Although several were torn down, many abandoned buildings remain at the site of the former US Pipe facility. The future is uncertain for abandoned industrial sites, including the former Wheland Foundry, south of downtown Chattanooga at the foot of Lookout Mountain.
Photo by John Rawlston .
published Saturday, October 6th, 2012
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Chattanooga's U.S. Pipe and Wheland Foundry site was once a metal city buzzing with thousands of laborers. But the cathedrals to capitalism have since turned to labyrinths of dust and rust.