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  1. 4, 10, 11 and 25 mate! Stunners. Nicely shot mate, not seen this one before
  2. UK

    Apparently the slabs are not even there now!
  3. France

    That entrance is a stunner yeah! Nice one man
  4. Nice one, I had heard of GT Manor, but yeah, nothing for years. Some great shots there too man
  5. UK

    That's spot on, not sure why I haven't paid a visit here myself, still lots to see nicely done
  6. USA

    I apologize for apologizing Thanks man
  7. UK

    Nice little find and def worth popping your head in
  8. France

    Difficult to process? Look great to me man
  9. Afternoon All, Here is another hospital i visited whilst in the States. Was about a 3.5 hour drive from where i was staying in Rhode Island so was up early for this one to make our way here. Once there, we parked up and was shocked to see how much more snow there was here than there was in RI. Making our way up the hill out of sight was a mission on its own through the knee deep snow, but once up and in the building, it was all good.....until we had to move to the other buildings, it would be obvious to security someone was there due to us leaving tracks, but we made our way over the the main buildings and got inside. It became apparently that we must have been alone that day as when we were relaxing on the roof in the sun, we hadnt seen anyone else, heard any cars or anything. ALl of the roads inside the campus had been ploughed, but we must have just got lucky i suppose. Some history from the interweb The Hudson River State Hospital, is a former New York state psychiatric hospital which operated from 1873 until its closure in the early 2000s. The campus is notable for its main building, known as a "Kirkbride," which has been designated a National Historic Landmark due to its exemplary High Victorian Gothic architecture, the first use of that style for an American institutional building.[2][3] It is located on US 9 on the Poughkeepsie-Hyde Park town line. Frederick Clarke Withers designed the hospital's buildings in 1867. Calvert Vaux and Frederick Law Olmsted designed the grounds. It was intended to be completed quickly, but went far over its original schedule and budget. The hospital opened on October 18, 1871 as the Hudson River State Hospital for the Insane[4] and admitted its first 40 patients. Construction, however, was far from over and would continue for another 25 years. A century later, it was slowly closed down as psychiatric treatment had changed enough that large hospitals were no longer needed, and its services had been served by the nearby Hudson River Psychiatric Center until that facility's closure in January 2012. The campus was closed and abandoned in 2003 and since then has fallen into a state of disrepair. Authorities struggle with the risk of arson and vandals after suspicion of an intentionally set fire. The male bedding ward, south of the main building, was critically damaged in a 2007 fire caused by lightning. The property was sold to an unnamed buyer in November 2013.[5] Heres afew shots i took 1. Hudson State Hospital by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 2. Hudson State Hospital by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 3. Hudson State Hospital by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 4. Hudson State Hospital by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 5. Hudson State Hospital by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 6. Hudson State Hospital by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 7. Hudson State Hospital by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 8. Hudson State Hospital by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 9. Hudson State Hospital by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 10. Hudson State Hospital by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 11. Hudson State Hospital by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 12. Hudson State Hospital by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 13. Hudson State Hospital by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 14. Hudson State Hospital by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 15. Hudson State Hospital by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 16. Hudson State Hospital by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 17. Hudson State Hospital by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 18. Hudson State Hospital by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 19. Hudson State Hospital by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 20. Hudson State Hospital by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 21. Hudson State Hospital by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 22. Hudson State Hospital by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 23. Hudson State Hospital by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 24. Hudson State Hospital by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 25. Hudson State Hospital by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 26. Hudson State Hospital by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr Thanks for taking a ganders DJ
  10. USA

    Thanks all for the comments. Yeah, it really is a great place to spend the day :). Just about to post another Asylum i visited whilst in the states
  11. USA

