About a year ago, we took my son to a birthday party in nearby Granite City, IL. On the way, we passed an abondoned Archer Daniels Midland plant, fenced off and decaying among the rising neighborhoods. I thought, "What a great plcae to photograph!"... And several time since then I've thought that I need to make some time and go explore that ruin.
But last night, in chatting with some friends at the Granite City fireworks display, I found out that plant has been leveled. Ya snooze, ya lose, I suppose. I'll have to console myself with other images, from a different old factory: