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Several early 20th century brick industrial buildings are visible through the gates of the General Electric factory complex in Fort Wayne, Indiana.


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Fort Wayne GE Factory Gates

At the beginning of the 20th Century, General Electric built a giant industrial complex on the southwestern edge of downtown Fort Wayne, Indiana. Thirteen of the plant's buildings, including several multistory brick factory buildings, still stand. Most are now empty, and the company plans to move the last of its operations, and the fewer than 100 employees who remain, out of the city at the beginning of 2015.

This is a view through the gates at the western edge of the GE campus, at the corner of College Street and Wall Street. As you can see in the photograph, the inside of the complex is quite vast, with its own network of streets connecting the buildings!

I photographed it in the evening near sunset.





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SKU Print Size Framed or Unframed Price Qty.
ge-factory-gates-1-small-unframed 7x7 inch Unframed $200.00
ge-factory-gates-1-small-framed 7x7 inch Framed $325.00
ge-factory-gates-1-medium-unframed 11x11 inch Unframed $350.00
ge-factory-gates-1-medium-framed 11x11 inch Framed $475.00
ge-factory-gates-1-large-unframed 15x15 inch Unframed $500.00
ge-factory-gates-1-large-framed 15x15 inch Framed $700.00






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