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May 5, 2005
Compiled by George Wharton


Detroit River (Windsor side) on May 2, 2005 by Wade P. Streeter:

Courtney Burton waiting to fuel at Sterling Fuel, Windsor with the Algomarine in the background.

Canadian Navigator fueling at Sterling Fuel.

Stephen B. Roman at Essroc.

Saginaw River on May 2, 2005 by Todd Shorkey:

Earl W. Oglebay backing from Bay Aggregates blocking the river.

Headed outbound from Bay Aggregates.

Stern view.

Close up of stern.

Marquette on Apr. 30 & May 2, 2005 by Lee & Kris Rowe:

USCG Alder at work in the harbor Apr. 30.

Frontenac loadng.

Saginaw at the dock.

Another view with the Lee. A. Tregurtha in the background.

USCG Alder stern view, note the Michigan State Police vehicles.

Bow view.

Great Lakes Trader at the dock.

Bow view.

Rouge River on Apr. 29, 2005 by Mike Nicholls:

Moving the old barge Alabama by Gaelic tug Carolyn Hoey from the Haridon Dock on the Rouge River to the Ojibway Slip in Windsor.

Menominee on Apr. 28, 2005 by Scott Best:

McKee Sons and Invincible starting to make the turn into the harbor.

Heading for Menominee Paper Co.

Stern view approaching the dock with the boom raising.

Getting into position to unload.

 - by Dick Lund later that evening:


Unloading after sunset.

Close up.

Detroit & St. Clair River traffic on Apr. 30, 2005 by Tom Welles:

Algosteel upbound the Detroit River.

Earl W. Oglebay upbound the Detroit River.

Earl W. Oglebay into lower Lake Huron.

Canadian Enterprise downbound off Lake Huron.

Stern view.

Algolake downbound off of Lake Huron.

Stern view.

Cuyahoga unloading in Sarnia.

Toronto harbour recently by Charlie Gibbons:

Capt. Matthew Flinders.

Toronto Island ferries.

Mariposa Belle.

Miss Kim Simpson.

Obsession III.


Pintail & Glenevis.

Pintail turning.

Pioneer Queen.

Redpath Sugar.

Stella Borealis.

T.H.C. 50 & Glenevis.


T.H.C.50 placing "Keep Out" buoys.

Thomas Rennie.


Burns International Harbor / Port of Indiana recently by Peter Zagorac:

Burns Harbor entering.



Another view.

Stewart J. Cort unloading.

Federal Hunter at Cargill.

Stern view.

Close up.

Orna bow,


Spar Garnet pilothouse.


Historical Perspectives submitted by William Forsythe:

Denver being converted to a sandsucker dredge at Ogdensburg, NY in 1907.

Henry C. Frick departing the Soo Locks in the 1920's.

Henry C. Frick departing the Soo on a different occasion in the 1920's.

The two original car ferries that serviced Rochester, NY and Cobourg, ON, the Ontario No.2 in the foreground and the Ontario No. 1 in the background at the Genesee River docks in Rochester in the 1920's...


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