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

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Davis Lock 1914
A nearly complete Davis Lock in 1914. The lock opened for business in October that year. To the right you can see very early work on the Sabin Lock which opened five years later in 1919. These two were the longest locks in the world when they opened.

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