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Infiltration Forums > US: Pacific Southwest > Updates on Novato Abandoned Hospital(Viewed 20297 times)
UrbanBuck location:
Corvallis Oregon
 
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Updates on Novato Abandoned Hospital
< on 10/13/2013 3:55 AM >
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For those of you that have explored/plan on exploring the Novato Abandoned Hospital, this may interest you;
The hospital was boarded up a while back, and from what I was being told by locals it was 'impossible' to get into it anymore.

So, I decided to see for myself several weeks ago. Since I work as an intern at an engineering firm, I tend to have items in my car. My plan was to leave an item there that would assist in me getting inside, but without damaging the property. I explored around a bit, and found a possible entrance. I had just the perfect tool in my car to get into the hospital. It was rather heavy, and since it involved climbing down I ended up having to abandon this 'tool' there. If you want to find out how to use this tool to get in, don't be afraid to message me.

P.S.: Some parts I had to wear a gas mask to get through. I'm being told on hot nights there tends to be a lot of floating debris/dust on the lower floors.

Other than that here are some pictures:
Note: The quality of some of these sucks. Pitch black conditions + camera phones = poor photos.
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burplekush location:
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Re: Updates on Novato Abandoned Hospital
<Reply # 1 on 10/13/2013 4:25 AM >
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Urbanbuck great job! Glad to see you found a way in



RescueMe1060 location:
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Re: Updates on Novato Abandoned Hospital
<Reply # 2 on 10/13/2013 5:30 AM >
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atta boy young buck!



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bonnie&clyde location:
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Re: Updates on Novato Abandoned Hospital
<Reply # 3 on 10/13/2013 5:39 AM >
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Was the microwave your "tool"? Your mom is going to be so pissed Bucky!

Was just there tonite....lots of fun, easy access for all...thanks young Buck



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siper location:
SF, CA
 
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Re: Updates on Novato Abandoned Hospital
<Reply # 4 on 10/14/2013 4:25 AM >
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I also thought it was sealed for good, but I slipped in there a month or so ago.

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UrbanBuck location:
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Re: Updates on Novato Abandoned Hospital
<Reply # 5 on 10/14/2013 4:40 AM >
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Beautiful pictures, Siper!



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Re: Updates on Novato Abandoned Hospital
<Reply # 6 on 10/14/2013 4:41 AM >
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Posted by siper
I also thought it was sealed for good, but I slipped in there a month or so ago.



Damn Siper, you got that HDR down to an art!
Nice work.



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bonnie&clyde location:
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Re: Updates on Novato Abandoned Hospital
<Reply # 7 on 10/14/2013 6:25 AM >
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Pfft....pretty fancy Siper, but your artistic eye OBVIOUSLY didn't catch THIS:



or THIS gem:



No HDR! Straight from the camera, bitches!




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Re: Updates on Novato Abandoned Hospital
<Reply # 8 on 10/14/2013 12:31 PM >
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I'm still trying to figure out why engineering interns carry microwaves around in their cars...



Give a person a match and they'll be warm for a minute, but light them on fire and they'll be warm for the rest of their life. =)
UrbanBuck location:
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Re: Updates on Novato Abandoned Hospital
<Reply # 9 on 10/14/2013 3:33 PM >
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Posted by Therrin
I'm still trying to figure out why engineering interns carry microwaves around in their cars...


I think that was a joke from B&C. The item I'm talking about was long and gave the ability to cross a gap.



siper location:
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Re: Updates on Novato Abandoned Hospital
<Reply # 10 on 10/14/2013 5:24 PM >
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Posted by bonnie&clyde
Pfft....pretty fancy Siper, but your artistic eye OBVIOUSLY didn't catch THIS:

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No HDR! Straight from the camera, bitches!



I'm just gonna quit now. The competition is just too damn stiff!



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Yuichi Kanai location:
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Re: Updates on Novato Abandoned Hospital
<Reply # 11 on 10/14/2013 5:50 PM >
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I guessed it was a window frame that could slightly resemble





bonnie&clyde location:
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Re: Updates on Novato Abandoned Hospital
<Reply # 12 on 10/14/2013 6:02 PM >
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Posted by Therrin
I'm still trying to figure out why engineering interns carry microwaves around in their cars...


There WAS a microwave but whatever Bucky left either sank or was scrapped.
Went back yesterday in the daytime with a few others. We all balanced on a windowsill as Yuichi so elegantly stated



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Re: Updates on Novato Abandoned Hospital
<Reply # 13 on 10/19/2013 7:10 PM >
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Thanks very much for the tip UrbanBuck. I live fairly near to this location and have wandered around it many times in the past but never had a chance for a proper visit up till now so that was cheap thrill for me.



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Re: Updates on Novato Abandoned Hospital
<Reply # 14 on 11/1/2013 5:14 PM >
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I wish the x-ray machine was in a slightly larger room, it's so awesome but a pain in the ass to frame in a shot.



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Posted by seany
I wish the x-ray machine was in a slightly larger room, it's so awesome but a pain in the ass to frame in a shot.


Same problem with the one at a certain prison in the midwest.

They don't seem to take into consideration the urbex photographer's compositional needs when they instal those dang things.





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siper location:
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Re: Updates on Novato Abandoned Hospital
<Reply # 16 on 11/2/2013 12:18 AM >
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Posted by seany
I wish the x-ray machine was in a slightly larger room, it's so awesome but a pain in the ass to frame in a shot.


Yeah, the shot above was on my 2nd trip back with a fisheye. Still not great, but too cool not to photograph.



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Re: Updates on Novato Abandoned Hospital
<Reply # 17 on 11/2/2013 2:57 AM >
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love those photos sipher. makes me wish I had a real fisheye and not a cheap screw on



siper location:
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<Reply # 18 on 11/2/2013 5:47 AM >
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Posted by Mosfet
love those photos sipher. makes me wish I had a real fisheye and not a cheap screw on


Thanks, dude! I wish I had one of my own. I had to borrow it from my buddy. It's addicting...



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Re: Updates on Novato Abandoned Hospital
<Reply # 19 on 11/30/2013 3:26 AM >
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Had a blast doing a little post turkey day exploring with Boosted today. This place deserves a return visit. For better pics, and pics of the other one we found.

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