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This page features a Slide Show of 28 photos from a trip to Sault Ste. Marie, MI and the Soo Locks from Sept. 14 to Sept. 17, 2001 (This is Part 2 of 2)

Featured ships: Canadian Enterprise, Canadian Leader, Charles M. Beeghly, J.A.W. Iglehart, James R. Barker, Koningsborg, Ojibway, Stewart J. Cort

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Soo Locks
Sept. 2001 - Part 2

New 9-19-01

Soo Locks 9-14 to 9-17 Part 2

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<- - - James R. Barker
J.A.W. Iglehart - - ->

Soo Locks Sept. 2001 Photos:
Ojibway - The United States Steel supply boat on its way back to her dock after a delivery
Nokomis - The Soo Locks Tour Boat prepares to enter the MacArthur Lock
James R. Barker - The 1004-foot-long ship in the approach to the Poe Lock
James R. Barker - Heading into the Poe Lock
A flock of lazy Canadian Geese - Preparing to lock upbound in the MacArthur Lock :-)

The gates of the MacArthur Lock - Open and the safety booms raised
Koningsborg - In the MacArthur Lock approach
Koningsborg - Entering the MacArthur Lock upbound
Koningsborg - Line handlers prepare to tie up the saltie in the MacArthur Lock
J.A.W. Iglehart - Downbound in the upper approach to the Poe Lock

J.A.W. Iglehart - A close-up of the cement carrier downbound above the Poe Lock
Coast Guard Patrol Boat - In the Poe Lock - more evidence of increased security at the Soo Locks after Sept. 11, 2001
MacArthur Lock - The upper gates open
MacArthur Lock - The safety booms raise
Koningsborg - A ground-level look at the saltie ready to leave the MacArthur Lock

Koningsborg - A ground-level look up at the pilothouse of the Koningsborg
J.A.W. Iglehart - Appears in back of the Sugar Island Ferry
J.A.W. Iglehart - Downbound at Mission Point
Charles M. Beeghly - Upbound near Mission Point
Charles M. Beeghly - A look down Rotary Park (Mission Point) at the 806-ft.-long freighter

Charles M. Beeghly - Nearing the Poe Lock approach
Edison Sault Power Plant - In Sault Ste. Marie, MI was built in 1902 and is 1/4-mile in length
Algoma Steel Corp. - A huge flame shoots from a stack at the steel-maker in Sault Ste Marie Ontario burning off excess gasses
Canadian Leader - Downbound at West Pier above the Soo Locks with a load of grain
Canadian Leader - A close-up of the bulk carrier at West Pier

Another barricade - Just another visual reminder of what happened this week (all entrances to the park are either locked, barricaded or guarded)
Canadian Enterprise - A line handler walks alongside his ship below the MacArthur Lock
Stewart J. Cort - The last ship on this trip...shown here upbound in the lower St. Marys River