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June 11, 2006


6/11 - Charles M. Beeghly Arriving in Marquette - Lee Rowe

Coming in past the breakwater.

Lined up

Putting a man on the dock

Blustery Day on Lake Superior 


6/11 - Christening of CCGC Cape Discovery - Leslie Reading


CCGC Samuel Risley welcomes the newcomer to the fleet.

6/11 - Recent Detroit and Charlevoix Traffic -
Mike Nichols

Diamond Belle passing Pier 500 in Wyandotte.


Stern view

Corps of Engineers tug Kenosha

Stern view

Corps of Engineers tug Kenosha and barge working unloading sand. at Charlevoix.


St Marys Challenger loading in Charlevoix.


 Seneca (Malta) loading at Zug Island.

Bow section.

Stern view.

J. A. W. Iglehart unloading at the Lafarge Springwells Dock.


6/11 - Mackinaws the evening before Commissioning/Decommissioning - John Meyland

Two Mack's.

 Postal cachets issued to commemorate the ceremony.

6/11 - Saginaw River Scenes - Todd Shorkey

Tug Duluth and barges 120 & 121 at the Essroc dock

Rebecca Lynn turning into Dow with the Manistee at Lake State Railway Bridge

Manistee passing the Rebecca Lynn & Duluth

Manistee up bound nearing Smith Park

Another view

Stern view

Tug Rebecca Lynn backing from the Bit-Mat dock

Up bound to turn at Dow Chemical

Tug close up

6/11 - Saginaw River Action - Gordy Garris

Walter J. McCarty Jr. unloading coal at Consumers Power

McKee Sons/Invincible backing downriver to the Airport turning basin

Tug Gregory J. Busch provides the power

Full View of the McKee Sons

Manistee arriving at the Saginaw Wirt dock to unload

Full Moon above the Manistee

Raising the boom

Manistee unloading at the Saginaw Wirt dock

6/11 - Detroit River Scenes - Mike Nichols

Barge Alabama being scrapped at the Dean Construction Yard in La Salle, ON

The hull once support a glamorous passenger ship that was a fleetmate of the North and South Americans.

Portofino's Friendship on the drydock at Nicholson's.

Former Boblo Steamer Ste. Claire in Nicholson's Slip.

Voyageur Independent down bound at Fighting Island North Light.

Stern view.

Tug Erika Kobasic and barge BMI 105 at Great Lakes Works, Ecorse, MI.



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