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The Ballard Locks and beyond
CityStream: The Ballard Locks and Beyond

Talk about a work ethic. At age 100 they still operate 24/7, 365 days a year! The Ballard Locks are the nation's busiest, with more than 40,000 vessels passing through each year. Of course, all those boats attract quite a crowd with more than a million visitors annually. But what if the cut from Salmon Bay to Shilshole never happened? What if the Ballard Locks were never built? Feliks Banel offers an interesting look at Lake Washington's shoreline and the vanishing Black River.

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