‘Homeless’ Detroit Man Carves Slice Of American Dream

Tom Bell spends his days cleaning up an old railroad property at the foot of West Jefferson and Fort Street. He calls the one-room building his home. He claims that the property owners have given him permission to live there. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)
Homeless Detroit Man's Home Tom Bell spends his days cleaning up an old railroad property at the foot of West Jefferson and Fort Street. He calls the one-room building his home. He claims that the property owners have given him permission to live there. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)
Tom Bell spends his days cleaning up an old railroad property at the foot of West Jefferson and Fort Street. He calls the one-room building his home. He claims that the property owners have given him permission to live there. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)
Homeless Detroit Man's Home Tom Bell spends his days cleaning up an old railroad property at the foot of West Jefferson and Fort Street. He calls the one-room building his home. He claims that the property owners have given him permission to live there. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)
Tom Bell spends his days cleaning up an old railroad property at the foot of West Jefferson and Fort Street. He calls the one-room building his home. He claims that the property owners have given him permission to live there. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)
Homeless Detroit Man's Home Tom Bell spends his days cleaning up an old railroad property at the foot of West Jefferson and Fort Street. He calls the one-room building his home. He claims that the property owners have given him permission to live there. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)
Tom Bell spends his days cleaning up an old railroad property at the foot of West Jefferson and Fort Street. He calls the one-room building his home. He claims that the property owners have given him permission to live there. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)
Homeless Detroit Man's Home Tom Bell spends his days cleaning up an old railroad property at the foot of West Jefferson and Fort Street. He calls the one-room building his home. He claims that the property owners have given him permission to live there. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)
Tom Bell spends his days cleaning up an old railroad property at the foot of West Jefferson and Fort Street. He calls the one-room building his home. He claims that the property owners have given him permission to live there. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)
Homeless Detroit Man's Home Tom Bell spends his days cleaning up an old railroad property at the foot of West Jefferson and Fort Street. He calls the one-room building his home. He claims that the property owners have given him permission to live there. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)
Tom Bell spends his days cleaning up an old railroad property at the foot of West Jefferson and Fort Street. He calls the one-room building his home. He claims that the property owners have given him permission to live there. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)
Homeless Detroit Man's Home Tom Bell spends his days cleaning up an old railroad property at the foot of West Jefferson and Fort Street. He calls the one-room building his home. He claims that the property owners have given him permission to live there. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)
Tom Bell spends his days cleaning up an old railroad property at the foot of West Jefferson and Fort Street. He calls the one-room building his home. He claims that the property owners have given him permission to live there. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)
Homeless Detroit Man's Home Tom Bell spends his days cleaning up an old railroad property at the foot of West Jefferson and Fort Street. He calls the one-room building his home. He claims that the property owners have given him permission to live there. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)
Tom Bell spends his days cleaning up an old railroad property at the foot of West Jefferson and Fort Street. He calls the one-room building his home. He claims that the property owners have given him permission to live there. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)
Homeless Detroit Man's Home Tom Bell spends his days cleaning up an old railroad property at the foot of West Jefferson and Fort Street. He calls the one-room building his home. He claims that the property owners have given him permission to live there. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)
Tom Bell spends his days cleaning up an old railroad property at the foot of West Jefferson and Fort Street. He calls the one-room building his home. He claims that the property owners have given him permission to live there. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)
Homeless Detroit Man's Home Tom Bell spends his days cleaning up an old railroad property at the foot of West Jefferson and Fort Street. He calls the one-room building his home. He claims that the property owners have given him permission to live there. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)
Tom Bell spends his days cleaning up an old railroad property at the foot of West Jefferson and Fort Street. He calls the one-room building his home. He claims that the property owners have given him permission to live there. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)
Homeless Detroit Man's Home Tom Bell spends his days cleaning up an old railroad property at the foot of West Jefferson and Fort Street. He calls the one-room building his home. He claims that the property owners have given him permission to live there. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)
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