Ghetto’s Remorse A midwestern jungle surrounds the meat packing plant. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: overgrown, smokestacks, trees... One of the covered rail loading docks. All of them were overgrown and rust-clad. The windows reflect the sky. The bricks hit the ground. The roof was in bad shape, but too beautiful to avoid. This is the spot were I used to study medieval Latin. A shallow creek traces Illinois Gulch toward the Chain O’ Mines mill. Ball mills are laid out in the sun. This building had the rusty remains of a few mattresses, likely used in the 1940s when this site was last occupied. Dead cars were parked permanently near the model farm. Perhaps it had an automotive program. After all, before they were ‘Indian Residential Schools’ they were ‘Indian Industrial Schools’. “Paint the fence,” they said, but I don’t feel like it… who cares, anyway. The copula stacks were fitted with scrubbers. Making metal is a very polluting activity. Now, to add a human scale.