Macquarie Boys Technology High
The school was established on this site in 1957 after moving from its previous location in Parramatta. Over time, Macquarie Boys Technology High experienced a sharp decline in enrolments and developed some reputational problems.
Callan Park is a heritage-listed former insane asylum located in Rozelle, part of Sydney’s Inner West. The main body of the Callan Park Mental Hospital is the Kirkbride Complex. The asylum was designed in 1877
by James Barnet, Colonial Architect, in collaboration with Frederick Norton Manning, Inspector of the Insane.
The ATL Building was originally the home of Automatic Totalisers Limited.
The company produced calculation machines used for ticket printing and issuing, sales recording in department stores and racecourse totaliser practice.
Queen Victoria Sanitorium
Queen Victoria Sanitorium was built as a retreat for Sir Kelso King around 1890 in Wentworth Falls on the Kings Tableland. This part of the grounds remains on the site today.
West Ryde Pumping Station
West Ryde Pumping Station itself is still in operation and plays a vital role in supplying potable water to the northern suburbs of Sydney. It is the largest of it’s kind in the southern hemisphere.
Mittagong Maltings was originally constructed between 1898 and 1916. It consisted of three malthouses.
Box Hill Brickworks
The Box Hill Brickworks was established the site in 1884 and continued production until 1892 when it was closed as a result of the depression.
Abandoned Shoe Factory
Unfortunately, I can’t really offer much in the way of the history of this Abandoned Shoe Factory. I shot this site in 2011, not long after I began photographing abandoned buildings.