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    UNDERCITY: Exploring off-limits urban areas

    Urban History PhD candidate Steve Duncan explores urban areas that are pretty much unseen and definitely off-limits to the public. Link is to a 27 minute video of him exploring NYC subway tunnels, The Lincoln tunnel, Canal street sewers and the Williamsburg Bridge. The video is so fascinating and somewhat heart-racing.

    It's dangerous and illegal for sure, but really cool to see what he discovers.

    WIRED: UNDERCITY

    Also, two other links from the first link. One is an NPR interview/article about Steve Duncan. Second link is to a NYT article about urban exploring. Very cool.

    NPR: Exploring Underside of NYC

    NYT: The Wilderness Below Your Feet



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    Re: UNDERCITY: Exploring off-limits urban areas

    Pretty awesome. The bridge would be scary.



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    Re: UNDERCITY: Exploring off-limits urban areas

    Im sure there is all sorts of crazy stuff like this in cities. Forgotten tunnels, basements, etc. I love watching these.



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    Re: UNDERCITY: Exploring off-limits urban areas

    It also reminded me of this epic thread from jaretac:

    http://www.cyclonefanatic.com/forum/...oring-isu.html



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    Re: UNDERCITY: Exploring off-limits urban areas

    PhD in breaking the law!



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    Re: UNDERCITY: Exploring off-limits urban areas

    Quote Originally Posted by JP4CY View Post
    It also reminded me of this epic thread from jaretac:

    http://www.cyclonefanatic.com/forum/...oring-isu.html
    First thing I thought of too - that was a great and interesting thread. Talk about diggin in the archives



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    Re: UNDERCITY: Exploring off-limits urban areas

    Quote Originally Posted by MidwestZest View Post
    First thing I thought of too - that was a great and interesting thread. Talk about diggin in the archives
    That thread and Smiley face killers are probably in my top 5 for this site at least.


    Lifetime Achievement- In on page 1 of a THujone MS Paint thread.


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    Re: UNDERCITY: Exploring off-limits urban areas

    Quote Originally Posted by linkshero View Post
    That thread and Smiley face killers are probably in my top 5 for this site at least.
    and...airplane/treadmill...?...?......?.... bahaha



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    Re: UNDERCITY: Exploring off-limits urban areas

    Thanks for the link. Would love to see a video like this done in Ames.

    And another vote for the jaretec Urban Exploring at ISU thread as the greatest ever.



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