View from the Light Looking down the breakwater from the top of the lighthouse. In the haze, you can see the world’s largest iron ore docks in Allouez Bay. Similar Images ...based on the tags: breakwaters, hazy, ladders, lake-superior, rivets... The steel sea leg is so heavy it requires a huge counterweight that travels the height of the elevator. Like a grave marker, a single post remembers where Dock 3 stood on the bay. The corner of Clyde on Michigan Street looked like it had been sealed a long time. I wonder how sheltered workers on this mid-level catwalk that follows the ore chutes is in storms. Note the chunks of concrete stuck in the catwalk grates–the pockets (right) are falling apart. This miner locker room has probably never been so clean. If there were no other options, operators could climb this ladder from the Communications Room to the surface, after opening two heavy steel hatches, of course. Part of the Pillsbury tunnel that brought water back to the Mississippi River. These dump cars moved copper ore to the top of the furnaces… it’s about two stories above ground level.