Lake Superior Journal


Subscriber price: $13.45

by James R. Marshall

No one told the stories of the adventures, people and history of Lake Superior better than Jim Marshall, a remarkable man and storyteller who traveled the Big Lake aboard Skipper Sam II, gathering experiences and characters along the way.



Jim Marshall’s Views from the Bridge

The best of Jim’s earliest columns from Lake Superior Magazine. Jim, a noted author with a fascination for this region and a lifelong resident of Duluth, will long be remembered for his travels around Lake Superior on his boat Skipper Sam II and for his storytelling abilities. He had a fascination for the people and events that make the region such a unique place.

From people to shipwrecks and historical lore, this collection of his earliest writings offers the opportunity to explore Lake Superior from the comfort of an easy chair, while engaging you in Jim’s “you are there” style of storytelling.

Winner of an American Regional History Award.

192 pages, black-and-white photos and illustrations, 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″, softcover.
ISBN: 978-0-942235-40-1.
Item Number: LS1205.