The hole in the floor, I like to joke, is a not-so-sneaky trap for the photographers creeping to get a close-up of the amazing peeling paint. I somehow escaped this snare, however, to warn the rest… perhaps you.
A fallen branch smashed out this skylight years ago, and since then the bees have found this tiny toilet a perfect home. This is part of the hotel where employees slept.
A heavy steel security door, taken right off its hinges. This was likely installed after Grafton State School took over the hospital.
90% of Brach’s looks like this. Concrete walls, mushroom pillars, and water over the floor.
The sound of water running in the distance.
Hanging over the crane cab, looking over at the trane-sized doors below. The steel beam tracing the left wall is the support for the gantry crane this photo was taken from.
Behind the grand staircase is this beautifully preserved hallway with medieval-style arches and vivid paint.
A wimpy crane by most standards, only suitable for moving around parts of steam turbines.
This is part of the oldest section of factory, one that hasn’t had a roof in a long time and all usable equipment has been extracted. The machines pictured would spin sliced beets in boiling water… it was a sealed system before someone cut holes on sides of each unit.