    No info on this one im afraid, i litrally got to Boston and met up with some friends for some dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe then started drinking, drunk way too much tbh, more than i intended as i was wanting to do a rooftop on the first night in the states, but by time i actually got away from all the bars was 01:41am and i just went wondering in search for a construction site. Stumbled across this one and saw the coast was clear, so hopped the fence and found a way to the top, was only about 17/18 stories but a nice view none the less. I had time to switch lenses up there too and had no trouble getting out either which was nice Heres some pics, little bit grainy but hey ho. Boston Rooftop by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr Boston Rooftop by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr Boston Rooftop by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr Boston Rooftop by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr Boston Rooftop by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr Boston Rooftop by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr Boston Rooftop by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr Boston Rooftop by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr Boston Rooftop by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr Boston Rooftop by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr Boston Rooftop by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr Boston Rooftop by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr Boston Rooftop by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr Thanks for looking DJ
  12. Morning All, This report is very picture heavy i do apologise I recently went over to America for the first time ever to meet up with some American contacts who had said in the past if i was ever over in the states, they would be more than happy to show me around So i upped and booked it, not knowing that i would land in Boston the day before St Patricks day and that 2 of my mates from work were out in Boston to celebrate, so on my week in the states i stayed in Boston for the first 2 nights (i hit a rooftop on my first night, i shall get a report up when i can) and then my friends from Rhode Island came to pick me up on the Saturday to take me exploring. This was the first place we visited and spent a fair few hours here to be honest, the campus is massive, but once we were in one building, we used the tunnels to get around the rest of the campus, as this was safer due to the security driving around the grounds and potentially spotting our footprints in the snow. History stolen from Wiki: Westborough State Hospital or "Westborough Insane Hospital" is a historic hospital along Lyman Street, north of Chauncy Lake and junction of Milk Street and MA Route 9 Westborough, Massachusetts, which sat on more than 600 acres (240 ha). The hospital was established in 1884 on the grounds of the State Reform School for Boys. The existing buildings were renovated to accommodate the needs of a mental hospital and was opened on December 1, 1886. This was the first homeopathic hospital for the insane established in New England; but such hospital existed in New York, Michigan and perhaps other states.[2] The Hospital was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1994. The hospital was closed in 2010, led by Chief Operating Officer, Joel Skolnick, in anticipation of a new Worcester State Hospital opening in 2012. The 10 bed Deaf Unit, The 2 Adolescent Units and the Intensive Residential Treatment Program (one step below State Hospital Level) programs were closed by June 2010.[3] The pioneering African-American psychiatrist Solomon Carter Fuller spent the majority of his career practicing at the hospital. While there, he performed his ground-breaking research on the physical changes to the brains of Alzheimer's patients. On May 9, 2015, a memorial service was held in nearby Pine Grove Cemetery for the more than 500 patients who died at Westborough State Hospital and whose remains were unclaimed and subsequently buried in a potter's field. The service was part of a larger effort to put names to the graves of the deceased.[4] On with my photos 1. Westboro Asylum by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 2. Westboro Asylum by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 3. Westboro Asylum by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 4. Westboro Asylum by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 5. Westboro Asylum by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 6. Westboro Asylum by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 7. Westboro Asylum by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 8. Westboro Asylum by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 9. Westboro Asylum by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 10. Westboro Asylum by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 11. Westboro Asylum by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 12. Westboro Asylum by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 13. Westboro Asylum by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 14. Westboro Asylum by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 15. Westboro Asylum by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 16. Westboro Asylum by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 17. Westboro Asylum by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 18. Westboro Asylum by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 19. Westboro Asylum by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 20. Westboro Asylum by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 21. Westboro Asylum by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 22. Westboro Asylum by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 23. Westboro Asylum by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 24. Westboro Asylum by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 25. Westboro Asylum by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 26. Westboro Asylum by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 27. Westboro Asylum by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 28. Westboro Asylum by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 29. Westboro Asylum by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 30. Westboro Asylum by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 31. Westboro Asylum by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 32. Westboro Asylum by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 33. Westboro Asylum by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 34. Westboro Asylum by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 35. Westboro Asylum by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 36. Westboro Asylum by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr 37. Westboro Asylum by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr If you made it this far, thanks Cheers for looking DJ
  13. UK

    Lovely, wish I had made the effort to go see this. That's a nice slab
  14. Wowsers Andy! They are some awfully good shots. Those ceilings are awesome along with that fireplace

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