Rotten Dock The top of the docks are so rotten in places that you can see the lake through the boards. In the foreground you can see the controls for the chutes, which work on a clutch. Similar Images ...based on the tags: antennae, clouds, gears, holes-of-death, lake-superior, levers, lights, long-exposures, machinery, pulleys, reflections, rusty, shacks, stars, tracks... A few of the stalls in the older section of the roundhouse, the noon sky peeking in. From a distance (here, Union Yards), you can still see ARMOUR spelled out on the smokestack in white brick. You can see almost ever level of the factory from this spot. Too big to be scrapped, to simple to be auctioned. It waited for the demo crews and demo cranes to arrive. A stern-mounted spotlight and a fleet of former US Army tugs that are still used to break ice and nudge ships into slips. Power-up to cool down… would have been nice on the hot day I climbed on top of this machine. The St. Louis County Sheriff constantly patrols the property looking for trespassers. A damaged roof channeled rain onto the adobe walls, cutting them in half. In the distance, a preserved house and the ruins of the Colmor School. I love the texture of the rust through the decaying yellow paint.