Wisconsin Life

Badger Ferry

Clip: Season 3 Episode 4 | 4m 54s

Growing up in Manitowoc, Kevin Diedrich always dreamed of a life on the water. He remembers as a boy watching the Badger Ferry, the largest car ferry on Lake Michigan, sail into port. Kevin now lives onboard for seven months as First Assistant Engineer of the only coal-fired steamship in operation in the United States.

Aired: 10/21/15

Rating: TV-G

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