There are numerous junkyards in the world. This is top-10 largest dedicated dumps, including technodump for certain type of waste: tires, cars, trains, etc.
1. Lumber cemetery
Although this is just an open-air lumber warehouse, the view of thousands of trees brings depressing impression. The lumber stocks in Sweden’s Bikholm are the largest in the world.
2. Tank cemetery
Kharkov tank repair plant in Ukraine. It has more than 6,500 tanks on the site. T-64, T-72, T-80 – this place can offer everything for history and tank construction fans.
3. Fire trucks cemetery
Some time these trucks were helping to save many lives, but now are rusting and gathering dust. This machinery cemetery is the site for old written-off fire trucks from Los-Angeles.
4. Tires cemetery
The world’s largest dump for tires is located in Kuwait. And its size is expanding year by year.
5. Amazing glass cemetery
The glass beach in Fort Bragg (California) is the biggest dump for broken bottles and glass. When the local authorities tried to clean up the beach, all the junk was taken off except for the glass. As a result, the beach turned into something wonderful.
6. Cars cemetery
One of the major vehicle cemetery in the world is located in Tacoma.
7. Bus cemetery
Murrieta (California) is the place demonstrating human’s extravagancy. Tens of buses will not go anywhere anymore.
8. Ships cemetery
This is photo from Google Earth service. Nouadhibou port in Mauritania is the biggest ships cemetery in the world.
9. Train cemetery
The desert in the south-west of Bolivia is a home for more than 8,000 rusting trains.
10. Planes cemetery
The huge plane cemetery is located on airbase Davis-Monthan in Tucson, Arizona. It stores old planes (4,200 units) for $35 billion. 80% of the aircrafts are gradually dismantled to feed US Air Forces with spare parts.