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2012 Shipping Season Winds Down, Soo Locks Prepare to Close

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As the shipping season winds down at the Soo Locks, the final freighters will be working their way through before Tuesday's midnight deadline.

Looking back on the season, the Chief of Lock Operations tells 9&10 News cargo passings, and tonnage were up, slightly from the 2011 season.

9&10's Christina Vecchioni and photojournalist Eric Davis have more details on the season, and what role the water levels played for the shipping industry.