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2 March 2011
Upbound on the Detroit River
“Upbound” photo by Mark J. Burrows, International Joint Commission, December 2010. I was struck by this photo of the Detroit skyline taken from across the river in Windsor. The river looks so calm when I’m used to seeing it wind swept and turbulent – a rough river for a rough city. Perhaps counter-intuitively, Detroit, Michigan is north of Windsor, Ontario. The French explorer Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de …