The Former Cardinal Brewery – Fribourg

The Former Cardinal Brewery – Fribourg
The Former Cardinal Brewery of Fribourg, Switzerland, was founded in 1788 by François Piller. Owner at the «Zum Lachs» hostel, located near the Bern`s Gate in Fribourg, he decides to have a brewery built for his son, freshly graduated as great Bavarian brewer. François Piller was a kind of pioneer, as till that time, only farmer women, then monks, were brewing the beer, with gathered cereals. From 1802 to 1877, the brewery of Fribourg had many different owners, before to …

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 …

Detroit Urbex, Urban Exploration Temple?

Detroit Urbex, Urban Exploration Temple?
Hi all, Today I bring you to Detroit for some urban exploration. Is Detroit for Urbex, an urban exploration temple? I guess it’s an incredible place for any urban explorer. Abandoned houses, destroyed buildings, dilapidated factories… many of the US symbols just left there. I watched and discovered recently, this documentary about life in Detroit, past, present and future. Filmed by Anthony Bourdain for CNN, for his serie Parts Unknown.. I invite you to have a look at it and …

The Abandoned Incinerator Of Montreal

The Abandoned Incinerator Of Montreal
Hi photographers and urban explorers. Four other sessions at the abandoned incinerator of Montreal, from few months ago. The Abandoned Incinerator Des Carrières, known as the Incinerator #3. First serie of photographs is when I went into the building by night and experienced some shots and lighting. I bought at the Dolorama store some really cheap colored lights (blue, green, red, white) and I tried some lightpainting with them. I used the lights to lightpaint so elements of the machines …

Silo 5 Montreal – Abandoned Silo

Silo 5 Montreal – Abandoned Silo
Hi photographers and urban explorers, Here are some pictures of the abandoned silo #5 in Montreal. One of the biggest abandoned building in the city. A massive building for the movement of grain, Silo No. 5, with its 206 silos in three different structures, measures almost a half a kilometre long, along the entire length of the Pointe-du-Moulin, and reaches up to a height of 66.4 metres. Composed by three distinct parts linked together by aerial galleries, the Silo No. …