A washout two thirds of the way down the tram gave me a place to relax in the thin air.
This is a 1956 furnace. It was used to forge wheels, casings, and parts for the axel shop.
In what Studebaker called the ‘Materials Building’ are these giant concrete bins of fine molding sand, there for casting metal parts using the molten metal from the adjoining building. On the far left side there is a train track and once upon a time a gantry crane traced the room under the roof
The roof had structures bigger than most buildings in South Bend.
In the mountainside are a number of air shafts, indicating where the tunnels traced under the rocky surface.
A self portrait.
A skyway 100 feet above this office crumbled one day. This is what happened when those two met. High-impact love.
David Aho pictured.
The former BESCO building in the last light of day.