Map Desk The back of the pilot house had a desk full of navigational notes and maps. Similar Images ...based on the tags: paperwork, phones, portholes, switches... A 24-hour clock that reeks of the 1970s. A ladder stenciled “LTV”–the failed steel company that built this dock. There is more, if you look closer. Goals for 1980, still tacked onto the wall. On the left, the formula for the sintering mix was written (“mischungszusammenselzung”) to keep track of the jobs. Taken before the Ford was towed to Duluth for scrapping. One basement room has a pile of x-rays of miners, taken and stored by the company. Records of ore samples, mostly ruined by the water flowing into the space. The well-worn chair in one larry’s operator cab, next to an overgrown coke battery. A half acre of switchboards and switches, circuit breakers and generators. Modern. The secret sweet-yet-salty center of the nameless factoryscape. Home base, tuned to rule the AC and turn out Product X at record rates, I’m sure.