Save me

In this stylized photo (B&W with a fade to color), we get a fuller view of the Rawleigh’s abandoned manufacturing building in downtown Freeport. The company still exists and has an online presence at They have a slogan, “A Friend of the Family Since 1889.” According to their website, the company is now based in West Palm Beach, Florida. Slightly off-frame is the “h” in “help,” which has been scrawled on the building to the left of “Save Me.”

Save Me, March 6, 2024. Freeport, Illinois.