There’s A Unique Boneyard Hiding In Northeast Ohio That’s Eerie Yet Beautiful

If you ever heard rumors about a World War II aircraft boneyard in Ohio, you heard right.

In Newbury, Ohio resident Walter Soplata hosted a collection of military aircraft from the 50s, 60s and 70s. The graveyard featured approximately 20 stray aircraft that Soplata collected from his scrapyard job in Cleveland, “junking thousands of warplane engines that were declared surplus,” according to his son Wally Soplata in a November 2007 issue of Air and Space Magazine. Check it out.

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This video by Michael Wendell titled “Airplane Junkyard” is amazing.

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