Former Plant Montreal – Stelfil Factory

Former Plant Montreal – Stelfil Factory
The former Stelfil plant is located in Lachine, on Montreal island. The now abandoned factory’s activity stopped in 2008. Stelfil Ltd. story begins in 1872, when Fairman & Cooper, wholesaler of Montreal, founded the Dominion factory. The company became the Dominion Wire Manufacturing Company in 1883, when it moved to the current location. The factory merged with the Canadian steel producer Stelco in 1910. Stelfil Ltd. headquarters and sales office are located in Lachine, on the island of Montreal. The …

Des Carrières Incinerator – Montreal – Black & White

Des Carrières Incinerator – Montreal – Black & White
Hi photographers and urban explorers, Another article about the Des Carrières Incinerator of Montreal, but this time, with black and white pictures. I wanted to see the result of it, as I found the pictures from the first exploration I did there, with my friend Jarold. We couldn’t go in the first time, but it was still impressive to explore around the incinerator, especially the high chimneys. Some interesting structures and an abandoned control room at the entrance, are part …

The Dickson Incinerator Of Montreal

The Dickson Incinerator Of Montreal
Hi photographers and urban explorers, Here is another abandoned building in Montreal, The incinerator Dickson. It was built in 1954, to replace the old incinerators where horses were used to harvest waste. In those times, it was the most modern in North America. In the 1920s, the city of Montreal had problems with dumps that were giving off strong emanations, sources of diseases etc. So at the end of the decade (1929-31), Montreal decided to build its first two large …

Dow Brewery – Montreal, Quebec

Dow Brewery – Montreal, Quebec
The beginning Dow Brewery of Montreal, in the province of Quebec in Canada, had its beginning in 1790. Thomas Dunn, a young Scotsman, set himself up in business as a brewer at La Prairie, in South of Montreal. La Prairie was an important stopover for travelers going between New York and Montreal. In 1808, Thomas sons, James and John Dunn, moved the brewery, to a site on Notre Dame Street in Montreal. In 1818 John died, and in 1824, William …

Geo W. Reed Factory – Abandoned Montreal

Geo W. Reed Factory – Abandoned Montreal
Hi all, photographers and urban explorers. As you may know, the famous Geo W. Reed factory will be demolished soon. This abandoned building, also known as the Babcock & Wilcox factory, has been abandoned around 1982 (probably opened in 1895) and was a great place for graffiti artists. There is not much information available on Internet about this former factory. Even the name of the building was confusing, as there was different owners then (Rosco and Dominic Vadela rembourrage, for …