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
First ship through the Soo Locks 2014
Eleven days after the locks opened, April 4, 2014, the first commercial vessel arrived to kick of the 2014 navigation season. Here the Cason J. Callaway, followed closely by the John G. Munson approach the Poe Lock. It took the convoy 9 days to cross Lake Superior with the assistance of the several icebreakers.

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Photo by: Andrew Kornacki |  VIRIN: 140408-A-IF251-999.JPG