Never Underestimate the Power of Lake Superior
The video below tells the story of what happened on Madeline Island two days ago. We're told that the storm which struck the Island on Wednesday tore as many as sixty crib docks off the shore.
During the ferry crossing from Bayfield, Wisconsin to LaPointe (Madeline Island), we counted well over one hundred pieces of floating debris, including dock planks, timbers and downed trees.
Here's what the dock looked like before Wednesday's storm:
Notice how the planking atop the log cribs has been completely swept away by the power of the waves and wind!