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Location DB > United States > Connecticut > Colchester > Colchester Paper Mill
Colchester Paper Mill
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created by voyagerfan99 on 6/14/2010 12:38 AM
last modified by voyagerfan99 on 6/4/2017 10:50 PM
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This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.
Small boarded up mill on the side of the road. It looks small, but it's actually much bigger than it looks. Quite a few old cars scattered around inside. The roofing has collapsed in one area, and the part by the dam appears inaccessible.
 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: Moderate
Recommendation: not very exciting
 Physical Information
River Rd, Paper Mill Rd, and Rte 149
Colchester, Connecticut
United States
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  •  Hazards
  • asbestos
  • rust
  • unsafe flooring
  • Collapsed roofing
  •  Interesting Features
    Next to dam and river. Large boiler/oil tank in one of the rooms, as well as many old cars inside the building.

    Note: All the cars have been removed.
     Security Measures
  • wooden boarding
  • House right next door
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1893
    Closed: 0
     Required Equipment
  • flashlight
  • gloves
  • long pants / sleeves
  •  Recommended Equipment
    Used to be a mill - probably a paper mill.

    *7/7/2012 UPDATE* The mill suffered a fire in the overnight hours. Current condition is unknown.
     Media Coverage
    Caught on Fire 7/7/2012 -
     Future Plans
    Unknown at this time. Looks like it may just sit there.

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    Sweeeet ride

    posted by Adv.Pack
    8 pictures
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    The Mill
    Mon, Sep 6th, 2010
    posted by voyagerfan99
    10 pictures

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    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Emperor Wang on 6/5/2017 5:15 AM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Jun 5 17 at 5:15, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Jun 4 17 at 22:50, voyagerfan99 made this location public
  • on Jun 4 17 at 22:50, voyagerfan99 changed the following: Status
  • on Jun 25 14 at 12:01, Steed validated this location
  • on Jul 7 13 at 13:38, Adv.Pack updated gallery picture 2009
  • on Jul 7 13 at 13:38, Adv.Pack updated gallery picture 2009
  • on Jul 7 13 at 13:38, Adv.Pack updated gallery picture 2009
  • on Jul 7 13 at 13:38, Adv.Pack updated gallery picture 2009
  • on Jul 7 13 at 13:38, Adv.Pack updated gallery picture 2011
  • on Jul 7 13 at 13:38, Adv.Pack updated gallery picture 2011
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