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Location DB > Canada > Quebec > Montreal > Montreal Locomotive Works
Montreal Locomotive Works
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created by cjb on 2/24/2004 1:13 AM
last modified by MeesterPanda on 5/14/2016 4:54 PM
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This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.

 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: Easy
Recommendation: drop everything - must see
 Physical Information
corner Hochelaga/Dickson streets
Montreal, Quebec
Owner: Bombardier real estate
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  •  Hazards
  • rust
  • unsafe flooring
  • flooding
  • Contamination / Nearby Busy Street
  •  Interesting Features
    Really huge complex covering several acres in east side montreal. Was still full of interesting machinery, including a still working sky lift !!
     Security Measures
  • fences
  • barbed wire
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 0
    Closed: 1989
     Required Equipment
  • flashlight
  • head protection
  •  Recommended Equipment

    Built the second batch ofsubway cars for Toronto's subway system in 1963 (an order of 6 - 6 car trainsets) ,also built cars for the NY subway and many other worlwide.It also built steam locomotives in its early days The last new build loco to come out of here was the LRC in the early 80s. Bombardier used to plant after that to keep CN and CPs fleets of mlw built alcos still running. MLW was a division of ALCO that outlasted its parent company
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     Future Plans
    The property was demolished in 2003 and is now a huge vacant lot along Dickson street

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     Photo Galleries
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    Chronic & Suzzy Canada Day 2004
    Wed, Jul 14th, 2004
    posted by Chronic
    27 pictures
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    SPEK's better than nothing trip:
    Sun, Feb 20th, 2005
    posted by SPEK Photo
    36 pictures

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    Photography 6 / 10
    Coolness 5 / 10
    Content Quality 1 / 10
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Explorer Zero on 5/21/2016 2:58 PM.

     Latest Changes
  • on May 21 16 at 14:58, Explorer Zero validated this location
  • on May 14 16 at 16:54, MeesterPanda changed the following: Status
  • on Oct 13 07 at 4:38, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Sep 24 07 at 5:27, cjb updated the main picture
  • on Sep 24 07 at 5:25, cjb updated the main picture
  • on May 21 06 at 22:36, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Apr 6 06 at 3:09, cjb updated gallery 2000, UE paradise before demolition
  • on Apr 6 06 at 3:07, cjb created a new gallery
  • on Feb 25 06 at 18:51, cjb made this location private
  • on Jul 27 05 at 6:30, cjb made this location public
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