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Location DB > United States > Iowa > Waterloo > Chamberlain Manufacturing Corp.
 Name
Chamberlain Manufacturing Corp.
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 Database Info
created by Clockwork on 8/8/2011 11:22 PM
last modified by Clockwork on 9/21/2011 10:47 PM
 Viewability
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 Overview
 Description
It's a fucking awesome artillery factory that used to make depleted-uranium shells for the A-10 Warthog airplane gattling guns. What more do you need to know? The place is EPIC. For real.
 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Being Demolished
Accessibility: Difficult
Recommendation: drop everything - must see
 Physical Information
Address
550 Esther Street
Waterloo, Iowa
United States
Owner: Yer Mom
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  •  Hazards
  • asbestos
  • rust
  • unsafe flooring
  • flooding
  • water
  • ghosts of the past
  •  Interesting Features

     Security Measures
  • fences
  • barbed wire
  • razor wire
  • locked gates
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 0
    Closed: 1994
     Required Equipment
  • flashlight
  • gloves
  • long pants / sleeves
  • towelettes
  • Grain Belt
  •  Recommended Equipment
    Time machine
     History
    Chamberlain Manufacturing Co. once made washing machine wringers, aluminum awnings, refrigerator shelves and sprayers. It later switched to munitions, producing tank ammunition, warheads and components used for the Patriot missile during the 1991 Persian Gulf War.

    Chamberlain closed in 1994. The city took ownership in December 2005 and began working on a cleanup plan for the site.
     Media Coverage
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    http://www.weaponr...rticle-sid-69.html
     Future Plans
    It's all coming down! Get out there and see it while you still can!
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    First time visit in 2005
    Wed, Apr 20th, 2005
    posted by Clockwork
    11 pictures
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    Great Ice Storm of 2007
    Thu, Feb 1st, 2007
    posted by Clockwork
    24 pictures


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     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Opheliaism on 9/22/2011 3:12 PM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Sep 22 11 at 15:12, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Sep 21 11 at 22:46, Clockwork updated gallery First time visit in 2005
  • on Sep 21 11 at 22:44, Clockwork added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Sep 21 11 at 22:40, Clockwork added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Sep 21 11 at 22:31, Clockwork added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Sep 21 11 at 22:21, Clockwork updated gallery Great Ice Storm of 2007
  • on Sep 21 11 at 22:20, Clockwork created a new gallery
  • on Sep 21 11 at 22:18, Clockwork made this location available
  • on Sep 21 11 at 22:18, Clockwork added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Aug 8 11 at 23:41, Clockwork added some pictures to a gallery
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