50 years ago this summer, the first freighters slipped through the locks of the St. Lawrence Seaway. The Seaway realized a decades-old plan to open Great Lakes ports to vessels in the Atlantic Ocean.There's a good interview linked in the story, focusing on the people who built the Seaway. It's an example of what's good about public radio local programming. NPR could learn a thing or two from NCPR.
Friday, July 10, 2009
St Lawrence Seaway: the workers remember
From North Country Public Radio