Duluth News Tribune offers harbor views
Duluth, MN (WDAY TV) - The Duluth News Tribune is giving people a new way of checking out the city's famous harbor.
The newspaper, a Forum Communications property, has set up a live webcam to give visitors a view of the iconic harbor shared by Duluth and its Wisconsin neighbor, Superior.
The Duluth-Superior Harbor is the Great Lakes' largest shipping port, according to the Duluth Seaway Port Authority, and has been the backbone of the economy in the cities for nearly 100 years. The port handles roughly 38 million short tons of cargo. Nearly 1,000 vessels pass through the port each year. Many of the vessels travel to Duluth from the Atlantic Ocean using the Great Lakes for passage.
The camera is focused on the city's iconic Aerial Bridge. The Aerial Bridge was built in 1905, and originally featured a gonola instead of a span. The gonola was replaced in 1929 to accomodate the area's growing population, according to the Minnesota Historical Society.
Now, thanks to the Duluth News Tribune, you can take a trip to the Duluth-Superior Harbor from your own living room or office. Just click here to experience the view.