This is the only remainder in a small room – everything else got stolen. One can only assume that this engine was once driving the ventilation of the main building.
The hot water cooled down a while ago – most likely the boilers are completely dry and rusty inside… and somebody may have already checked if it’s worth to peeling them off to get the metal underneath.
In the boiler room only two of the four boilers are still standing and slowly corroding with time. Many pipes and two boilers must have been stolen and sold for metal long time ago.
When power gets slowly replaced by rust and thieves take what once got driven by the electric motor… a lonely reminder poses in the small ventilation room.
The rusty door of one of the remaining boilers in the heating room. Still some color is left but the door remains closed…
From the day it was mounted, this electricity meter counted day and night. Until the cables got cut and counting stopped forever.
When business was running, each room needed power, every floor was flooded by artificial light during the dark hours of the nights. But that’s long gone. Only a few ripped off ends from wires and some electric appliance remember of the busy times. Thieves stole
Once a huge boiler was connected to those tubes. One tube most likely was for water, the other connected to a chimney. If there is a little wind outside, a low and hollow whistle sounds from the openings.
Inside the garage, where a workshop surrounded by windows used to be, someone once must have had a little snack: some mackerel in a white wine sauce. The can is rusty, all glass broken… and the fish digested long time ago.
Urban exploration – or in short: Urbex – is the exploration of man-made structures, usually abandoned buildings or not usually seen components of the man-made environment. If decay already started to take place, the environment starts to get even more interesting. Although urbexing may sometimes