Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Lake Boat

For some reason these huge long narrow vessels are called boats, not ships. They mostly carry bulk cargo such as grain and iron ore. This picture gives an idea of just how long they are.

At souvenir shops along the St. Lawrence Seaway one can buy books that can be used to identify the lake boats and the companies that own them, by the colours and markings of the exhaust stacks.