Ambassador Bridge (Detroit Michigan)

Ambassador Bridge (Detroit, Michigan)

featuring Teddy Pendergrass' "Come Go With Me (Interface Mix)"
Ambassador Bridge (Detroit Michigan)

American truck drivers taking cargo “south of the border” would likely be on the way to Mexico. But from Detroit, Michigan, they could also head to Canada across the Ambassador Bridge, which carries more than 25 percent of all trade … Continue reading


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Lee A. Tregurtha on Detroit River

featuring Chris Standring's "Regarding Tetchwick"
Lee A. Tregurtha

In addition to their loads, many Great Lakes freighters carry with them a small part of history, but few have as much history behind them as the ship now known as the Lee A. Tregurtha. Originally planned as the oil … Continue reading


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Bangkok, Thailand (Chao Phraya River)

featuring Acoustic Alchemy's "Playing for Time"
Chao Phraya River, Bangkok

Like most great cities, Thailand’s capital, Bangkok, is situated on a great river: the Chao Phraya, which runs 231 miles from the center of the country into the Gulf of Thailand. On a typical afternoon, the waters of the Chao … Continue reading


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San Antonio, Texas

featuring Gota's "European Comfort"
San Antonio Riverwalk

San Antonio is the most-visited city in Texas, and there are plenty of reasons why. Not only does the city boast a wide variety of restaurants and shops, award-winning golf courses, spas, theme parks, and museums, but it has the … Continue reading


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Saint Petersburg, Russia

featuring Keiko Matsui's "The Morning Moon"
St. Petersburg, Russia

Like many Eastern European countries, St. Petersburg struggled for much of the 20th century (mostly while known as Petrograd or Leningrad). It witnessed most of the Russian Revolution in the early part of the century and went on to be … Continue reading


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St. Anthony Falls, Minneapolis

featuring Chris Standring's "As Luck Would Have It"
St. Anthony Falls Waterfront, Minneapolis

One of the only waterfalls on the Mississippi River, St. Anthony Falls offers more than a scenic outlook and relaxing ambience. The entire city of Minneapolis was built around the power of the falls, both literally and figuratively. Early entrepreneurs … Continue reading


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James R. Barker

featuring Jacob Deon's "The Piano Song"
James R. Barker

The Great Lakes freighter James R. Barker was built in 1976 for the Interlake Steampship Company. One of the first thousand-footers on the Lakes (the first being the Stewart J. Cort), the James R. Barker is named for the President … Continue reading


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Columbus, Ohio

featuring Chris Botti's "Drive Time"
Columbus, Ohio

Columbus, the capital and largest city of Ohio, is one of the healthiest economic and cultural centers in the United States. A scenic cityscape, service-based economy, and wide assortment of cultural attractions makes the city one of the nation’s best … Continue reading


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Wichita, Kansas

featuring Alexander Zonjic's "Reach for the Sky"
Wichita, Kansas

Though perhaps best known as the “Air Capital of the World,” producing nearly half of the world’s aircraft, Wichita embraces culture as well as industry. Just west of downtown, Keeper of the Plains Plaza, featured in this video, gives tribute … Continue reading


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Washington, D.C. Cherry Blossoms

featuring Mindi Abair's "Far Away"
Washington, D.C. Cherry Blossoms

Just as cherry trees feature in the traditional stories of George Washington, they have become a tradition in the capital that bears his name. In 1912, the mayor of Tokyo gifted 3,000 flowering cherry trees to the city of Washington, … Continue reading


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