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On This Day in 1953 (BADGER)

On this day (03/21) in 1953, the C&O carferry BADGER entered service. Built by the Christy Corporation in Sturgeon Bay, she would be the last Lake Michigan carferry. On her first trip, BADGER sailed from Manitowoc, Wisconsin, to Ludington, Michigan. She carried 32 railcars filled with paper from mills in the Fox River Valley. Although […]

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