More drive-by shooting, this time of me entering Canada. I have to admit it makes me a little nervous to be in a foreign country, even Canada. We're staying for 5 days at the Sault Ste. Marie Moose Lodge on the Canadian side.
But WOW, the gas is really reasonable! I would have come here sooner had I known. WHAT?? This is the price for a liter, not a gallon!
The weather has been cold and rainy, as this sign in a restaurant attests to.
The WINs went on a tour of the Canadian locks.
They used to be quite busy, but now are used for tour boats and recreational boats only.
There's a 21-foot drop from Lake Superior to Lake Heron.
I had a nice chat with the Harbor Master.
An aerial shot of the Canadian locks, on the near side, and the US locks, on the far side.
The next day, I headed back to the US to see their locks. This is where the big freighters go through. The Edwin H. Gott is over 1000 feet long! This is actually 3 pictures put together. The curve is just a result of the software.
Safely out of the lock and on its way up Lake Superior.
This is the John J. Boland, a scant 680 feet long, demonstrating the 21-foot rise. Here's the before picture...