Forensic google street view

"At least!" I shouted when I discovered the "Polish Street View" profile on Insta ( If you haven't seen it before you need to check it - it's brilliant! Sweet, funny and intriguing. Having a strong maps fetish and some, spanning almost 20 years,  interest in photography I was bound to love it. What its more, I was really inspired to find the exact locations of the most interesting scenes.

The first one was the viral "Kids Gang" photo:

This one was easy, so I will use it to show the process: Łaziska Górne is a small town in the Silesia region. It's full of railroads and industrial infrastructure and buildings like the one above:

After checking all the railway areas near the main town I was close to calling a defeat. Luckily there is an option to check actual city borders (red line on the map above) and I noticed another railway siding within them so I started my search again. Soon a pedestrian bridge and a building on the road turn ware enough to reveal the location:

So here is the final track down street view pin:,18.862117,3a,75y,298.04h,88.68t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1shNAHPIQhPF4txacZO42K5g!2e0!7i13312!8i6656!5m2!1e2!1e4

Second one: is much more ticky. This will be explained in the next post.