Exhibits at the Soo Locks Visitor Center

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Permanent Exhibit

Unlocking the Industrial Midwest: A Pictorial History of Locks at the Soo

2022 Temporary/New Exhibits

2021 New Exhibits

2020 Winter Work

2018 Temporary/New Exhibits

2017 Temporary/New Exhibits

2016 Temporary/New Exhibits

Recent images related to the Soo Locks and the Great Lakes
Fender replacement
Working on a platform suspended above the water, two workers are busy replacing worn fenders from the lower gates of the MacArthur Lock. The 12 X 12 inch oak beams line approximately 8 miles of pier walls at the locks and are continually being replaced somewhere on the facility.

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Photo by: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers |  VIRIN: 130506-A-YU979-958.JPG