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October 8, 2005


10/7 - Agawa Canyon unloading salt in Alpena - Ben & Chanda McClain

Pouring it to the pile

Salt pile

Pride of Michigan inside the Canyon.

10/6 - Marquette - Lee Rowe

Charles M. Beeghly in bound

Paul R. Tregurtha unloading coal.

Rainbow over the breakwater light

10/7 - Saginaw River Traffic - Gordy Garris

Maumee unloading at the Sargent dock in Zilwaukee

Pere Marquette passing Maumee.

Maumee heading up river to the Sixth Street turning basin.

Maumee turning in the Sixth Street basin.

Agawa Canyon at the Sargent dock in Zilwaukee

Pere Marquette 41 and the tug Undaunted heading upriver

Tug Undaunted close up

Stern view.

10/6 - Maritime Trader's First Welland Transit - Bill Bird and Paul Beesley

The gates at Lock 4 East have opened and the Maritime Trader is preparing to depart. The English River can be seen in Lock 4 West.
Paul Beesley

The Maritime Trader slowly approaches the Glendale bridge on her way to Lock 3. You could smell the new paint as she passed.
Paul Beesley

The insignia of Voyageur Marine Transportation is proudly shown on the funnel. The lifeboat still has the name ‘Teakglen’ on it.
Paul Beesley

Entering Lock Seven
Bill Bird

Exiting Lock Seven
Bill Bird

Stern shot
Bill Bird

Heading to the Flight Locks.
Bill Bird

Seafarers Union greeting committee.
Bill Bird

10/5 - Pictures of Coal Loader Damage in Conneaut - John A. Morris

P&C Dock security office at the main gate

View of #1 (center) & #2 (far right) Coal Loaders from the security office.

View from the southwest showing the displaced chute and Operator's cab on the boom

Detail of the damaged chute; Operator's cab is below and to the right of the yellow railings

Another view of the #1 Loader

Straight-on shot - "twist" of the chute is more noticable

Damaged #1 Loader (left) and #2 Loader (in the down, retracted & stored position) is located in front of the right conical roofed storage silo. Loader #2 elevates and swings right to load, and can also "swing" to the right & left allowing it to discharge into several hatches before the boat must be repositioned.

10/5 - Saginaw River Traffic - Todd Shorkey

Agawa Canton up bound at Consumers Energy.

Stern nearing Essroc.

Bow profile.

Maumee up bound at Wheeler's Landing.

Squeezing through the Michigan Central Railroad bridge.

Stern view.

10/5 - Saginaw Arrives in Marquette - Lee Rowe

10/4 - Vantage Point Traffic - Frank Frisk

10/4 - Indiana Harbor down bound in the Livingston Channel - Scott C. Schrandt, Sr.

10/4 - Spar Jade entering the Detroit River up bound - Scott C. Schrandt, Sr.

10/4 - Charles M. Beeghly making a U-turn to unload at Lambton Power Plant - Matt Lemon

10/3 - Saginaw River Traffic - Todd Shorkey

Rebecca Lynn up bound at USCG Station Saginaw River

Tug close up

 Stern view with passing USCG 41'er 41466

Joyce L. Van Enkevort and Great Lakes Trader up bound clear of the Airport Turn

Note the water displaced by the up bound tug & barge

Stern view

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