Abandoned Factory Quebec, Saint-Hubert

Abandoned Factory Quebec, Saint-Hubert
On the south shore of Montreal (Quebec), in the old city of Saint Hubert (currently it’s a borough of Longueuil) is a abandoned factory. Apparently, the building was used to provide heating for the surrounding warehouses and hangars. They were part of a large complex of a partially destroyed and now abandoned military base. If the little information I could find is correct, most of the base buildings, and 171 of its 186 acres were sold to various companies, CLC …

Urban Exploration – Movies, Documentaries, TV Series

Urban Exploration – Movies, Documentaries, TV Series
If your are an urban photographer or an urban explorer, and are looking for some movies, documentaries or TV series about urban exploration, here is a list that I made. I didn’t watch all of them, but some are good, some are, less good… (Check on Imdb first) It can give you an idea about what urban exploration is, or make you smile and remember an abandoned asylum you explored, think about thrills you got when you visited an old …

Abandoned Paper Recycling Plant of Montreal

Abandoned Paper Recycling Plant of Montreal
The abandoned paper recycling plant of Montreal is located near the Lachine Canal, south part of Montreal island. Made of red bricks walls and wooden floors and structures, the old abandoned plant still contains lots of recycling bins and paper rolls. Something good to do a little urbex session. The factory was partially destroyed in 2011 by a fire. More than 125 firefighters were on the scene to stop the flames. Few walls and roof parts are collapsed. Rusty bolts …

Brock Tunnel – Beaudry – Montreal

Brock Tunnel – Beaudry – Montreal
The tunnel was build in 1895 as the Brock tunnel (Brock Street Tunnel) by P.W. George who was the Montreal city engineer at the time. Design and construction of the tunnel, subway and viaduct were supervised by Stuart Howard under P.W. George’s direction. Two contractors worked on it too: Emery Lafontaine and Charles Lemoyne. Named after General Isaac Brock who died at the Battle of Queestown (battle between Canada and United States), on October 13th, in 1812, the tunnel is …

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 …