Photos: Up close with an ore boat in dry dock

The Kaye E. Barker ore boat sits in dry dock.
The Kaye E. Barker sat in dry dock undergoing maintenance at Fraser Shipyards Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015.
Derek Montgomery for MPR News

The Kaye E. Barker sits in dry dock this winter, undergoing maintenance at Fraser Shipyards in Superior, Wis. Fraser has more than 200 workers doing a variety of maintenance tasks on the Kaye E. Barker and other ships laid up there for the winter.

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