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Location DB > Canada > Quebec > Montreal > Sonoco Canada Corporation
Sonoco Canada Corporation
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created by nel58 on 3/27/2012 5:21 AM
last modified by BFDinze on 1/18/2013 3:07 AM
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This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.
A complex of forteen buildings ,forming a pentagonal shape.In an archeological industrial area of the Canal de Lachine.
 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: Difficult
Recommendation: worth the trip
 Physical Information

Montreal, Quebec
Owner: Sonoco
 Interesting Features
Some machinery is still there,lights are on,huge dryers but slowly being emptied and dismantled
 Security Measures
 Historical Dates
Built: 1852
Closed: 2008
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The various buildings were hosting,throughout the years (from 1852) different companies :
-Georges Weaver ,Montreal Woollen Mill ,Crathern Caverhill (wool weaving)
-Ogilvie Flour
-Montreal Box,Gair Company Canada,Sonoco ( paper, cardboard)
-Caledonian Iron Works (tools)
-Montreal India Rubber

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 Future Plans
Being under preparation to be transformed into condos Probably a big part of it -if not the whole complex- will be demolished . Rumors say that it might be demolished by mid april 2012

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Like the Good Old Days
Mon, Mar 26th, 2012
posted by nel58
20 pictures
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Slow Death
Sat, Jul 21st, 2012
posted by nel58
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Fri, Jan 18th, 2013
posted by BFDinze
15 pictures

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A very interesting study about the patrimonial value of this site made in 2011 : QFjAA& g88ycAQ&usg=AFQjCNGXKlqOiRw6h6dEG274Cx-COIsQqA&sig2=ZqpBHArSQQ3bHNKhJ0Rmig

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  • on Jan 18 13 at 3:02, BFDinze created a new gallery
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