An abandoned navigation station in the port of Lomonosov. The people who worked there made sure ships complied with maritimes rules and regulations. Signals for guiding and directing traffic at sea hung on its mast, and there were spotlights on its tower to illuminate and identify ships at night.
Photograph by Andrius Venclova, a Petersburg photographer who specializes in architecture and interior photos. His splendid work can be viewed on his website, as well as his Flickr page. My thanks to him for permission to reproduce this photograph on this weblog.