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Ore Dock Opening Delay
Posted by Elba Steve
on 4/3/2014, 3:07 pm
Trains magazine newswire is reporting today that the seasonal opening of the LS&I ore dock at Marquette has been delayed for the first time since 1979 due to the extended ice over conditions of Lake Superior. Because of the unusually thick ice conditions, Coast Guard Ice Breakers have been busy elsewhere trying to open channels around the lakes. Complete story at Trains Newswire web site if a subscriber.