Global Trading remarked the building in the mid-60s, but far above the door is the old ‘Detroit Shipbuilding’ paint, though it’s faint nowadays.
I like to think of this as a giant straw, through which the factory is slowly draining the earth, leaving nothing but reinforced concrete below…
Looking at the side of 4B from the roof of its car shed.
Before it was demolished, there was one good staircase the led to the middle of the dock. Trees grew from it.
Why the elevator cars were removed or who removed them is unclear to me, but I do hope they still exist somewhere outside of a Honda frame. Judging from the decorations heaped on the doors and their frames, the cars themselves must have been beautiful.
Looking from one workhouse at another, with the other residents of Mill Hell falling into place as the distance grows. Across the rail yard you can see Froedert Malt elevator and Calumet.
The sun shining through one of the buildings; everything was overgrown.
The powerhouse had two elevated tracks behind it, one for coal and one for deliveries.
I assume this sign used to sit near the highway that snakes around the mine and town.