5 and 20 Ton Cranes A look down the 1950s foundry building, moments after sunset. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: contrasty, cranes, graffiti, ladders, skylights, sunsets... A bird near the old schoolyard. Watching the sun set behind downtown Detroit is my favorite memory from the building. Inside the main entrance to the depot. Through the ‘To Station’ door, you can see some of the news stands. Look at the floor! I believe this is the push car, meaning it would push the charge in the oven out the opposite side into the train car. I wonder if these windows were bricked after the 1950 explosion with the hopes that, if another silos blew, the people in this office would be better protected. A nice view of the aurora borealis (“Northern Lights”) strong enough to outshine the industrial lighting at the power plant. The lights in the foreground direct ships discharging coal for the station. The common rooms bulge out of the institutional geometry of the wards. The approach to the dock is rigidly geometric. I always thought its outline was beautiful against the lake that, by contrast, was always moving. A view of the Harris offices, complete with great block glass.