The money is quick and easy – and the metal market is booming, producing record profits for shady scrapyards and a modest living for scrappers.
The city is preparing to seize the Packard Plant because of unpaid taxes that the owner refuses to pay. He maintains he owes no taxes because the city won’t provide basic services to protect his property from arsonists, vandals and thieves.
Behind the scenes: Packard Plant is backdrop for post-apocalyptic film starring David Arquette, Lily Cole
Crews spent the morning filming Arquette and actress Lily Cole, who donned an ornate, primitive headpiece and rode a wreath-wearing donkey.