About the Author - Chris Winters

Chris Winters is a lifelong student of Great Lakes maritime history. Smitten with the lore of lakeboats at a young age, Centennial is his first in a series of books on the subject. Chris is a freelance advertising and editorial photojournalist based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. An avid SCUBA diver and dynamic lecturer on Great Lakes' shipwreck history, he is a frequent contributer to Great Laker/Seaway Review magazine. His maritime artwork and doscumentary photography has been exhibited in galleries and museums around the Great Lakes region.