The air was damp and cold and the waters of the bay were lapping softly against the pilings which supported the building.
Some of them gathered under the pier, clustering about the pilings.
"Better keep an eye out for logs or pilings," Scotty warned.
They are necessary so that we can increase our annual output of poles, pilings, cooperage and veneer.
Around three of the pilings brush and grass had gathered, picked up from the current.
Standing on the upper deck, we could look down stream to the place where our houseboat had been stopped by the row of pilings.
It was midday when we tied Gadabout to the pilings beside the bridge, and the weather was hot and sultry.
Anina nosed its bow into this doorway, and grasping one of the pilings near at hand, brought it to rest.
That was the unmistakable lurch we felt, but no one expects to run into pilings in mid-ocean, so every one knew what it was.