Skies Over Foundry The roof had structures bigger than most buildings in South Bend. Similar Images ...based on the tags: black&white, clouds, reflections, skylights... The parking lot is in better condition than most of the complex. The left building is the lab. This floor of the workhouse had corkscrew conveyors–big augers–in the floor to move material around. Most of the walls that were metal were missing, leaving the concrete structure and open doors. The company headquarters. Abandoned last time I drove past it, though it is the classiest building in downtown South Bend. One leg of the headframe meets the hoist house. Two cranes are rusted in place. A high-voltage tunnel sheathed in concrete dips below ground near a shell packing building that now stores fireworks. Spare parts ready for this building’s reactivation. The back of the castle is barely visible through the trees that have grown thick around the walls, making it look so much older. The bottom of the elevator in the new foundry. The old truck scale sits in the middle of what was Nettleton Avenue Slip.