Soo Locks Animation page....you're going to love this!
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the Soo Locks located?
When: A history of the Soo Locks
Why were the Soo Locks built?
How do the Soo Locks operate?
Credits: The Soo Locks animations were created by Ian Sims (Michigan State University, Geography Department).
Soo Locks history:
Government of Canada and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The Great Lakes: An Environmental Atlas and Resource Book. Toronto and Chicago: 1995.
Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc.
Michigan Historical Archives, Lansing, MI