So. I admit it. I must've had traumatic experiences from reading Dickens as a child. That must be it.
What you see on those photographs are the remains of old industrial working environment from about 100 years ago. And they are located in Västerås, Sweden. Can you believe it?
All I think of when I see them, is Charles Dickens and the Industrial Revolution in Britain during the 19th century.
(Photo to the left - Outside)