A broken signal light that would indicate to incoming engineers and brakemen the status of the dock deck. The streetlight-style lighting is a retrofit; originally the top of the dock would be lit by strings of lights suspended by towers on each side of the deck… a poor system according to the workers at Allouez who had the same lights.
One of the clusters of elevators. Doors would open on both sides so that vehicles could be moved through them if necessary. There is only one set of stairs in the whole building.
2015. Exterior of chapel.
Miners would sit in this room before going into the mine. The boards on the right indicated whether every single miner was “in” or “out”.
A heavy steel security door, taken right off its hinges. This was likely installed after Grafton State School took over the hospital.
Like a grave marker, a single post remembers where Dock 3 stood on the bay.
This was taken before the top of the docks really started to rot-out; now this stretch past the crane is distinctly unsafe to cross. Still, you can’t beat the view of Dock #2 winding into the distance, where the approach is chopped-off before the yard used to extend.
Artifacts from the days this was a furniture factory and warehouse.
The inside of the hotel, as seen from inside its beer cave.