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Location DB > United States > New York > Rochester > Delco Ruins
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Delco Ruins
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 Database Info
created by otetiani on 6/24/2004 2:12 AM
last modified by otetiani on 7/23/2005 2:51 AM
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 Overview
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 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Abandoned
Accessibility: Moderate
Recommendation: check it out if you're nearby
 Physical Information
Address
Corner Whitney and Lyell
Rochester, New York
United States
Owner:
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  •  Hazards
  • asbestos
  • rust
  • unsafe flooring
  •  Interesting Features
    About half of the place was demolished after the fire. This place had a lot of potential....
     Security Measures
  • fences
  • wooden boarding
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 0
    Closed: 0
     Required Equipment
  • flashlight
  • long pants / sleeves
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     History
    As far back as I can tell was the Northeast Electrical Company in the 1930's. Later Delco. After Delco closed a number of other companies occupied the complex-- Sykes Datatronics, etc. Then the structure was rented to many different tennants for storage before being abandoned. A couple of locals started a fire that destroyed about two thirds of the complex in 2003. One of them was sent to prison.
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    Delco Ruins 2003

    posted by otetiani
    34 pictures
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    cold feet
    Sat, Dec 31st, 2005
    posted by EvilNick
    5 pictures
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    The Remaining Wing (03/2006)
    Sun, Aug 6th, 2006
    posted by djarcanum
    8 pictures
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    lopix was around
    Sun, Feb 25th, 2007
    posted by lopix
    7 pictures


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     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Opheliaism on 11/29/2009 7:15 AM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Nov 29 09 at 7:15, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Nov 28 09 at 23:54, lopix added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Nov 28 09 at 23:53, lopix updated gallery lopix was around
  • on Nov 28 09 at 23:53, lopix created a new gallery
  • on Aug 6 06 at 15:22, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Aug 6 06 at 3:37, djarcanum swapped pictures 6 and 7
  • on Aug 6 06 at 3:37, djarcanum added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Aug 6 06 at 3:33, djarcanum created a new gallery
  • on Dec 31 05 at 0:28, EvilNick updated gallery picture danger.jpg
  • on Dec 31 05 at 0:26, EvilNick updated gallery cold feet
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    You must log in for this feature to work.Is it still in this wartorn condition?TheFirstCause413565/13/2011 6:58 PM by 93viperboy
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