Friday [not quite a] Video: Slideshow of old Packard manufacturing plant set to music

The Packard Motor Company made automobiles in Detroit for decades and closed the doors of its manufacturing plant in 1958 after going bankrupt. Although the 95-building complex closed more than half a century ago, it’s still there (for now), decaying, captured in amber by photographer Elvin Wyly. The following slide show, set to music, evokes the feeling of a lost civilization—which is why photographer Camilo José Vergara has called Detroit the “American Acropolis.”

Packard Plant Slide Show by Elvin Wyly.

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