This War of the Worlds-esque tripod crane is the last remaining of its kind on the Wellington waterfront. There were once nine of these along Glasgow Wharf. Tripod cranes were in use throughout the world until outmoded by the introduction of container shipping in the 1960's. Shot and edited in 1080p full HD by Gunner.
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for Urbex Central. Thanks for watching and stay tuned for 2014... Here's an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 25,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would … Continue reading 2013 in review
Gunner hardly requires an introduction here at Urbex Central. No doubt you'll be more than familiar with his antics- in particular his dizzying, vertigo inducing videos. Our chief explorer has been very busy this year- very busy indeed... Unfortunately due to a recent rooftopping accident, he's going to be a bit quieter over the next … Continue reading Gunner
Littering the Cockatoo Island landscape, these sentinels are an imposing sight on the skyline. Many of the cranes have fallen into incredible states of disrepair, with some of the booms having become completely detached from the body of the crane. These cranes are the subject of my first post on Cockatoo Island, one is even … Continue reading Cockatoo Island 1 – Cranes
This is the first in a new series of posts focusing on Cockatoo Island, situated in Sydney harbour, with each of these instalments focusing on a different aspect of what cockatoo island has to offer in the way of urban exploration, the video here is a general overview of some of the different features of the … Continue reading Cockatoo Island – Introduction/Teaser