It’s fake. But this promo video is real enough.
Have you seen Davis Cone’s hyper-realistic paintings? They are truly incredible. Even at close inspection in person it is hard to tell that these aren’t just everyday photographs of familiar places.
More examples inside.
I’ve been here before and it’s always a trip to see new footage from it. It’s one of the largest single-abandoned facilities on earth and the size of it is truly impressive (also a bit sad of course too).
The Packard Auto Plant was a center figure in the book I just finished called Detroit: An American Autopsy by Charlie LeDuff. Sadly, it looks like there’s been no change to this place at all. Still looks like a war zone.
Are you a writer and/or creative person who loves trains? Want to ride AMTRAK for free and do some work on their sleeper cars? Here’s your chance! AMTRAK is now accepting applications for their residency program which allows you to do your work aboard one of their train cars free-of-charge. The round-trip tickets range anywhere from 2-5 days each and are paid in full by AMTRAK. Apply here!