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Location DB > United States > Arkansas > Fort Smith > Glass Factory
Glass Factory
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created by VBJag on 7/27/2010 12:49 AM
last modified by Emperor Wang on 2/27/2020 5:34 PM
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This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.
It's an abandoned glass factory.
 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: - select -
Recommendation: forget it
 Physical Information
Midland and North St.
Fort Smith, Arkansas
United States
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  •  Hazards
  • rust
  •  Interesting Features
    Lots of colored glass slag are still laying around.
     Security Measures
  • fences
  • locked gates
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1917
    Closed: 2003
     Required Equipment
  • flashlight
  • long pants / sleeves
  •  Recommended Equipment

    This factory began operation in 1917 and was owned by Model Window Glass until 1923. Then from 1925 until 1928 the Magnolia Window Glass Company had it's operations here. The history on this place is a little fuzzy switching hands two more times until 1983 when the Southwest Glass Company bought the building. In 2003 they went out of business and this 100,000 sq ft. factory has been laying waste since then.
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    First Trip
    Tue, Jul 27th, 2010
    posted by VBJag
    10 pictures

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    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Emperor Wang on 2/27/2020 5:35 PM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Feb 27 20 at 17:35, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Feb 27 20 at 17:35, Emperor Wang changed the following: History, Description
  • on Feb 24 20 at 21:11, IndoAnomaly changed the following: Status, Accessibility, Recommendation
  • on Jul 27 10 at 6:29, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Jul 27 10 at 1:30, VBJag changed the following: Province / State (please use full name)
  • on Jul 27 10 at 1:29, VBJag made this location available
  • on Jul 27 10 at 1:01, VBJag added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Jul 27 10 at 0:57, VBJag updated gallery First Trip
  • on Jul 27 10 at 0:57, VBJag updated gallery First Trip
  • on Jul 27 10 at 0:56, VBJag created a new gallery
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