The underside of the dock seemed almost like a cathedral to industry with vaulted ceilings.
I made this picture to give the reader a sense of the slope between the mine buildings and the base of the concentrator. The whole area was really steep, and sometimes required scrambling to get up and down the Picayune Gulch for short distances.
Without a conveyor belt, this tripper seems lost. The job of this machine was simply to take grains from the moving conveyor belt and eject it into the silos via the chutes on the sides. Note all the dust collection venting added to the machine to suck up any explosive grain dust.
Before each warhead was crated, it was inspected.
There were three main stockhouses, two of which still exist, that are filled with tanks like these in addition to Fermentation. Each tank is the size of the city bus and few are left after the 2008-2009 scrapings.
A heavy steel security door, taken right off its hinges. This was likely installed after Grafton State School took over the hospital.
Police tape marks were kids got hurt in the past… probably from falling from the unstable catwalk above.
Holes were cut into the floor to extract equipment from the basements. it was interesting to see the I-beams extending through all the levels of Studebaker.
Perhaps this office was for a film studio or music producer.