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Location DB > Canada > Ontario > Hamilton > Firestone Building
 Name
Firestone Building
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 Database Info
created by levacas on 10/15/2006 9:29 PM
last modified by The Seeker on 3/13/2012 6:01 PM
 Viewability
Publically Viewable Publically Viewable
This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.
 Overview
 Description
old tire factory, good adrenaline rush if security does spot you
 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: Moderate
Recommendation: not very exciting, was better 3yrs ago
 Physical Information
Address
1579 Burlington Street East
Hamilton, Ontario
Canada
Owner: City Of Hamilton/Waste Management
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  •  Hazards
  • asbestos
  • rust
  • unsafe flooring
  • flooding
  • water
  • air quality
  • Active recycling plant in half of the building, flooded basement
  •  Interesting Features
    Large empty warehouse/factory space in advanced state of decay. Massive basement thats unfortunately always flooded (better to head down there in Feb). Lots of peeling paint in office building. Lots and lots of rooms. Just never ending corridors and rooms.


     Security Measures
  • fences
  • barbed wire
  • part-time guard
  • locked gates
  • welded doors
  • wooden boarding
  • active locations nearby, guard does laps around building
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1919
    Closed: 1988
     Required Equipment
  • flashlight
  • breathing mask
  • gloves
  • long pants / sleeves
  • towelettes
  •  Recommended Equipment
    Respirator may be wanted for SOME areas in the building
     History
    In 1919 The Firestone Tire and Rubber Company of Canada was incorporated in Hamilton, Ontario and in 1922 The first Canadian-made tire rolled off the line on September 15

    Firestone Closed January 1st, 1987, bought over by Bridgestone, and then closed in 1988
    Currently undergoing demolition.
     Media Coverage

     Future Plans
    possible demolition. equipment, and some structural aspects have recently been removed
     Stories


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     Photo Galleries
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    White Trash and Levacas' Unplanned Trip
    Sun, Oct 15th, 2006
    posted by levacas
    25 pictures
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    The forbidden location of mystery
    Sat, Oct 21st, 2006
    posted by Boffo
    9 pictures
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    Secret locations meet - Lost
    Sat, Oct 21st, 2006
    posted by LostintheWoods
    18 pictures
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    A View to a Roof
    Sun, Oct 22nd, 2006
    posted by Axle
    15 pictures
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    Opheliaism's Pics
    Fri, Oct 27th, 2006
    posted by Opheliaism
    7 pictures
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    tait's adventures
    Thu, Apr 12th, 2007
    posted by tait
    15 pictures
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    I'm tired of this shit.
    Thu, Apr 12th, 2007
    posted by Stewie
    22 pictures
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    lopix was around
    Sun, Mar 8th, 2009
    posted by lopix
    8 pictures
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    Second Time Charm
    Sun, Aug 9th, 2009
    posted by Banditt
    25 pictures
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    August 7th, 2011
    Tue, Aug 9th, 2011
    posted by The Seeker
    16 pictures


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     Panoramas

    Another Rooftop View
    Sat, Aug 15th, 2009
    posted by Banditt


    Rooftop 360
    Sat, Dec 25th, 2010
    posted by .Kyle


    E-Photogs Panorama
    Sat, Jul 10th, 2010
    posted by e-photog


    E-Photog - Worst Panorama EVER!
    Thu, May 21st, 2009
    posted by e-photog


    Vapula's first Pano!
    Thu, May 21st, 2009
    posted by vapula


    Roof
    Tue, Aug 9th, 2011
    posted by The Seeker


    Conveyor
    Tue, Aug 9th, 2011
    posted by The Seeker
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     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Opheliaism on 3/16/2012 1:52 AM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Mar 16 12 at 1:52, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Mar 13 12 at 18:01, The Seeker changed the following: Status
  • on Jan 17 12 at 16:44, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Jan 17 12 at 15:53, .Kyle changed the following: History, Status
  • on Aug 10 11 at 0:01, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Aug 9 11 at 23:58, The Seeker added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Aug 9 11 at 23:55, The Seeker added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Aug 9 11 at 23:49, The Seeker created a new gallery
  • on Aug 9 11 at 23:48, The Seeker updated panorama Conveyor
  • on Aug 9 11 at 23:47, The Seeker updated a panorama image
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