Canadian Progress comes from Soo Locks

The Canadian Progress (above, coming into Duluth last December 3rd) will be the first ship to arrive in Duluth this season from beyond the Soo Locks. Last year, the first ship arrived on March 29th. Including today, 4 of the last 5 years, the first ship arrived on March 26th. The Canadian Progress was here 19 times last year, each time taking out a cargo of coal.
*submitted to the Duluth News Tribune for publication on 03-26-2004
Kenneth Newhams :