A Coast Guard commanding officer says the main goal of icebreaking is to “keep industry afloat and keep people employed.”
The Erie Land Light was one of the first lighthouses on Lake Erie. Read about its history in this FreightWaves Classics article.
Most major U.S. canals were built built during the 19th century. Read why and about the anniversary of the Erie Canal in this FreightWaves Classics article.
In the ongoing series of FreightWaves Classics articles about U.S. ports, this is a profile of Port Milwaukee.
The Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway is an important artery of global trade for the United States and Canada. Learn more about it in this FreightWaves Classics feature.
Heavy snowfall and whiteout conditions could hit several states right after the Thanksgiving weekend.