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
New Lock at the Soo Option 1B
Concrete chamber wall monoliths line an engineering representation of the future New Lock at the Soo, in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. A $213.8 million contract, known as Option 1B, was awarded to Kokosing Alberici Traylor, LLC (KAT) of Westerville, Ohio on Dec. 21, 2023.

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