NY TIMES Feature Article: Great Lakes Voyage

Algoma Equinox
The Algoma Equinox.

A recent article in the New York Times provides an account of a six day voyage from Montreal to Thunder Bay aboard the Great Lakes Freighter Algoma Equinox. The article’s author, Porter Fox, rides as a passenger on the 750 foot vessel operated by Canada’s Algoma Central Corporation.

Fox writes about life on the ship and industries which depend on Great Lakes shipping. He also describes locations along a route traversing a broad swath of North America from Quebec and New York state through to Lake Superior. Every Great Lake, the Welland Canal (bypassing Niagara Falls), the Detroit River, Lake St. Clair, the St. Marys River and the Soo Locks form the backdrop this Great Lakes voyage feature article. Read more…

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