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Fifth Wheel

Located in: Grimsby
Location #14460
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Location Owner:Roversyndrome
Creation Date: 4/3/2017
Last Updated: 11/2/2017



Description
This was truck stop is located in Grimsby, called The Fifth Wheel.The Fifth Wheel is a truck stop chain throughout Canada. This location has been around for about 27 years, built in 1990 and closed in 2015. It was not only a truck stop it was also a restaurant, motel and gas bar. The motel was inside the basement, which is odd. The kitchen and seating for the restaurant is pretty big.

The business employed approximately 25 employees and during the 1980's and 1990's approximately 100 employees.
The property owner Losani Homes, plans to build new residential housing on the land.

This is a pretty sweet explore. It is however getting demolished in the next month or so. The Truck Wash located next to it is still active so be careful getting inside. This place is not vandalized...yet.



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august 2017
Fifth Wheel
Created on:11/2/2017
Created by: Hvyds
8 photos
Wheelhouse
Fifth Wheel
Created on:8/13/2017
Created by: KnightHawk
39 photos
June 11, 2017
Fifth Wheel
Created on:6/21/2017
Created by: OAP
14 photos
Four Spokes '17
Fifth Wheel
Created on:6/19/2017
Created by: Motleykiwi
31 photos
off the lake
Fifth Wheel
Created on:6/4/2017
Created by: steve_h93
2 photos
Old Resturant
Fifth Wheel
Created on:5/29/2017
Created by: KaitlinAlves
8 photos
Abandoned Portraits
Fifth Wheel
Created on:5/29/2017
Created by: Digitisation
11 photos
Fifth Wheel
Fifth Wheel
Created on:4/4/2017
Created by: Roversyndrome
10 photos


Status:

Status: Demolished
Category: Motel/Hotel


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    Motleykiwi says:
    11/12/2018 8:54:34 PM

    This place is completely gone now.

    Roversyndrome says:
    1/6/2018 1:42:18 PM

    Hey guys, just went back today!! Alarms and motion detectors everywhere!!!

    Digitisation says:
    9/11/2017 12:13:27 PM

    sadly this spot is fairly well boarded up now, most of the windows by the seating area have been smashed

    Roversyndrome says:
    4/9/2017 9:36:10 AM

    Hey sorry I've been working a lot! Yes they're all recent! About a week and a half now. I will rotate the pics when I jump on my laptop! I tried to rotate them from my phone but I don't think it's working ! I'll add more info too.

    fiso says:
    4/8/2017 8:37:48 AM

    Hi Roversyndrome........any update on MK's questions?

    Motleykiwi says:
    4/4/2017 10:34:05 AM

    If this GPS is correct than I believe this is a new entry. I only see the Fifth Wheel in Thames Centre on here. Please rotate a couple photos and revise your description and then we'll make it live. Are these pictures recent?

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    On 11/12/2018 8:54:14 PM user Motleykiwi changed the following: security settings, location status,
    On 11/2/2017 1:35:50 PM user Hvyds uploaded photos : DSC_0156.jpg / DSC_0162-3.jpg / DSC_0163.jpg / DSC_0168.jpg / DSC_0169.jpg / DSC_0175.jpg / DSC_0178.jpg / DSC_0184.jpg / to SID: 1122017103245
    On 11/2/2017 1:32:52 PM user Hvyds created gallery : august 2017
    On 8/13/2017 5:29:27 PM user KnightHawk uploaded photos : 1.JPG / 2.JPG / 3.JPG / 4.JPG / 5.JPG / 6.JPG / 7.JPG / 8.JPG / 9.JPG / 10.JPG / 11.JPG / 12.JPG / 12A.JPG / 14.JPG / 15.JPG / 16.JPG / 16A.JPG / 17.JPG / 18.JPG / 19.JPG / 20.JPG / 21.JPG / 22.JPG / 23.JPG / 24.JPG / 25.JPG / 26.JPG / 27.JPG / 28.JPG / 29.JPG / 30.JPG / 31.JPG / 32.JPG / 33.JPG / 34.JPG / 35.JPG / 36.JPG / 37.JPG / 38.JPG / to SID: 8132017142555
    On 8/13/2017 5:27:40 PM user KnightHawk created gallery : Wheelhouse
    On 6/21/2017 3:08:00 AM user OAP uploaded photos : 14.jpg / 1.jpg / 2.jpg / 3.jpg / 4.jpg / 5.jpg / 6.jpg / 7.jpg / 8.jpg / 9.jpg / 10.jpg / 11.jpg / 12.jpg / 13.jpg / to SID: 6212017049
    On 6/21/2017 3:05:17 AM user OAP created gallery : June 11, 2017
    On 6/21/2017 2:56:55 AM user OAP changed the following: description
    On 6/19/2017 11:39:32 PM user Motleykiwi uploaded photos : DSC00300.JPG / DSC00306.JPG / DSC00309.JPG / DSC00310.JPG / DSC00312.JPG / DSC00314.JPG / DSC00318.JPG / DSC00320.JPG / DSC00321.JPG / DSC00322.JPG / DSC00327.JPG / DSC00331.JPG / DSC00333.JPG / DSC00340.JPG / DSC00342.JPG / DSC00345.JPG / DSC00353.JPG / DSC00360.JPG / DSC00362.JPG / DSC00366.JPG / DSC00368.JPG / DSC00370.JPG / DSC00376.JPG / DSC00379.JPG / DSC00381.JPG / DSC00388.JPG / DSC00395.JPG / DSC00401.JPG / DSC00407.JPG / DSC00408.JPG / DSC00415.JPG / to SID: 6192017203522
    On 6/19/2017 11:35:48 PM user Motleykiwi created gallery : Four Spokes '17
    On 6/4/2017 10:53:14 PM user steve_h93 uploaded photos : DSC_3767.jpg / DSC_3837.jpg / to SID: 642017195123
    On 6/4/2017 10:51:34 PM user steve_h93 created gallery : off the lake
    On 5/29/2017 8:35:14 PM user fiso moved gallery titled "Old Resturant" from location #14641
    On 5/29/2017 5:07:41 PM user Digitisation uploaded photos : _MG_1244.jpg / _MG_1246.jpg / _MG_1248.jpg / _MG_1253.jpg / _MG_1255.jpg / _MG_1177-Edit-2.jpg / _MG_1261.jpg / _MG_1267.jpg / _MG_1303.jpg / _MG_1309.jpg / _MG_1319.jpg / to SID: 529201714056
    On 5/29/2017 5:01:07 PM user Digitisation created gallery : Abandoned Portraits
    On 4/13/2017 9:39:07 AM user Roversyndrome changed the following: links, description
    On 4/11/2017 2:47:39 PM user OAP rotated photos : IMG_0045.JPG /