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Interlake Steamship "James R Barker" arriving at the Soo Locks enroute to Duluth MN

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Great Lakes Fleet "Presque Isle" arriving at the Soo Locks enroute to Two Harbors MN

The Great Lakes Fleet "John G Munson" is next in line also heading to Two Harbors MN

and several hours away Interlake Steamship "Paul R Tregurtha" is heading toward the Soo Locks

headed to Superior WI

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Meanwhile 5 ships and Coast Guard Cutter Alder are waiting in Whitefish Bay to enter Lake Superior

while the Canadian Coast Guard Cutter Samuel Risley is heading east to meet them.

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The "Presque Isle" alongside the Soo Locks wall waiting for the "James R Barker" to clear the locks.

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The "James R Barker" departing the western approach of the Soo Locks.  Note the ice!

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As the "Presque Isle" enter the locks, the "John G Munson" is approaching.