A heavy steel security door, taken right off its hinges. This was likely installed after Grafton State School took over the hospital.
The sign that greets visitors to the ghost town of Colmor. Nothing says ‘welcome’ like birdshot.
These houses was built by hard rock miners in the early 1900s.
Every floor of the main hospital buildings had its own bathrooms. They often make obvious the fact that these buildings were intentionally built as permanent structures. Even a century after they were built, and several decades of total neglect, they were in fabulous condition.
The Blacksmith Shop (right) was connected to the Bunk House (left) via this narrow walkway. This is likely due to the fire risk in each building. The left building had a cooking stove and furnace for heat and the right building had a small industrial furnace to repair mining equipment. A little walkway would mean that a fire on one side would be easier to fight from the other.
I’ll remember the neon glow fondly.
A bumper sticker with the usual tagline. Note the detail on the radiator!
The old movie theatre sign was sitting right inside the sealed front doors.