2013. A perfect summer day meets a beautiful old roundhouse on the edge of town.
The company headquarters. Abandoned last time I drove past it, though it is the classiest building in downtown South Bend.
I was squatting overnight in one of the buildings and woke up with the sunrise. This is what I woke up to.
Another perfect Indianan sunset alights like a bird on the tops of the vent houses and tree-packed smokestacks.
Standing where the Final Assembly Building used to hum and staring across the former site of the Sheet Metal and Spring buildings. Today, of course, the Foundry is gone as well, so you’d be looking across Prairie Ave.
The exterior of the factory is unassuming
Sometime soon, maybe in early 2016, someone will have this view from their office or condo.
The surgical suite was flooding.
The southernmost houses in Gilman are seen through the pines on the right, near the tram stop.