A day at the abandoned nuthouse

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  1. Garbz

    Garbz No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    I was going to post this 2 weeks ago with my ghost picture from the same place, but I noticed another member posted something along the same theme. Seeing how I don't want to give the impression that all the TPF members are crazy enough to want to get IN a mental institution, I took my time with processing.

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    The MS-DOS manual should give an idea of how long this place has been abandoned.
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    The other from my ghost series of pictures.
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    Don't think this is a very good design.
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    There where chroming bottles everywhere so it was a pleasant surprise to find one that wasn't.
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    Thanks for looking :) Larger ones on flickr.
     
  2. ryan7783

    ryan7783 TPF Noob!

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    great shots.

    how are you guys getting into these buildings?? here in VA they keep everything locked
     
  3. Dmitri

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    Kudos for going in. Not sure about Australia, but if you see a building all graphiti up like that here, you have to avoid it for your own safetly.
    Nice pics :)
     
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    Nice! What is a "Chroming bottle"?
     
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    These are great shots. I like the fan and the coke bottle :)
     
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    Excellent! Looks like newer construction then the ones around here
     
  7. Garbz

    Garbz No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Looking at the graffiti it is quite clear someone took care of the doors for us :). Front fence was an issue and we looked for rentacops before going in.

    Speaking of safety we looked in each building from the outside before going in because we did find things like needles and spent bullet casings, but we did miss one guy. While setting up that shot of my friend playing ghost, the door behind me opened. I grabbed my tripod by the legs just as this guy comes out of a room holding a backpack wheeling a bicycle. He just said "oh hey, I didn't make it all the way home last night so I decided to sleep here, seeya." Needless to say it got the adrenaline going quite a bit.

    Chroming is when you spray spraypaint into a bottle and huff the fumes. Not healthy, what ever happened to the normal drugs. Anyway nearly every bottle we found was some funky colour.

    Dry3210 the place was built in 1983 and from the looks of it abandoned mid / late 90s. We did find one computer near a phone connection that had a whopping 56k modem on it. :)
     
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    I love the last one. The lighting seems to portray what it would "feel" like walking around in there. Have to find one of those buildings by me.
     
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    Hey man, cool to see these kind of shots from Australia, its always american posters posting up these kinds of pics, no where in Sydney to take shots like this, lol, pretty freaky places I rekn,, good work on the shots.. :mrgreen:
     
  10. Garbz

    Garbz No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    I'm sure there are. It's just a case of finding them. I mean Sydney youths have got to have some place to destroy or they'd go nuts right?
     
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    Man I love abandoned stuff like this. These are really cool photos.

    (and hey I just ditched my 56k modem a week ago so it's not THAT ancient, hahaha)
     

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