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664-foot freighter is last one through as Michigan’s Soo Locks close for winter

By Tanda Gmiter | tgmiter@mlive.com

SAULT STE. MARIE, MI – In the final days of the winter shipping season on the Upper Great Lakes, there’s always a little bit of steel horse jockeying as freighter fans speculate about which laker will be the last to go through the Soo Locks before they close for their annual scheduled maintenance…. read more.

The freighter Manitoulin at the Soo Locks on Jan. 15, 2019.
The freighter Manitoulin at the Soo Locks on Jan. 15, 2019.