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August 20, 2004

Compiled by George Wharton

Welland Canal Salties & Canadian Leader by Alex Howard 8/17 & 8/19/04

Saltie Bluebill raised in Lock 3.

Bow shot.

Continues on upbound.

Passing under the raised Glendale Ave. bridge.

Saltie Elias L.K. above Lock 7.

Entering Lock 7.

Saltie Makeevka being raised in Lock 7.

Makeevka continues upbound.

The Canadian Leader being raised in Lock 1.  This is her first trip this season after being laid up at Hamilton, ON.

Exiting Lock 1.

Continuing upbound to Lock 2.

"Rubbing the wall" approaching Lock 2.

Looking forward.

Looking aft.

Upper Lakes' red stack.

In Lock 2.

"rubbing the Wall" approaching Lock 3.  The downbound Spruceglen is in the background.

Starboard lifeboat and davits.

Federal Yukon downbound above Lock 7.

Stern view entering the lock.
Upbound Cuyahoga River, Cleveland from the self unloader Wolverine by Carrie Philbin 8/17/04

Cleveland fireboat Anthony J. Celebreeze.

Twisting up the Cuyahoga River.

Tug Superior with docked pleasure craft.

A tight squeeze!

Passing the cement carrier Stephen B. Roman.
Escanaba, MI by Lee Rowe 8/17/04

Arthur M. Anderson departs underneath a rainbow.

Charles M. Beeghly arriving at the dock.

At the dock.

Former Chicago fireboat Joseph Medill at Basic Marine.
Point Edward (Sarnia), ON by Lorraine Morrill 8/03/04 to 8/05/04

Algonorth downbound off of Lake Huron.

Algoway downbound.

Buffalo downbound.

Capt. Henry Jackman downbound.
Algonac, MI by John Rusing 8/13/04

New ferry Guy V. Molinari downbound on the St. Clair River.

Side View.

Framed by the tree branches.

Stern view.
Green Bay by Jason Leino 8/18/04

Alpena and S.T. Crapo at Lafarge Cement.

Close up of the Alpena unloading.

Stern view at Lafarge.

Another view from across the river.
Mackinac Bridge and Marquette, MI by Rod Burdick 8/13 & 8/14/04

Southdown Challenger passes under the Big Mack heading to Charlevoix, MI.

Columbia Star sails under the Big Mack.

Paul R. Tregurtha unloads western coal at Marquette's Upper Harbor.

Wolverine unloads stone at Marquette's Lower Harbor.
Historical Perspective by George Thompson

This old photo was take in April, 1937 of the Manitowoc River.  Shown at left is an unidentified Reiss boat and at center, Reiss' Charles C. West; both waiting their first trip of the season.  At right is an unidentified Pere Marquette ferry.


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