The Great Lakes Seaway Partnership today announced the winners of their second annual photo contest. This announcement also marks the beginning of the organization’s third annual photo contest in tandem with the opening of the Soo Locks on March 25, 2020 and the St. Lawrence Seaway on April 1, 2020.
Each year, to celebrate the start of the Great Lakes navigation season, the Great Lakes Seaway Partnership invites boatnerds and shipping fans alike to submit their favorite photos of Great Lakes freighters, tugboats and barges across the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway System. In 2019, the Great Lakes Seaway Partnership received over 270 entries throughout the submission period, which began 4/1/19 and ended 12/31/19.
The Great Lakes Seaway Partnership thanks all 2019 contest participants and invites them to participate in 2020’s third annual photo contest by submitting original photos to greatlakesseaway.org/photo-contest.The contest begins on April 1 and will end when the St. Lawrence Seaway closes for the 2020 Great Lakes navigation season. Winners will be announced April 1, 2021.
View photos of the first, second and third place winners as well as honorable mentions below. The photos will also be showcased on The Great Lakes Seaway Partnership’s Instagram page. Join the Great Lakes Seaway Partnership in celebrating the 2019 photo contest winners by following @GLSPartnership on Instagram.
First Place Photos by Paul LaMarre III
Second Place Photo by Seth Honemann
Third Place Photo by Alison Gimpel