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Sears, Roebuck & Co. Complex

Published on December 5, 2011 By admin

Photo (source): Sears, Roebuck & Co. complex as it appeared in 1906. Contemporary American consumers can purchase almost anything they need via the internet around the clock. Online retailers like Amazon rely on a readily accessible inventory catalog, honest customer reviews, and shipping distribution hubs to satiate a consumer’s every desire. While the internet component […]

Urbex in Your Backyard

Published on June 15, 2010 By admin

Getting a start in urbex can be as easy as looking around your own hometown. As a kid I grew up in Green Bay, Wisconsin. It wasn’t until I moved out in college that I began to appreciate all the unique history the city had to offer. (No, I don’t care about the historical Green […]

Armour Meat Processing Plant

Published on June 11, 2010 By admin

In American public schools Henry Ford gets credited with inventing the assembly line. He’s touted as an American hero for figuring out that dividing labor into small specialized tasks could maximize output and drive down production cost. If you believe this story, you are complicit with the oversimplification of American history. By his own words, […]