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"We Recycle" Old Scrap Yard

Ontario : Peterborough County
Location #13813

Location Owner:Pownzar
Creation Date: 8/10/2016
Last Updated: 4/15/2019

Apparently where old dumpsters go to die - this semi-hidden spot must have around 50 steel dumpsters that are mostly rusted out and empty. It does not appear to be a dump or scrap yard of any kind - all of the bins are empty for the most part. However there are piles of brick, cinder block, old electronics, and rusted propane tanks in certain areas. Not sure what this place was used for exactly or who owns it, it doesn't seemed to be maintained at all and there were no signs of vehicles having been there recently.

If anyone has anymore information on this spots history, please let me know!

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Status: Abandoned | Category: Other

Old Dump / Transfer site
We Recycle Old Scrap Yard
Created on:4/16/2019
Created by: the canadian explorer
10 photos
2016 Visit
We Recycle Old Scrap Yard
Created on:8/10/2016
Created by: Pownzar
27 photos

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Address: 1202 Dafoe Dr, Peterborough, ON K9J 6Y1, Canada
Province: Ontario

Nobodysfool says:
7/23/2019 2:30:56 PM

I know this place, I use to go there and find stuff as a kid. The last know owner that I recall was Doc Dafoe. Not sure if the family still owns it or not.

Mr-Bone says:
9/14/2018 11:55:37 AM

Lol. GarbageHenge. I like that.

Pownzar says:
8/19/2016 6:18:55 PM

Haha yeah that was my thought too! Yeah it's a strange site due to its size and hiddeness - worth a visit!

mobileworks says:
8/10/2016 10:16:12 PM

They didn't recycle the recycle bins, lol. Garbage Henge. The stadium must be close where the blocks came from. Good eye, weird find eh?.

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On 8/10/2016 2:36:19 PM user Pownzar created gallery : 2016 Visit
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