You can see why so few products had bright packaging. If the can here was brown, you’d never see it in a dark wood cabinet.
This photo illustrates how vertical the complex is.
The company headquarters. Abandoned last time I drove past it, though it is the classiest building in downtown South Bend.
Standing on the ruins of the former sister dock, looking back at the soon-to-be-demolished family member. The pilings I stood on for the shot were those of the Chicago and North Western RR #3 which was dismantled in 1960 and used to be 2,040-feet long.
This is what it might have looked like if a new Ford descended in the elevator with its headlights on. As seen from the Mississippi side–the opposite portal faces the sand mine.
Pipe fittings in little drawers, lit by tea lights.
Two steel hoppers supported by counterweights and springs, which were used to weigh incoming grain loads before being deposited in the silos beneath this floor. Garner is another way to say “big measuring tank”, if you were wondering. I fell in love with all the tubes and chutes on this floor.
This roof hasn’t budged under the weight of snow, instead it just filters-through the light onto the floor.