Ben and Ryan Just a couple guys enjoying an industrial ruin. Similar Images ...based on the tags: black&white, lake-superior, ryan, staircases, tcdrainer, water... A look upriver at the crane of the Port of Detroit, quiet for the night, and the Ambassador Bridge, always humming with Canadian traffic. Downtown Detroit is beautiful, if nobody told you. 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… This building had no identity issues. My chief regret was not spending more time documenting the ghost signs around the complex. If it weren’t for the fact there were trees growing from it, and that I cropped out the end of the rail approach, one might think this is still used occasionally. There are 700 of these storage bunkers. Their design was to funnel explosions upward, rather than toward other buildings, to minimize secondary explosions. Taken before the Ford was towed to Duluth for scrapping. “_____ BROS” Aluminum spools replaced their wooden counterparts, later in the factory’s history. Like a grave marker, a single post remembers where Dock 3 stood on the bay.