Packard Automotive Plant [Detroit]

‘not allowed to let you go inside without a pass’ he said, cool as ever, but still his gun within view.

‘how do I get a pass?’ I asked.

‘got to talk to the city about that.’

‘can I buy a pass here?’ I pressed, putting $20 on the car hood.

‘baby, that’ll get you a VIP ticket!’ he laughed, and ushered me into the crumbling skeleton that used to be a powerful player in the automobile industry.