Poe Lock
January 28, 1896, crews were busy at the Soo Locks finishing up the new 800-foot-long Poe Lock. The Lock is named for Orlando Poe, commander of the Detroit District who oversaw construction of this lock as well as several distinctive lighthouses on the Great Lakes. Poe died a few months before this photo was taken as a result of injuries he sustained while inspecting the work.

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