Abandoned car cemetery spends 70 years rusting in spooky Belgian forest
Thu, Jul 24, 2014 at 09:00 AM
All photos: Theo Van Vliet/Flickr
Chatillon Car Graveyard
This gloomy scene may appear to come straight out of "The Walking Dead" (or maybe a spinoff of Stephen King's "Pet Sematary,") but don't worry, there are zero zombies involved.
Despite the resemblance to a grim doomsday traffic jam, these abandoned cars are in reality parked in an old junkyard on the west side of Chatillon, a small village near Ardennes, Belgium. The rusty retro vehicles have been sitting there for 70 years, plenty of time for the surrounding wilderness to almost overtake them.
Theo Van Vliet captured these photos in May 2009, a year before the junkyard owner was forced to clear the cars away for environmental reasons.
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