Urban Exploration – Industrial Disease

Sometimes entire industries cease to exist – superseded by bigger, better, shinier and the more environmental friendly.  Comparative advantage. Competitive advantage.  Often these are the industry killers.  Other times it’s economic rationalisation.  Seeking a cost benefit by killing an industry in one area to consolidate in another.  Leaving memories and skeletons behind. The ways of […]

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Urban Exploration – Hide and Seek

I’m sitting on a backlog of recent explorations that I can’t put online yet because the time isn’t right.  Naming the locations prematurely puts them at risk and I try where possible to wait until the right time.  So, in the meantime, here’s a look at a recent misadventure: Usually, my exploring is planned in advance.  […]

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Urban Exploration – AMCOR Factory, Melbourne, Victoria

I called this site Autopsy Of Adelaide as I wanted to document the forgotten history of Adelaide and the fleeting nature of things as Adelaide transitions to a modern and bustling city.  But of course abandonment, loss of history and the demise of manufacturing are not limited to South Australia.  And so last year we packed the […]

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