The 1992 article described his years in industrial Southeast Baltimore: "From a vantage point in the Helen S' pilot house, Sadowski stands by the oak ship's wheel and surveys the Fells Point shoreline. 'This used to be all packing houses, ' he said, pointing to the shoreline along Boston, Aliceanna, Wolfe and Fell streets. 'There was D.E. Foote, Langrall, Gibbs, H.J. McGrath, Lord Mott, Southern and R.E. Roberts, all the big canners. They put their plants near where the people lived.'"