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The sea gate is up on the Chief Wawatam as a train car crosses the track apron, far left, that links the railroad tracks in St. Ignace to the boat. The Chief transported the trains between St. Ignace and Mackinaw City. The track elevator, a tall landmark when it stood on the Wawatam Dock, is small by comparison to the 338-foot-long railroad ferry. (Photograph courtesy of Vic and Mary Swiderski) 1p6.jpg



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