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Ghost among the machines

Detroit's derelict Packard Plant is the country's largest abandoned industrial site. One last small company still calls the complex home.

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The front door
Detroit's Packard Plant manufactured its last automobile in 1956. The complex has gradually slid into ruin, but it's not completely abandoned. One small business, Chemical Processing Inc., still makes its headquarters in the plant.
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Last updated November 03 2009: 10:14 AM ET
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