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This bridge over Abbey Avenue was once a part of the Home Avenue General Motors Inland Manufacturing plant in Dayton, Ohio. Most of the abandoned factory is being demolished to make way for new development, and this bridge will surly be gone in just a few more days. This shot is kind of aspirational and uplifting, a nice break from sadness of the ruins around it. A good example of the accidental beauty of man-made things, even when they are rusty and abandoned.

This industrial site has been hiding a piece of aviation history for many years. Right there, in the middle of 54 acres of abandoned industrial ruins, are the two original factory buildings of the Wright Company.

This industrial site has been hiding a piece of aviation history for many years. Right there, in the middle of 54 acres of abandoned industrial ruins, are the two original factory buildings of the Wright Company. <br /> <br /> In this photo you can see a row of white brick buildings with curved parapets. If you check through all the different shots you can see that there are six buildings all in a row. They are numbered 17, 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 from left to right (north to south).

This industrial site has been hiding a piece of aviation history for many years. Right there, in the middle of 54 acres of abandoned industrial ruins, are the two original factory buildings of the Wright Company. <br /> <br /> In this photo you can see a row of white brick buildings with curved parapets. If you check through all the different shots you can see that there are six buildings all in a row. They are numbered 17, 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 from left to right (north to south)…

This industrial site has been hiding a piece of aviation history for many years. Right there, in the middle of 54 acres of abandoned industrial ruins, are the two original factory buildings of the Wright Company. <br /> <br /> In this photo you can see a row of white brick buildings with curved parapets. If you check through all the different shots you can see that there are six buildings all in a row. They are numbered 17, 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 from left to right (north to south).

This industrial site has been an important part of Dayton’s manufacturing economy for many years. It all started in 1910 when Orville and Wilbur Wright built an aircraft factory at 2701 Home Road (now Home Ave). The two original Wright Company buildings are still there, surrounded by the ruins of a 54-acre GM Inland plant.<br /> <br /> The factory was taken over by the Wright-Martin Aircraft Company in 1915 after Orville sold his stake to investors. During WWI it was leased to the…

This industrial site has been hiding a piece of aviation history for many years. Right there, in the middle of 54 acres of abandoned industrial ruins, are the two original factory buildings of the Wright Company. <br /> <br /> In this photo you can see a row of white brick buildings with curved parapets. If you check through all the different shots you can see that there are six buildings all in a row. They are numbered 17, 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 from left to right (north to south)…

This historic brick building facade was shot against a brilliant blue Ohio sky in fall near Clifton Mill.