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plegault
Jun 23, 2007, 9:30 AM
Bonjour à tous,

J'aimerais sortir une petite relique des boules à mite... est-ce que quelqu'un aurait des photos de l'Autostade? Quel était son emplacement exactement?


Merci!

Phil

iamthewalrus
Jun 23, 2007, 1:24 PM
je suis pas certain de l'emplacement , mais je crois qu'il était dans la cité du havre
www.postcardman.net/131306.jpg
http://www.alamedainfo.com/Expo_67_Map_Overview_001.jpg

le stade est en haut à gauche dans le plan
http://www.alamedainfo.com/Expo_67_Master_Plan_Artists_Conception_001.jpg

http://www.alamedainfo.com/Expo_67_Map_Cite_Du_Havre_001.jpg

OursNoir
Jun 23, 2007, 3:22 PM
Le stationnement (numéro 205 sur la derniere carte) y est encore... À chaque fois que je passe sur Bonaventure il est toujours vide (évidemment!)

yarabundi
Jun 26, 2007, 4:11 AM
J'y ai vu le spectacle de Pink Floyd, Dark Side of the Moon en 1974 !!

plegault
Jun 26, 2007, 4:31 AM
je suis pas certain de l'emplacement , mais je crois qu'il était dans la cité du havre
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Merci, les cartes sont très belles en passant, bien détaillées!

Rnr_ss
Jun 26, 2007, 5:23 AM
J'y ai vu le spectacle de Pink Floyd, Dark Side of the Moon en 1974 !!

Je t'envie tellement... :tantrum: moi les seuls chow que j'ai vu c'est les trois accord, cowboys fringants, vulgaire machins, les genre de groupes qui a à woodstock en beauce.. faut croire que je suis né a la mauvaise année. Quoi que l'ambiance y est quand même vraiment l'fun.

MolsonExport
Jun 26, 2007, 1:10 PM
http://football.ballparks.com/CFL/Montreal/oldinterior.jpg

Autostade
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Built in 1966, The Autostade (the English name Automotive Stadium was rarely used) was a Canadian football stadium in Montreal, Quebec that stood at the north-west corner of the Cité du Havre sector of the Expo 67 site. It was the home of the Montreal Alouettes from 1968-1976, except for a brief period in 1972 when the team returned to its previous home, Molson Stadium.


[edit] Design And Financing
The Autostade was built in preparation for the 1967 World's Fair, Expo 67 as a venue for several events including the World Music Festival and the Rodeo Show. It was designed by architects Victor Prus and Maurice Desnoyers. With a seating capacity of 33,172, the stadium is best remembered for its odd shape: to allow the stadium to be dismantled and re-erected on a new site if required, the architects employed a segmental structural system comprising 19 independent but linked pre-cast concrete grandstands, each 40 seats wide, arranged around the central field.

The stadium was financed by donations from the five major auto manufacturers in Canada at the time: American Motors, Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, and Volvo.


[edit] History
It was originally planned that Montreal's new baseball team, the Montreal Expos, would play home games at the Autostade, but the team instead elected to use a renovated Jarry Park, and the new stadium was configured for CFL football use. The first CFL game played at the Autostade was by the Ottawa Rough Riders in an Eastern final against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on November 19, 1966. Lansdowne Park was undergoing extensive renovations at the time, necessitating the change of venue. Ottawa won the game 42-16. This match also marked the first use of the single-shaft "goose-necked" field goal posts in the CFL.

Following its use in Expo 67, the gaps between the sections were filled in as preparation for the Alouettes' 1968 season. However, the stadium was considered by many to be located too far from downtown (a complaint that would be echoed years later regarding Olympic Stadium) as well as too cold due to its proximity to the Saint Lawrence River, and as a result crowds declined rapidly. Despite this, those fans that did attend remember the stadium as having an intimate atmosphere well suited to CFL football.

The only Grey Cup contest at the Autostade was played on November 30, 1969, between the Ottawa Rough Riders and the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Due to fears about FLQ terrorist activities, the CFL had 300 police officers in full riot gear on standby just in case anything got out of hand. Fortunately, there were no incidents. Ottawa's Russ Jackson and Frank Clair ended their Hall of Fame careers with a 29-11 win over Saskatchewan.

Crowds remained small for the next two seasons. The 1971 CFL All Star Game attracted little attention, and the Alouettes ownership decided to return to Molson Stadium in 1972, hoping to draw larger crowds. The plan backfired, with overall attendance dropping by 60,000 from the previous season, and the team returned to the Autostade the following year. The stadium fell into disuse after the Alouettes moved to Olympic Stadium following the 1976 Olympic Games. Although the venue was used for concerts and various other events for a few years, it was demolished in the late 1970s.

In May of 2005, the Montreal Impact soccer club announced that they would be building a new stadium near the former location of the Autostade. The Impact have sinced changed their plans, and broke ground on a new stadium in the Olympic Park in the spring of 2007.


http://www.servicehistorique.sga.defense.gouv.fr/04histoire/dossierdushd/histoiregendarmerie/dossiermoi/fevrier2006/lagrandepparade/images/photo6grandeparade.jpg

Serge
Jun 26, 2007, 2:29 PM
N'est-ce pas 3 sections de ces estrades que l'on retrouve aujourd'hui à Thetford Mines, pour le stade de baseball?
J'avais des photos, malheureusement disparues de mon ordinateur.

Excellentes trouvailles.

habsfan
Jun 26, 2007, 2:42 PM
N'est-ce pas 3 sections de ces estrades que l'on retrouve aujourd'hui à Thetford Mines, pour le stade de baseball?
J'avais des photos, malheureusement disparues de mon ordinateur.

Excellentes trouvailles.

Es tu sérieux!? Je me suis toujours demandé pourquoi il y avait ces énormes estrasdes dans une ptite ville comme Thetford?

elsonic
Jun 26, 2007, 6:34 PM
oui, ce sont des sections (4?) de l'autostade qu'on retrouve à Thetford Mines.

habsfan
Jun 26, 2007, 7:31 PM
oui, ce sont des sections (4?) de l'autostade qu'on retrouve à Thetford Mines.

Il y en a juste 3 sections.

Weztex
Jun 27, 2007, 5:11 AM
Es tu sérieux!? Je me suis toujours demandé pourquoi il y avait ces énormes estrasdes dans une ptite ville comme Thetford?

Le stade de Thetford a été ''importé'' dans l'optique de l'importante croissance démographique régionale de la fin des années 70. Comme partout au Québec, cette croissance a rapidement stagnée laissant cependant la ville avec de magnifiques complexes sportifs.

Par ailleurs, à l'époque Thetford possédait le club école des Pirates de Pittsburgh sous la gouverne de Lou Lamoriello.

J'ignore combien de spectateurs peuvent s'y entasser.