Exhibits at the Soo Locks Visitor Center

Click the links below to download printable versions of exhibits at the Soo Locks Visitor Center.  Some files may take a few minutes to download.

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
Preparing to raise the Hammond Bay
In preparations to raise a tug boat, US Army Corps of Engineers personnel place a boom in the water to prevent any possible oil or contamination leak into the St. Marys River. The USACE tug Hammond Bay unexpectedly sunk while being towed from Duluth, Minn., to Sault Ste. Marie July 1.

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Photo by: US Army Corps of Engineers |  VIRIN: 130703-A-CE999-040.JPG