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Wednesday, February 3, 2010
Keeping the St. Mary's Ice Free
Riding the Drummond Island ferry in the winter is an experience unlike any other. This week's trip was highlighted by two helicoptors flying low overhead - apparently scouting for the Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw as she cleared ice from the upper St. Mary's River.
If you are as curious as I am and want to learn more about the Icebreaker Mackinaw then this video is for you! It can be purchased by going to the following link:
I was born and raised in the Eastern Upper Peninsula the product of a family of philosophical U.P./Canadians. I learned at a young age that "you can't breathe easy until you get above the 45th". This is a Blog about living and learning Up North.