Asbest-Os for Breakfast Ask your dentist about brushing your teeth with asbestos! Similar Images ...based on the tags: asbestos, bricked-windows, carts, trees... Looking at the engine house (left) from atop the stoves. The company headquarters. Abandoned last time I drove past it, though it is the classiest building in downtown South Bend. “M.H. ’56; Al Malmsten ’44”. Brick Graffiti Series. Gopher Ordnance Works, aka the U-Lands, is a landscape where roots and boughs break apart concrete and steel. Asbestos-cord-wrapped glass tongs piled in a shed next to the pouring line. “It must have been beautiful once.” “Yeah, especially in the winter.” In what used to be a hallway under what used to be a skyway, each with what had conveyor belts for the grain that once was stored here. The fog doesn’t change. The rust garden’s brick centerpiece contrasts the muted winter Kentucky palette. 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.