Looking from the main shop into the boiler shop, one of three attached buildings that specialized in certain repairs. One thing that architectural photographers have to work with is an elongated “magic hour” with ideal shadowing and coloring–this photo is a result of that lighting.
Small rooms in the basement of the asylum were seemingly too tiny to be used, even for storage.
The roof could be vented when locomotives were running inside.
A 24-hour clock that reeks of the 1970s. A ladder stenciled “LTV”–the failed steel company that built this dock. There is more, if you look closer.
A heavy steel security door, taken right off its hinges. This was likely installed after Grafton State School took over the hospital.
The top floor’s old-fashioned hospital ways were too much to pass without a photo or two… with the paint falling off the walls it was as if the building was shedding its skin in an effort to become rejuvenated or useful.
Gary Methodist was a filmset for Transformers 3 in 2010.
On the extended engine bay…
2006. A section of the third floor that has changed a lot over the years. Compare to 2015 shot.