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G.E.C.O.

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Discovered by vitalfilms
Created Jan 28 2011
Recent status Abandoned
Category Commercial
City Scarborough, Ontario
Location # 2332
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The G.E.C.O. complex was built in 1940 and 1941 during world war 2. With over 170 buildings and over 5 kilometers of tunnels, "General Engineering Company of Ontario" {G.E.C.O.} assembled and filled munitions such as fuses, primers, tubes, gaines, tracers, igniters and chemical explosives. At their peak production they had over 5,300 employees working here. The tunnels were built with concrete {7ft high and 10ft wide} to protect the G.E.C.O. employees from weather and possible air raids and explosions. The last few remaining buildings have been recently demolished, the tunnels filled in with debris from the demo(a)s, and new buildings are being built over top the old tunnels.

More information can be found in the autobiography book, "Corky, Peggy and the Goldfinch".

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EAST END EXPLORER is there any other way

Dec 11 2019  • 0 like(s)

EAST END EXPLORER 2 years and still searching one day one day lol

Nov 01 2019  • 0 like(s)

vitalfilms Active shops all around - you will be seen during the day.

Mar 18 2012  • 0 like(s)

SuperSonic so...you can't get into it anymore?

May 01 2011  • 0 like(s)

spydrgyrl So sad! :(

Jan 29 2011  • 0 like(s)

vitalfilms ahah lol yeah sure did. It's actually a cat. Still got it's whiskers.

Jan 28 2011  • 0 like(s)

clay70 ahhh poor doggie got trapped down there and starved..

Jan 28 2011  • 0 like(s)