When photographer Hadley Fruits talks about shooting architecture in Columbus, Indiana, a town that, due to the patronage and vision of local businessmen J. Irwin Miller, boasts an iconic collection of modern architecture, he uses a metaphor that would please the former owner of the Cummins Engine Company. To put the town’s collection of stellar work from a who’s who of Modernist architecture—I.M. Pei, Eero Saarinen, and Harry Weese—into perspective, he compares them to pieces of an engine, intriguing individually but powerful when taken in their entirety.

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