"We have thrown away the keys to the place," L.L. Bean declared in 1951, about his Freeport store being open 24 hours a day, 365 days-a-year. Check out what goes on at the flagship store while most shoppers are sound asleep.
A lone shopper leaves the store just before 3 a.m. in Freeport, Maine.
Fred J. Field for the Boston Globe