, USA; 4) Barcroft Field Station, California, USAWatch Now:AmazoniTunes
Revisiting deserted engineering projects to find out how they were built and why they were mysteriously abandoned. Stories: 1) Goat Canyon Trestle Bridge, California, USA; 2) Duga Woodpecker, Duga, Ukraine; 3) Prora, Germany; 4) Grand Goulets Road, FranceWatch Now:AmazoniTunes
The ruins of a historic Scottish castle is now a bewitching wilderness of hidden dangers with deadly booby traps obscured afoot; experts and historians reveal a bygone Second World War military hospital with bizarre ties to an infamous Nazi occupant.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The haunting remains of an isolated ghost town high in the Colorado mountains suggest a once booming mining community left in devastation; experts uncover an inhospitable land of shattered dreams where fortune seekers chased the American dream.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The world's abandoned structures hold new evidence about the lives and deeds of history's greatest heroes and villains, and using the latest discoveries at these mysterious sites, experts count down the ten most significant.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
A collection of ramshackle structures with a mystical facade lie mysteriously deserted on the tropical island of Bali; experts investigate and uncover the ruins of a bizarre amusement park complex with a disastrous past.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Long, dome-like structures camouflaged by a rural landscape conceal the remains of concrete vaults with a hidden history; experts investigate and uncover state-of-the-art bunkers built to conceal and protect a deadly nuclear secret.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
A desert island adrift in the Gulf of Mexico contains a massive and marooned structure with a contagious past; experts investigate and uncover a desolate military fortress turned prison and plagued by a deadly disease.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
A war-torn Italian ghost town immortalized by a legendary Hollywood director blurs the lines between fiction and reality; experts investigate and uncover a forgotten landscape of ruins captured in a WWII documentary.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The ruins of a dreamlike Polish palace hide an astonishingly dark history that's shrouded in mystery to this day; experts investigate and uncover an ornate gothic structure that concealed a nightmare of Nazi experimentation.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
A breathtaking stainless steel tower seems otherworldly and out of place in the remote mountain forests of Croatia; experts investigate and uncover a dark past of Nazi-led conflict and a monument to a desperate fight for survival.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
A derelict beachside resort along the Black Sea is constructed upon deception and deep connections to the criminal underworld; experts investigate and uncover dark secrets behind a sprawling holiday complex constructed by the Russian mafia.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
A strange bunker in a treacherous landscape once belonged a notorious dictator who's paranoid fantasies drove bizarre and elaborate feats of engineering; new discoveries reveal the secrets of these structures and why the nightmares that built them.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Abandoned hangers and bunkers populate a bizarre facility in the middle of nowhere, but among them are other structures whose purpose are oddly obscured; experts investigate a highly-classified military cover-up with extraterrestrial objectives.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
A battle-scarred ruin in the Middle East is evidence of espionage that resulted in tremendous violence on a vast scale; experts expose the truth behind the strange building that holds the secrets of one of the world's most infamous deceptions.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
A complex of tall, windowless buildings in the American Rust Belt hold the secrets to a lost empire of industry and wealth; experts investigate these mysterious structures to reveal why this once powerful metropolis is now home to abandoned ruins.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The haunting remnants of a settlement in the Nevada desert lies scattered with decaying machinery and remains trapped in a bizarre time-warp; experts uncover a forgotten mine where dreams of discovering a fortune were met with chaos and murder.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Ghostly remnants of a beautifully constructed town in the remote backwoods of Kentucky suggests a forgotten tale of utter catastrophe and devastation; experts investigate and uncover the dark and oppressive history of a deadly industrial mining complex.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
A deserted facility in the remote countryside features mysterious graffiti that may be highly advanced mathematical equations pointing to a dark secret; experts investigate this classified military wasteland with a deadly past.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Places that were once home to Hollywood films and world-famous musicians are now run-down, abandoned and off limits; experts investigate their mysteries and reveal the astonishing secrets behind 10 of the world's most iconic abandoned places.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
A Mediterranean island paradise is not all that it seems; its complex of abandoned buildings were once prisons for the world's most dangerous Mafiosi; experts investigate new evidence to reveal who was imprisoned here and the secrets they left behind.
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