Ruins of Dock Three From bottom to top: The demolished Dock 3, the abandoned Dock 4, and the active BNSF Taconite Dock. Similar Images ...based on the tags: demolition, lens-flare, old-and-new, pilings, reflections, water... Before Portland-Huron Cement’s Duluth Plant was (mostly) demolished and (partly) turned into a hotel, the top of its silos gave a cinematic view of elevator row. Part of the Pillsbury tunnel that brought water back to the Mississippi River. Looking out the second-floor lighthouse office window. On this visit, the last ice of the season was slowly drifting into the harbor. A humble stripper stage in the old NorShor lounge. The motif (back) highlights some of the area’s industries: shipping, mining, fishing, and taking your clothes off for tips. Instead of a pit in the floor, now there is an oversized chessboard here. The surgical suite was flooding. There’s concrete under that dirt… under that water… somewhere. These concrete blocks were formed to be solid mounts for machinery. All the metal was scrapped in the late 1990s, leaving these modern ruins. Seagulls love them. This door led to a now-demolished skyway crossing Minnehaha Ave connecting the brewhouse to Fermentation, also demolished.