Today’s series of photographs comes from a walk around the outside of the old boilerhouse at UNE. For years high pressure hot water was fed around the campus heated by this coal-fed boiler house. Nowadays the hot water comes from gas-driven boilers. I know nothing about boilerhouses so don’t trust any of my descriptions below. The grey day helps to amplify the greyness of the building.
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The doors to the twin fires. Coal fed.
Gauges and dials.
A stash of small motors and pulleys and stuff.
Concrete and metal lines.
Extract the gasses and push tehm up the chimney.
The boilerhouse glasshouse. A place to view the action.