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Location DB > United States > New York > Tonawanda > Spaulding Fibre
Spaulding Fibre
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created by slowtalon on 7/31/2005 8:14 PM
last modified by Air on 1/12/2010 12:18 AM
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This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.
There are several seprate buildings, you know your in the right spot because of the massive stack that says spaulding fibre on it.
 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: - select -
Recommendation: forget it
 Physical Information

Tonawanda, New York
United States
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  •  Hazards
  • asbestos
  • rust
  • unsafe flooring
  • flooding
  • water
  • air quality
  • Lots of heavy equipment on unsafe flooring, be very carefull. Also one of the building roof has collapsed so watch for falling debris.
  •  Interesting Features
    The shear size is overwhelming, it took 45 mins just to walk the perimeter. Lots of things to see inside, the place looks like it was abandoned in one day. Paperwork everywhere, still medicine in the nurses rooms. Plenty to see here, just be verycarefull building is in a state of disrepair.
     Security Measures
  • fences
  • barbed wire
  • there is a bar across from the access spot that always has people outside of it.
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1911
    Closed: 1992
     Required Equipment
  • flashlight
  •  Recommended Equipment
    i would bring a dust mask, the amount of stray fibreglass in the air makes me leave with a scratchy throat everytime.
    This plant is NOT in north tonawanda. I live here. I know.

    Closed in the early 90's as far as i can tell, huge barrels labeled for different types of acid. Im still trying to figure out exactlly what they made here.

    The plant, which first opened in 1911, closed in 1992 and its owner has since been through two bankruptcy proceedings, leaving 860,000-square-feet of buildings on 46 acres in a very deteriorated condition.
    Spaulding began operations in Tonawanda in 1873 and operated under the name Spaulding Fibre until 1988. Spaulding Composites Co. operated the plant until its shutdown in late 1992.
     Media Coverage

     Future Plans
    Demolition began 8-06

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     Photo Galleries
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    july 18
    Sun, Jul 31st, 2005
    posted by slowtalon
    10 pictures
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    April 16, 2006
    Sun, Apr 16th, 2006
    posted by yokes
    15 pictures
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    The Photomat's quick visit
    Tue, Apr 18th, 2006
    posted by The Photomat
    10 pictures
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    lopix was around
    Tue, Jun 27th, 2006
    posted by lopix
    25 pictures
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    Spaulding through my sight.
    Fri, Jul 21st, 2006
    posted by Corporal_Clegg
    25 pictures
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    Spaulding fibre (oct/06)
    Wed, Oct 18th, 2006
    posted by 350D
    21 pictures
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    Air33's visit with Jannx
    Wed, Nov 8th, 2006
    posted by Air
    3 pictures
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    Aug. 31/08 - with phrenzee and Kronix
    Thu, Feb 19th, 2009
    posted by MsDeKay
    24 pictures

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    Air33 on da roof
    Wed, Nov 8th, 2006
    posted by Air
     Web Links
    NTROPY write up: http://www.ntropy....09/spauldingfibre/


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    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Steed on 1/12/2010 8:31 AM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Jan 12 10 at 8:31, Steed validated this location
  • on Jan 12 10 at 0:18, Air changed the following: Status, Accessibility, Recommendation, Web Links
  • on Nov 29 09 at 16:10, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Nov 29 09 at 15:01, lopix added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Nov 29 09 at 15:00, lopix added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Nov 29 09 at 14:58, lopix added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Nov 29 09 at 14:57, lopix updated gallery lopix was around
  • on Nov 29 09 at 14:55, lopix created a new gallery
  • on Feb 20 09 at 2:32, Steed validated this location
  • on Feb 19 09 at 4:09, MsDeKay swapped pictures 22 and 23
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    You must log in for this feature to work.Arrests at Spauldingyokes210552/8/2010 2:40 AM by yokes
    You must log in for this feature to work.Link to Stack DEMOAir07721/28/2007 4:20 AM by Air
    You must log in for this feature to work.Is she really gone?Corporal_Clegg911728/29/2008 10:50 AM by phrenzee
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