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SS Chief Wawatam

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Overview
Lost Ferry across Lake Michigan on Soo Lin Railroad
Location
St. Ignace, Mackinac County, Michigan
Status
No longer running
History
Built 1911, Taken out of ferry service in 1984; Cut down into a barge 1989, Scrapped 2009
Builder
- Toledo Shipbuilding Co. of Toledo, Ohio
Railroads
- Duluth, South Shore, & Atlantic Railway (DSSA)
- Grand Rapids & Indiana Railroad (GR&I)
- Michigan Central Railroad (MC)
- Soo Line Railroad (SOO)
Design
Ferry crossing
Dimensions
Total length: 338.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.87382, -84.72240   (decimal degrees)
45°52'26" N, 84°43'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/676758/5082550 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 63315 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 4, 2014: Added by Luke

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