Thursday, May 24, 2012

Yoopers will understand why I post this, Lake Superior in November? Bad idea, remember hearing Gordon Lightfoot's song about the Edmund Fitzgerald? "Gales of November" he sang of


it's rare that anything newsworthy happens in the yoop, and I'd never heard of this one.

In nov 1926 Chrysler tried to move one ship with 248 new cars through Lake Superior. You can see that the ship ran aground after losing power steering. The cars were unloaded and waited til February for roads to become passable so the cars could get to the nearest train station

the full write up and photos from http://progress-is-fine.blogspot.ca/2012/03/wreck-of-city-of-bangor.html


update Oct 2014 above image found on https://www.facebook.com/groups/447886021929743/

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