On the left is the broken glass room that contains the controls for the cable spool, now gone, that sat in the metal shell on the right. The stairs led down to the hoisting engine itself. You can make out the slits where the cable ran up to the headframe tower through the gaping archway.
The generator hall of the last power station, as seen from the gantryway.
A panorama of the Shipping/Receiving building on the northeast end of the block. In the old days this would be facing the ‘Dry Dock Hotel’, a boarding house owned by the company, presumably for the use of the men having their boats repaired here.
A poor panorama showing where the turntable used to be for the roundhouse.
The back of the neon sign before it was converted to LED lighting. The image is mirrored so it can be read.
About a third of the roundhouse was demolished in the 1950s, but there’s a lot left.
This gives a sense of scale for the engine works side of the property.
This gives a sense of the scale and the water damage of the old side (brick, rather than concrete) of the roundhouse.