Lake Carriers' Association (Sponsor), Cinecraft, Inc. (Production company), Culley, Paul (Director), Lipp, Frederick J. (Screenwriter)
Film touting the advantages of shipping commodities such as iron ore, coal, limestone, cement, and grain via the Great Lakes. Contains numerous shots of various cargo ships from companies like US Steel, Republic Steel, and Jones and Loughman. Also includes scenes of the life of a lake carrier sailor and an animation demonstrating how the Soo Locks of Lake Superior function. The film was created as a recruitment tool to encourage enlistment in the carrier sailing crews.
Standard Oil Company (Ohio) (Sponsor), Cinecraft, Inc. (Production company), Siedel, Frank (Screenwriter), Guthrie, Warren A., 1911-1986 (Narrator), Culley, Ray, 1904-1983 (Director)
Film highlighting the resources provided by Great Lakes of North America, concentrating on the gigantic, low cost transportation system that links Ohio and other Midwest states to the seaways of the world. Contains numerous shots of various cargo ships and an animated demonstration of how the Soo Locks of Lake Superior functions. Part of The Ohio Heritage series.