Urban Exploration – State Gold Battery and Cyanide Works

Exact Location: Confidential Australia’s mining industry plunged into depression in the 1920s with base metal prices collapsing after the First World War.  The exception was gold.  In times of economic depression gold mining becomes more profitable and, hence, gold mining increased dramatically in South Australia throughout the 1930s.  This was helped by the floating of gold […]

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Urban Exploration – Glenside Hospital – Paterson House

Continuing my series on the various buildings and wards which make up the former Glenside Hospital.  For more than a century the collection of buildings now known as Glenside Hospital were home to Adelaide’s abandoned, sick and insane. Within the walls of the 130 acre hospital were countless tales not just of sorrow but also ground-breaking, world-first advancements in the treatment of […]

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Urban Exploration – Glenside Hospital – The Elms

I’ll be posting a series on the various buildings and wards which make up the former Glenside Hospital.  For more than a century the collection of buildings now known as Glenside Hospital were home to Adelaide’s abandoned, sick and insane. Within the walls of the 130 acre hospital were countless tales not just of sorrow but also ground-breaking, world-first advancements in […]

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