Quarter Past Noon 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. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: cables, clocks, ghost-signs, ladders, offices, phones, water... Taken before the Ford was towed to Duluth for scrapping. Kodak Tri-X 400/Leica M7. The office (first floor), laboratory (second floor) and mill behind it. Everything was clean and pristine. The texture of the cracking poured concrete ore pocket is somewhere between stone and driftwood. The rust garden’s brick centerpiece contrasts the muted winter Kentucky palette. Looking north from the east portal of the tunnel… a beautiful place. Wilderness. Mamiya 6/Portra 160 This building stood on stilts until it was demolished. The top floor handled radio traffic to boats and trains. The bottom floor had locker rooms, records, and a lunchroom. Chutes from a hundred machines interconnect to more machines and chutes on a dozen factory floors. There isn’t an unbroken window in the entire historic complex as of 2013. Noontime light, long criticized for the boring shadows it grants photographers, comes into its own sometimes.