Twin Ports Shipping

Poe Lock Closes for Emergency Repairs

Closure causes concerns, stops two thousand-footer ships.

Emergency repairs forced the closure of the largest of the Soo Locks on Monday, causing some concern for the Duluth-Superior Port. The Poe Lock was closed for repairs for 12 hours. This cased delays in port shipping, including two thousand-footers waiting to get through at Sault Saint Marie, Michigan. According to Jayson Hron of the Duluth Seaway Port Authority, this…

28 Years After Wedding Aboard “Tregurtha” Woman Sees Ship Again

Woman who married the Captain aboard his ship watches it sail under the Aerial Lift Bridge

DULUTH, Minn.- Many people can name the venue where they had their wedding, but not many can say they see it go by in Lake Superior. The most memorable part of Joan Coughlin’s wedding wasn’t that her best friend was her bridesmaid, or that her soon-to-be husband sailed the Great Lakes for 55 years. The biggest part of Coughlin’s wedding…

S.S. Meteor Paranormal Investigation

The Last Whaleback Freighter In The World Is Said To Be Haunted, Fox 21 Investigates This Superior Wisconsin Ship

SUPERIOR, Wis. — For this week’s Northland Uncovered the Fox 21 morning crew is starting a special series throughout the month of October! It’s centered on exploring old historic locations across the Northland and the existence of any paranormal activity within. This week’s paranormal investigation takes us to the S.S. Meteor in Superior, Wisconsin. The S.S. Meteor is the last…