Federal Yoshino approaching the Soo Locks from the west. Viewed from our 4th floor hotel room at the Holiday Inn.
The Federal Yoshino approaching the Soo Locks after passing under the International Bridge
Federal Yoshino in the Poe Lock
The administration building is the hub of Soo Lock operations. The tall tower is the Lockmaster's tower where traffic through the locks is coordinated.
Federal Yoshino being lowered in the Poe Lock
Federal Yoshino exiting the Poe Lock, into the Lower St. Mary RIver
Richelieu approaching the MacArthur Lock
Richelieu entering the MacArthur Lock
The Richelieu in the MacArthur Lock, heading downward
Warren heading back to the viewing station after feeding the parking meter.
The Richelieu in the MacArthur Lock. It is at Lake Superior level, 21 feet higher than the Lake Huron level.
The Richelieu being secured in the MacArthur Lock
Richelieu being lowered in the MacArthur Lock
Richelieu lowered to Lake Huron level, while the Michipicoten enters the Poe Lock from the Upper St. Mary River (Lake Superior level)
A cook from the Richelieu takes time out from his duties to chat with the observers
The Richelieu, now at Lake Huron level, leaves the MacArthur Lock into the Lower St. Mary River
Richelieu leaving MacArthur Lock into the Lower St. Mary River
Michipicoten lowered to Lake Huron level
From left to right: MacArthur, Poe, Davis and Sabin Locks. The Power Canal is on the right. St. Mary's Falls cascades 21 feet down from the Lake Superior level to the Lake Huron level.