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 …

Abandoned Factory – Canet – France

Abandoned Factory – Canet – France
The abandoned factory of Canet in Herault (France), is also known as the industrial wasteland of Agrocanet. Located at the entrance of the town of Canet, along the road to Clermont l’Herault, it will probably be part of the eco-neighborhood of Boullounac, a project of 10.5 ha. The original site of Canet stood closer to the Hérault river, but because of floods and flooding, residents have rebuilt the village further away from the river, inside walls. Currently, the location is …

Urbex Switzerland – Rurex Abandoned Farm

Urbex Switzerland – Rurex Abandoned Farm
Hi urban explorers and rurex fans, As I’m looking for doing some urbex in Switzerland, but it looks difficult to find abandoned places here, I thought about posting this winter rurex exploration of an abandoned farm. So if you are an urbexer in Switzerland and want to plan some explorations, do not hesitate to contact me. I think there is some abandoned factories around Bern, Basel, Zurich or Winthertur, so I will check for clues. Rurex is fine too! 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 …