Business: Last Dollar

The hell of Great Lakes seamen is the St. Mary's River over whose cascades 75,000 cubic feet of icy cold Lake Superior water somersault every second. At the city of Sault Sainte Marie, this "Soo" River drops 20 feet in three-quarters of a mile. But both the Canadian and the U. S. Governments have built locks at the cascades, that can lift two to four lake steamers to the Lake Superior level. These ships, long, round-topped whale-backs for the most part and peculiar to the Great Lakes, carry coal from Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia...

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