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My Favorite Places: Ballard Locks

Completed in 1917 and still operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Ballard Locks are a Seattle staple. Ralph Munro explains the interesting history, the many highlights, and very important purpose of the Ballard Locks.

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