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October 23, 2004

Compiled by George Wharton

Detroit River traffic by Mike Nicholls 10/17 - 10/20/04

Charles M. Beeghly tied up at Zug Island waiting for the water level to rise before entering the Rouge River 10/17/04.

Stern view.

Crane barge Veler and tug Demolen downbound in the Ballard's Reef Channel.

Stern view.

Barge McKee Sons and tug Invincible downbound at Fighting Island South Light.

Stern view.

J.A.W. Iglehart downbound at Grassy Island.

Stern view.

Tug Vigilant I towing barge Lockwood 1000 downbound above Fighting Island North Light.

Stern view.

Tug Vigilant I.

Stern view.
Toledo recently by Bob Vincent

Canadian Prospector heading in at Anderson's Elevator.

Tug Idaho helping the Canadian Prospector at the stern.

Tug Illinois helping on the bow.

Federal Hunter loading grain at ADM Elevator (Frontenac in background).

Frontenac docked at Anderson E Elevator.

Onego Traveller waiting on coal.

Another view.

Hatch crane on the Onego Traveller.
From Alaska in September by Brian Williams

USCG Maple, Sitka.

Twin hull to the Acushnet.


Tug in Sitka.

Tugs in Skagway.

USCG Base, Ketchikan.

Our escort.

Poseidon bow view.

Starboard view.
Poseidon stern view.

Tugs and log boom.

USCG Anthony Petit.

Stern view.

USCGC Acushnet.
Historical Perspective by John Belliveau

D & C Lines Western States taken from the Bluewater Bridge,
Port Huron, MI circa 1930's.

Historical Perspective by William Lafferty

The Hennepin loads southern Illinois coal at Rail-to-Water Transfer Corp.
(now KCBX) on the Calumet River, South Chicago in September, 1963.
The vessel astern is the W.E. Fitzgerald.


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