edmund fitzgerald http://michiganradio.org en Edmund Fitzgerald sank 35 years ago today (with audio) http://michiganradio.org/post/edmund-fitzgerald-sank-35-years-ago-today-audio <p>My cousins spent their summers along the St. Mary's River on <a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&amp;source=s_q&amp;hl=en&amp;geocode=&amp;q=neebish+island&amp;sll=37.0625,-95.677068&amp;sspn=32.885543,79.013672&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;hq=&amp;hnear=Neebish+Island,+Barbeau,+Chippewa,+Michigan+49710&amp;ll=46.265816,-84.106522&amp;spn=0.224052,0.617294&amp;t=h&amp;z=11">Neebish Island</a>. The lake freighters steam by just a stone's throw away from the shore.</p> Wed, 10 Nov 2010 19:35:00 +0000 Mark Brush 305 at http://michiganradio.org Edmund Fitzgerald sank 35 years ago today (with audio) Big midwest storm similar to storm that sank Edmund Fitzgerald http://michiganradio.org/post/big-midwest-storm-similar-storm-sank-edmund-fitzgerald <p>The storm passing through the Midwest today has a similar look to the storm that sank the <a href="http://www.ssefo.com/">Edmund Fitzgerald</a> on November 10<sup>th</sup>, 1975.</p><p>The 1975 storm had an extremely low pressure at its center, which generated winds similar to a category 2 hurricane. The storm in 1975 dropped to 978 millibars (mb) when it passed over James Bay in Ontario.</p> Tue, 26 Oct 2010 19:12:29 +0000 Mark Brush 190 at http://michiganradio.org Big midwest storm similar to storm that sank Edmund Fitzgerald