Aurora from Wisconsin Point Superior Entry’s lights, backlit by the aurora borealis. In the distance, you can see the lights of Two Harbors. Similar Images ...based on the tags: aurora-borealis, dark, lake-superior, lighthouses, stars, water... From the bottom of the skyway I looked back, my eyes tracing the vines from the marsh up the smokestacks to the perfect Midwestern sky. A scribbled note on a doorframe… lost details. 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. The end of the dock, done quickly and cheaply with wood. The towers were for lights, so ships could be loaded at all hours. A dedicated 13-acre rail yard operated by Canadian Pacific. As of 2016, it’s still there, and considered a factor in the redevelopment of the former plant site. The quenching water was reused over and over. Timbers overlap where mine cars plunged, a strange wooden fence traced the center of the beams. I don’t think we’re anywhere near maximum pressure anymore. For some time, tugboats were stored next to the elevator.