Take some tarnished classics, remnants of what once had to be signed for to get out of the show room and then got driven for tens of thousands of miles for all manner of purposes from commutes to dates to   . . . other assignations.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

until it’s just a bucket of bolts.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

“I’m gonna junk it,” they say, and it ends up here

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

or here.  Then it’s sorted and baled

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

and loaded onto barges for the ship docks.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

and loaded into beauties like Crown Mina for

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

transformation into some form of currency in places like Canakkale, Turkey.  But I’ll need local assistance for fotos from there.

All New York fotos by Will Van Dorp, who’s hoping for fotos from Canakkale.

About these ads