Pilings of Dock 3 When the lake levels were especially low, the pilings of Dock 3 that are usually underwater were clearly visible between Dock 2 and Dock 4. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: demolition, lake-superior, long-exposures, old-and-new, pilings, reflections, stars, towers, water... If it weren’t for the fact there were trees growing from it, and that I cropped out the end of the rail approach, one might think this is still used occasionally. The taller of the two smokestacks on site. Note the crack around its crown. For some time, tugboats were stored next to the elevator. Harris Machinery rests under snow on the left. Two explorers enjoy the view. 2016. A section of the third floor that has changed a lot over the years. Compare to 2006 shot. The first time I saw Buffalo Central Terminal was from a westbound Empire Builder. In the foreground you can see the rows of platforms. The pipes above sprayed water onto the hot coke. Like a grave marker, a single post remembers where Dock 3 stood on the bay. There’s concrete under that dirt… under that water… somewhere.