Mortal Kombat
The old paper recycling plant

The old paper recycling plant

The old paper recycling plant

Mortal kombat arcade

Montréal (Quebec), Canada

Located on the banks of the Canal Lachine, the old  Cie de recyclage de papier de Montréal inc. factory have been destroyed in part since 2009. Today, there are only the old building located behind the front store who is still there.

When entering the building, we find mountains of recycling bins and tons of circulars unassembled. While the ground floor is not really interesting, it is the total opposite for the first and second floor.

Although the structure is made with concrete and brick, the wood floors on the first floor are in a sorry state. In many places, they are stoned or ready to give way under the weight of a too reckless visitor. Nevertheless, you will discover a funny scene. Behind the tons of recycling bins, we find a surfboard... and a Mortal Kombat Arcade without the screen. It is as if the place had been squatted by a bohemian artist with very little means.

The top floor, meanwhile, is a real cave of Ali Baba. Beyond the roof pieces that have passed away, we discovered a real warehouse where are stored: old broken furniture, old yellowed toilet, machinery that no longer works for thousands of years and lots of stuff without any value... but photogenic.

Related content

The abandoned Hermes Paper Factory/Recycling Center
Düsseldorf, (Germany)

Normally on Easter Sunday one spends time his or her family, however on this particular Easter a friend and I decided to wake up early and do some Urban Exploration.

What is great about living in Germany is that there are several abandoned...

The abandoned Baranja sugar factory
Šećerana, (Croatia)

Located in the region of Baranja in Croatia, Šećerana is a settlement of 559 inhabitants near Beli Manastir. Today forgotten and half destroyed, the old Baranja Sugar factory has been built in 1898 and became a state company in 1906. Funded with...

The curse of the Dow brewery
Montréal, Quebec (Canada)

Although this building was built around 1861, the history of the Dow brewery began nearly 60 years earlier, in 1790, when a farmer named Thomas Dunn started in the beer industry in La Prairie, who was an important stopover for travelers who went...

The Coal mine of Hasard de Cheratte
Cheratte, (Belgium)

The Coal mine of Hasard de Cheratte is the main colliery of Société anonyme des Charbonnages du Hasard, composed of four mine shafts. It is located in Cheratte, a section of the Belgian town of Visé located in the Walloon Region in the province...