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. Similar Images ...based on the tags: demolition, lake-superior, long-exposures, old-and-new, pilings, reflections, stars, towers, water... Counter-weighted ore cars alternately filled and emptied to feed Furnace 7. Honestly, though, the corner-mounted cranes are sexier in my opinion. Note the trees growing from the stacks. Looking through the dark door at Shaft 3, when my naked eyes could only make out a staircase lit dimly from above. This is a great example of a combination rock house; the silos below used to fill trains with ore dropped from mine cars pulled to the top of the structure. 2005. Looking across the Mississippi from a park the night after the first snow. I wanted to see the third floor to get a better view, but the third floor had already been demolished. The old walls had cascaded down the staircases. This building is gone, now, as you can expect. While the last of the Studebaker production buildings were being demolished, I visited again. Here’s a shot taken shortly after the demolition crew left for the day. A diesel crane and conveyor belt tripper are the major pieces of equipment that dominate the dock. If you look carefully along the side of the slip alongside this image of Cargill B-2, you will see the remains of the crane stops when this was a Hannah coal dock. One side of the street is demolished. The other is not.