Posts Tagged ‘urban exploration’

Exploring Ford’s former chassis plant

Geelong is a city that was built on manufacturing, and the Ford factory has been a large part of it since it commenced operations in 1925. But what happens when one of those factories closes?

Entire factory now empty

Hitting the front page of Reddit

Yesterday I was looking through the statistics for my blog, when I noticed a rather large spike in traffic to my site. So what caused it?

Security in the City Loop (or lack thereof)

Welcome to Melbourne Central station, where on Wednesday night the first of Ted Baillieu’s Protective Services Officers started duty, protecting passengers from the hoards of evildoers who descend on the station after 6 PM. Meanwhile at the next station over, some vandals managed to make their way into Parliament station after the last train, and spray paint the walls with graffiti. So how the hell did they get in there?

Tags spray painted along the walls at Parliament station

Former GMH powerhouse in Port Melbourne

Welcome to Lorimer Street in Port Melbourne. Located in a suburb better known for expensive waterfront property, it is often forgotten that this area is full of industrial plants belonging to the likes of Boeing, the DSTO, Herald and Weekly Times, Kraft, and GM Holden. The last company is the topic for today.

Abandoned on Lorimer Street

Abandoned hospitals of Melbourne

When asked to picture a hospital, most people would visualise a massive building filled with doctors and patients. However if one takes a walk around the Melbourne suburb of Parkville, you will find three hospitals that are only inhabited by security guards. So where are they?

Former Royal Women's Hospital on Swanston Street, Melbourne