Superior Street, as seen from the roof of the Temple Opera Block. Below is one of the sealed sidewalk elevator hatches.
The company headquarters. Abandoned last time I drove past it, though it is the classiest building in downtown South Bend.
A US Army Corps of Engineers tug, tied at the end of the pier before the American Victory was parked here.
An abandoned news stand between the concourse and ticket booths. This is one of my favorite pictures from the 2000s.
The most patriotic wallpaper I’ve seen.
Expanding foam provides some textural contrast to the wood floors, worn smooth over a century. This building dates to the 1890s and was built as the coffin plant.
Part of an ongoing series on found American flags in shuttered factories.
Somewhere, Bruce Springsteen is playing while an exceedingly furry man tunes his Ford truck in the driveway of a house he built with his bare hands. This is for that person.
The gulls wait to eat the next load of spilled grain. Arista 100.
Canal Park (see bridge) and some of old downtown, formerly Duluth City Hall and Police Department (center-left). At least one star has appeared in the sky…