My Summer at 'Tac Harbor'

Erie Mining taconite trains, as seen from a Great Lakes ore boat
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The year was 1966; I was 19 years old and starting my second summer working on the Great Lakes. This year I was called to be a deckhand on the Leon Falk Jr. of the Hanna fleet. At 730 feet overall, she was one of the largest boats on the Great Lake...

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Before Penn Central

Before Penn Central

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