Exploring Detroit – Continental Motors & Grand Trunk Cold Storage

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I’ve been exploring some of the abandoned buildings in Detroit since 2012. These pictures are from my first time back in the field (finally!) with local explorers again. In this exploration, we checked out the Continental Factory, Grand Trunk Cold Storage & Warehouse, and some other places I have no idea how to navigate to (just along for the ride). I met at the same spot my friend Farzin, Ryan, and a few others met two years ago. The Continental Factory was only a few blocks from here.

Things had changed in the last two years. Below is a comparison of the change in two years.

Continental Factory in Detroit Overview
Continental Factory in Detroit Overview (2012)

Continental Factory Main Cavern (2012)
Continental Factory Main Cavern (2012)

Continental Factory Main Cavern (2014)
Continental Factory Main Cavern (2014)

Continental Factory Rooftop Corridors 3
Continental Factory Rooftop Corridors 3

Continental Factory Rooftop Corridors 4
Continental Factory Rooftop Corridors 4

Continental Factory Rooftop Corridors 5
Continental Factory Rooftop Corridors 5

I met up with a new friend Andrew and his friend Marc. We spent most of the time exploring the main building and especially the rooftops, which in my opinion make this place a special one. The graffiti is spectacular up here and unlike anything else I’ve experienced. It’s very bright with there being no ceiling and reminds me of ancient monuments when looking up at some of the towers.

Grand Trunk Cold Storage Warehouse Watertower
Grand Trunk Cold Storage Warehouse Watertower

The Watertower on the roof of Grand Trunk Cold Storage and Warehouse in Detroit
The Watertower on the roof of Grand Trunk Cold Storage and Warehouse in Detroit

Grand Trunk Cold Storage Warehouse Walking the Hallways
Grand Trunk Cold Storage Warehouse Walking the Hallways

Grand Trunk Cold Storage Warehouse Lying Waste in front of Support 3
Grand Trunk Cold Storage Warehouse Lying Waste in front of Support 3

Grand Trunk Cold Storage Warehouse Lying Waste in front of Support 2
Grand Trunk Cold Storage Warehouse Lying Waste in front of Support 2

Grand Trunk Cold Storage Warehouse Desolation on a whole new level
Grand Trunk Cold Storage Warehouse Desolation on a whole new level

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