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Remember when "tin stackers" wintered in Milwaukee?

Published Jan. 24, 2020

Each year, the Soo Locks are scheduled to close between Jan. 15 and March 25. Ice typically makes the passage impassable and the Corps of Engineers needs time to perform annual maintenance. For the most part, this brings an end to the shipping season and transportation companies must find a place to park their boats.

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Milwaukee then and now, as seen by two generations

Published Jan. 2, 2020

Returning to the incredible monochromatic images taken by Les Pacholski in the early 1960s that we shared last month, we present a series of the late photographer's images of Milwaukee paired with photographs of the same views made by his son Luke in recent weeks.

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Stunning Pacholski pics offer a snapshot of Milwaukee, December '61

Published Jan. 2, 2020

Finding a cache of vintage Milwaukee photos is always exciting. In them we can see how Downtown has changed across the decades, offering glimpses not only at familiar landmarks - both altered and sometimes not - but also many alterations over time. The images taken by Sylvester Pacholski Jr. are all that and more.

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