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Location DB > United States > Connecticut > Waterbury > An/Am Brass
An/Am Brass
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created by gr8fzy1 on 10/26/2007 3:37 PM
last modified by gr8fzy1 on 9/23/2021 3:25 PM
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This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.
Old building made of wood and brick, with curious wood brick flooring in the warehouse. Lots of fallen drop ceilings. Rather moist inside.
 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: Moderate
Recommendation: check it out if you're nearby
 Physical Information
Freight Street
Waterbury, Connecticut
United States
Owner: Unknown, but will try to research...
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  •  Hazards
  • asbestos
  • rust
  • unsafe flooring
  • flooding
  • water
  • air quality
  • Many areas of in the building have ceilings of floors that have failed, so water, and as a result; mold, is abundant. Bring a mask if you have one.
  •  Interesting Features
    Entire basement of Admin is flooded to a depth of 6 feet, whether from broken pipes or a shift in the water table, I'm uncertain.
     Security Measures
  • fences
  • barbed wire
  • part-time guard
  • locked gates
  • There is an active Parking lot with a security gaurd only yards from the building.
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1899
    Closed: 1981
     Required Equipment
  • flashlight
  • breathing mask
  • gloves
  • head protection
  • long pants / sleeves
  •  Recommended Equipment
    Bottles of drinking water, some areas are rather warm at times...Also wear items that are water resistant, as it is moist inside.
    Was one of the leading Brass production Plants in Waterbury, along with Scovill Brass.

    American Brass company of Waterbury, Connecticut formed in 1899 with the consolidation of Ansonia Brass & Copper Company, Waterbury Brass Company, and Coe Brass Manufacturing Company. Acquired in 1922 by Anaconda Mining Company (of Montana), though it kept its name until it changed to Anaconda American Brass in 1960. The Anaconda Company merged with Atlantic Richfield in 1977. The plant closed in 1981.
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    An/Am Brass 1
    Sat, Oct 27th, 2007
    posted by gr8fzy1
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    Sat, Oct 27th, 2007
    posted by gr8fzy1
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    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Emperor Wang on 9/23/2021 4:07 PM.

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  • on Sep 23 21 at 16:07, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Sep 23 21 at 15:25, gr8fzy1 made this location public
  • on Sep 23 21 at 15:25, gr8fzy1 made this location private
  • on Sep 23 21 at 15:25, gr8fzy1 changed the following: Status
  • on Sep 23 21 at 15:24, gr8fzy1 made this location public
  • on Apr 14 10 at 0:42, Steed validated this location
  • on Apr 9 10 at 19:38, consecrated changed the following: History, Year Built, Year Closed
  • on Oct 29 07 at 17:32, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Oct 29 07 at 15:08, gr8fzy1 made this location available
  • on Oct 29 07 at 15:08, gr8fzy1 updated gallery picture An/Am Exterior
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