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Part 2 Tonight at Ten: Diving Into The Past

Updated: 07/17/2014 9:38 AM
Created: 07/14/2014 4:46 PM WDIO.com

We normally see Lake Superior from above the surface, but below... exists another world.

A strange and silent world existing just out from our Lake Superior shoreline.
It’s a silent... haunting world. A somber reminder of our pioneering ancestors.

Deep below the surface of the greatest of the great lakes, famous and historic Lake Superior shipwrecks lay at rest. In Part 2 we will focus on Isle Royale and the shipwrecks that have laid to rest of this islands shores.

See spellbinding video from the camera lens of Ken Merryman and other members of the Great Lakes Shipwreck Preservation Society as they venture to the Kamloops, Chester A. Congdon and the SS America.

“When you dive these shipwrecks, part of it is the stories. The stories of sacrifice. Of heroism and of survival," Scuba Cinematographer, Ken Merryman said.

We'll take you on a journey to the bottom of Lake Superior.

Rare and breathtaking images of now silent places, which remind us of the heroism, sacrifice and stories of survival of our pioneering ancestors.

“You can go inside and you swim through the insides of the cargo holds and just glide through. It’s kind of like being able to fly.”

You’ll see rare and breathtaking video of historic wrecks Join us for a special two part series, Part 2 “Diving into the Past” –  Tonight on Eyewitness News at Ten.

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