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Old April 11th, 2012, 05:53 PM   #1
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Allen Hill legally lives in Abandoned Packard Auto Plant

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Old April 11th, 2012, 06:09 PM   #2
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Thats pretty cool
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Old April 11th, 2012, 06:14 PM   #3
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That is neat. If his job is to keep up on the broken windows as he says, he has a lot of work ahead of him. I wonder who pays the electric bill? Also, since there is no facilities, as he puts it, how does that place have an occupancy permit for habitation?
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Old April 11th, 2012, 06:28 PM   #4
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I used to make deliveries to chemical processing when they occupied part of the plant 6-7 years ago. It was kinda freaky the first time I had to go there. Drove down an alley with garbage and graffiti everywhere, honked the horn and an overhead door opened so I could pull inside. I would never have guessed that a company was operating there from the looks of the place.
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Old April 11th, 2012, 06:31 PM   #5
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From the sounds of it he may have to move out.

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Old April 11th, 2012, 06:57 PM   #6
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If only buildings could talk i wonder the stories they would tell. From a historic stand point that building is beautiful.
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Old April 11th, 2012, 07:45 PM   #7
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If only buildings could talk i wonder the stories they would tell. From a historic stand point that building is beautiful.
Do you post stuff hoping people will jump all over it?
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Old April 11th, 2012, 07:53 PM   #8
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Do you post stuff hoping people will jump all over it?
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Old April 11th, 2012, 08:06 PM   #9
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Dad went there with his friend Bob Braun, to get parts for a '36 they were overhauling in 1953. He said the place was full of old timers, and really cool to see. Some of his WWII mechanic school instructors where Packard engineers.
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Old April 11th, 2012, 08:47 PM   #10
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David Byrne. He of the many heads talking.
And you may find yourself living in a Packard plant,
And you may find yourself in Motor City,
And you may find yourself amid the ruins of large automobiles,
And you may find yourself in a spartan life, with a welding and webcam rig,
And you may ask yourself-Well...How did I get here?
Same as it ever was...
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Old April 12th, 2012, 07:03 AM   #11
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he needs to clean his house
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