A Must See – Abandoned Grain Silos in Chicago, Illinois. Empty Since 70’s
A Vacant Lens
A gigantic explosion left these silos damaged back in the 1970's. The city of Chicago, and visitors from across the country have visited and even used these grain elevators for artistic purposes. Thousands of photo shoots, movie scenes and obviously some "disturbing" happenings have gone down here. Welcome to Damen Silos.
You see the vandalism when you watch these videos, and can imagine the "not so nice" that has gone down. But the way this video is shot, you can see and feel the art and the beauty of these once workable grain elevators.
Abandoned in the 1970's after a massive explosion rocked Damen Silos, the owners realized that this structure was damaged beyond repair. So the owners simply left.
This structure, is incredibly tall and the film work in this video is quite dangerous.
The comments on the YouTube video prove the historic value of Damen Silos and confirm that this place has been visited by many, check this out!
WARNING: Under no circumstances should you enter this property. By doing so you risk bodily harm and/or prosecution for trespassing on private property.