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Location DB > United States > Illinois > East St. Louis > Armour Packing Plant
Armour Packing Plant
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created by memory_machine on 2/27/2006 12:54 AM
last modified by cdevon on 6/21/2017 1:05 AM
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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

East St. Louis, Illinois
United States
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  •  Hazards
  • rust
  • unsafe flooring
  •  Interesting Features
    The massive machinery left in this complex is amazing, and alone makes any visit worth the trip.
     Security Measures
  • fences
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1900
    Closed: 1959
     Required Equipment
  • flashlight
  • long pants / sleeves
  • towelettes
  •  Recommended Equipment

    The plant is where hogs were slaughtered and turned into hot dogs - Armour Hot Dogs! It has been abandoned since 1959, and is one of many industrial ruins in this impovershed area of East St. Louis.
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    Armour Packing
    Sat, Apr 22nd, 2006
    posted by memory_machine

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    Armour Packing
    Mon, Feb 27th, 2006
    posted by memory_machine
    40 pictures
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    Oh, wow.
    Sat, Apr 25th, 2009
    posted by Glass
    19 pictures
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    1st trip
    Thu, Jan 24th, 2013
    posted by cdevon
    24 pictures
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    Mi Armour 2008-2012
    Mon, Feb 4th, 2013
    posted by oh-ten
    25 pictures
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    Second Trip
    Mon, Feb 4th, 2013
    posted by cdevon
    25 pictures
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    Google Street images
    Tue, Nov 14th, 2023
    posted by fr00tCake
    3 pictures

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    Armour Roof
    Fri, Oct 9th, 2009
    posted by oh-ten

    National Warehouse
    Sat, Apr 25th, 2009
    posted by Glass
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    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Emperor Wang on 11/14/2023 5:09 PM.

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  • on Nov 14 23 at 17:09, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Nov 14 23 at 16:16, fr00tCake added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Nov 14 23 at 16:16, fr00tCake created a new gallery
  • on Jun 21 17 at 2:25, Explorer Zero validated this location
  • on Jun 21 17 at 1:05, cdevon changed the following: Status
  • on Feb 5 13 at 11:59, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Feb 4 13 at 20:39, cdevon updated gallery Second Trip
  • on Feb 4 13 at 20:36, cdevon added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Feb 4 13 at 20:29, cdevon added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Feb 4 13 at 20:18, cdevon deleted 20 pictures from gallery Second Trip
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