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
Debris Excavation
U.S Army Corps of Engineers, Duluth Area Office Floating Plant crew designed and fabricated a screening machine to filter the debris from the beach on Minnesota Point. The crew placed a larger 1” Screen on top and the bottom screen contained ¼” openings. The crew placed the dredged material on the screen and utilized a vibrating mechanism and water to sort the rocks, wood debris and human made debris from the beach. The crew has completed all required cleanup areas on the beach from the FY20 Dredging contract

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