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19 Terrifying But Gorgeous Abandoned Places In Canada

Beauty and decay. Explore your world with the 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek. It's up for it, if you are.

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1. This abandoned floor factory in the old port of Montréal:

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2. This old mill in Balaclava, Ontario:

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3. This creaky grain elevator in Dorothy, Alberta:

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4. This DC-3 wreckage at Crowsnest Pass, Alberta:

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5. The inside of this abandoned house near Hamilton, Ontario:

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6. The tags on the outside of the Omnipac Factory when viewed from inside:

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7. This windblown homestead on the Canadian Prairies:

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8. This abandoned wharf in the Bella Coola Valley, British Columbia:

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9. This warped house on Prince Edward Island:

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10. This derelict Ukrainian church on the Saskatchewan plains:

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11. This empty indoor pool at Camp 30, Ontario:

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12. These forgotten telephone booths in Ashburn, Whitby, Ontario:

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13. This abandoned barn in Manitoba:

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14. This oil derrick located outside Tuktoyaktuk in the Northwest Territories:

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15. This dilapidated community hall in Alberta:

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16. This scuttled boat in Nova Scotia:

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17. This tiny schoolhouse left behind on the Saskatchewan plains:

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18. This industrial facility in Ontario:

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19. And this abandoned house in Nova Scotia that someone decorated with Christmas lights:

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Have the courage to explore your world — and drive a vehicle that's up for it.

CORRECTION
The plane wreckage is of a DC-3 Dakota in Crowsnest Pass, Alberta. An earlier version of this post had the wrong location and plane type.