After recovering a bit after our morning excursion at the psych hospital, we decided to check out the smoke stack nearby, which we thought was the power plant, but it turned out to be an old pumping station for the city. The exterior was fascinating, as Victorian industrial architecture is tough to come by at least in the United States, so we started shooting the place from the outside. We noticed a guy leaving the building and locking up the door, and proceeded to ask him about the building; he was very nice and talked about the history of the place for a bit. He mentioned the building was only open a few days a year, one being the bank holiday which we just missed, but seeing as we came all the way from America he said he had a few minutes to let us in and take some photos.
The interior was very pristine, as the volunteers run the engines every so often. Many historical photos were on the walls, and I tried to snap as many photos I could without taking up too much of our guides time. I wish I had a super wide angle lens to get everything in the frame there, but I did the best I could with the 24mm I had at the time.
We thanked him very much for letting us shoot the place and for all the info, and proceeded to head on to another asylum...