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Location DB > Canada > Ontario > Toronto > Canada Linseed Oil Mills Ltd.
 Name
Canada Linseed Oil Mills Ltd.
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 Database Info
created by Avatar-X on 8/16/2003 7:33 PM
last modified by EVmAN on 12/27/2011 9:07 PM
 Viewability
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 Overview
 Description
An old Linseed Oil Mill, shut down in the 1960's. It features HUGE wooden delivery doors in the shipping bay, steep and narrow staircases, still operable elevator doors, and access to multiple roof levels.
 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Abandoned
Accessibility: Difficult, Basement doors newly welded shut, first floor entirely secured and new higher fences.
Recommendation: check it out if you're nearby
 Physical Information
Address
Near Dundas & Roncesvalles
Toronto, Ontario
Canada
Owner: City of Toronto
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  •  Hazards
  • asbestos
  • rust
  • flooding
  • water
  • Active pigeons
  •  Interesting Features
    Indoor waterfalls after a heavy rain, are magnificent. Watch out for the flooded basement during the spring and into the early summer though...
     Security Measures
  • fences
  • barbed wire
  • locked gates
  • welded doors
  • wooden boarding
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1915
    Closed: 1965
     Required Equipment
  • flashlight
  • gloves
  • long pants / sleeves
  • foot protection
  •  Recommended Equipment
    Rubber boots, lint brush, spoon, ostrich egg and a poster of Carmine Raguso
     History

     Media Coverage
    Spacing article about Canada Linseed Oil Mills and the surrounding area
     Future Plans
    The citizens of Parkdale want to turn this place into a community centre.
     Stories


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     Photo Galleries
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    Outdoor Overview
    Sat, Aug 16th, 2003
    posted by Avatar-X
    12 pictures
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    Closer Night Inspection
    Tue, Apr 20th, 2004
    posted by DiscoStu
    13 pictures
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    Misc shots
    Thu, Jul 29th, 2004
    posted by micro
    9 pictures
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    First Interior Gallery + see panoramics !
    Thu, Jul 21st, 2005
    posted by david416
    18 pictures
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    Mutt Stops By....
    Wed, Sep 7th, 2005
    posted by Mutt
    8 pictures
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    yokes pops by
    Sun, Dec 4th, 2005
    posted by yokes
    4 pictures
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    yokes' second trip
    Thu, Feb 9th, 2006
    posted by yokes
    4 pictures
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    Contrasty!
    Sun, Feb 12th, 2006
    posted by lopix
    70 pictures
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    lsd trip 2006
    Tue, Feb 28th, 2006
    posted by lsd
    23 pictures
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    Hubub's Frozen Visit
    Wed, Mar 15th, 2006
    posted by HUBUB
    10 pictures
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    Air33's 1st visit
    Tue, Apr 25th, 2006
    posted by Air
    6 pictures
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    May 23rd 2006
    Wed, May 24th, 2006
    posted by david416
    10 pictures
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    Canada Linseend Oil Mill
    Sat, May 27th, 2006
    posted by 350D
    20 pictures
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    April '06 visit
    Wed, Jul 5th, 2006
    posted by inventor77
    20 pictures
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    Oct 14 2006
    Thu, Nov 2nd, 2006
    posted by Shr-eddie
    23 pictures
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    Banditt 2009_05_31
    Sun, May 31st, 2009
    posted by Banditt
    25 pictures
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    HI-LITE, was not here...
    Wed, Jul 1st, 2009
    posted by hilite
    8 pictures
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    cereal83 stops in
    Sun, Nov 15th, 2009
    posted by cereal83
    25 pictures
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    E-Photogs Adventure
    Sun, May 23rd, 2010
    posted by e-photog
    5 pictures
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    March 2011 Visit
    Tue, Mar 15th, 2011
    posted by bandi
    7 pictures
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    October '11 meet
    Sun, Oct 16th, 2011
    posted by Sagetranq
    12 pictures
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    2010 shots
    Fri, Jun 21st, 2013
    posted by 43rdstreet
    10 pictures


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     Panoramas

    finally inside
    Thu, Jul 21st, 2005
    posted by david416


    2nd floor
    Thu, Jul 21st, 2005
    posted by david416


    view from the west
    Tue, Jul 19th, 2005
    posted by david416


    facing south
    Tue, Jul 19th, 2005
    posted by david416


    'facing south' room, from inside - graffiti trashed
    Wed, May 24th, 2006
    posted by david416
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     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Steed on 6/25/2014 9:28 AM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Jun 25 14 at 9:28, Steed validated this location
  • on Jun 21 13 at 2:22, 43rdstreet added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Jun 21 13 at 2:02, 43rdstreet created a new gallery
  • on Dec 28 11 at 17:24, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Dec 27 11 at 21:07, EVmAN changed the following: Security Measures, Required Equipment
  • on Oct 20 11 at 22:01, Mutt validated this location
  • on Oct 16 11 at 23:17, Sagetranq updated gallery picture P1000271.JPG
  • on Oct 16 11 at 23:14, Sagetranq added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Oct 16 11 at 23:11, Sagetranq deleted 1 pictures from gallery October '11 meet
  • on Oct 16 11 at 23:08, Sagetranq added some pictures to a gallery
  •  Forum Threads about this Location
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    You must log in for this feature to work.New barriers on Windows and doorsMagicPeople010696/11/2013 5:37 AM by MagicPeople
    You must log in for this feature to work.Accessibility_Anna_624419/26/2012 8:30 AM by MagicPeople
    You must log in for this feature to work.Construction to start.Johnny Dingleberry8242711/5/2008 4:09 PM by The Photomat
    You must log in for this feature to work.New fencing on east sideyokes420763/25/2007 1:29 AM by Air
    You must log in for this feature to work.Closer InspectionDiscoStu1328094/15/2006 10:10 PM by sigma
    You must log in for this feature to work."Media coverage" old photoMutt2196511/27/2005 5:23 PM by Decoy
    You must log in for this feature to work.1st picture.Noah Vale122878/18/2003 11:32 AM by Avatar-X
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