it looks like this place is being cleaned up or there are squatters; a mate went 3 hours after me and there was a guy on site working; alas someone has nicked all the dildos; vainglorious dickheads have also been on site "tagging"
still some cracking vintage porn to be seen as well as some great items
the guy was sure a hoarder
By The Urban Tourist
Some months ago I went to explore this abandoned middle school. Since it is almost completely vandalized, there is nothing special inside (exept maybe for the wooden chair you will see), but what made me so curious about this structure was its architecture, very modern and... unusual for a school. Since it was raining and we didn't have any umbrellas, I couldn't take many pictures from outside; I also tried to climb onto the top, but for the same reason I stayed there only for a few seconds (the camera I was using wasn't even mine and was really expensive, so I was scared to ruin it).
Here is the complete album.
"-RiP- You were and remain unique, grandpa"
(I found that chair in that position)
Whitley Bridge Mill was originally built in 1870s by John and Thomas Croysdale. Powered by electricity and steam, the mill utilised roller milling, a technique that had revolutionised the flour industry. For more than 100 years the mill was owned by James Bowman & Sons Ltd. Bowmans ceased operations at the mill in 2016 after making the decision to move away from flour milling, and the mill was subsequently closed.
Much of the machinery and equipment had been sold at auction, and extensive damaged caused to the building during the removal of the equipment. However enough remained to make this an interesting visit. The building is like a maze, and we kept find more and more bits every time we thought we'd covered the entire place. Visited with @The Amateur Wanderer.
Archive image of the mill
The mill as it stands today
Autoroller roller mills
More roller mills
The roller mills were the main machinery in the flour milling process
One of the few remaining original windows, although now with a metal sheet covering
The laboratory was quite interesting
Note the Bowmans logo used to form a pattern in the tiles
Rear exterior and silos
A trip through an abandoned pig slaughterhouse. Here you can follow the last path of a pig.
1 round them up
IMG_1974-Edit by Bart Hamradio, on Flickr
2 dead pig walking
IMG_1990-Edit by Bart Hamradio, on Flickr
IMG_1994-Edit by Bart Hamradio, on Flickr
4 beginning of processing
IMG_1929-Edit by Bart Hamradio, on Flickr
IMG_1922-Edit by Bart Hamradio, on Flickr
6 hair trim
IMG_1927-Edit by Bart Hamradio, on Flickr
7 hair removing
IMG_1973 by Bart Hamradio, on Flickr
8 waist disposal
IMG_1967-Edit-Edit by Bart Hamradio, on Flickr
9 chop them up
IMG_1915-Edit by Bart Hamradio, on Flickr
10 piece by piece
IMG_1920-Edit by Bart Hamradio, on Flickr
11 meat chain
IMG_1961-Edit by Bart Hamradio, on Flickr
12 to the freezer
IMG_1938-HDR-Edit by Bart Hamradio, on Flickr