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January 24, 2007


1/24 - Milwaukee Lay Up Fleet - Jim Zeirke

The Burns Harbor in winter lay-up at the Gillen company dock.

The tug/barge G. L. Ostrander/Integrity in winter lay-up at the LaFarge terminal on Jones Island.

James R. Barker tied up at the Heavy Lift Dock of the Port of Milwaukee.

Barker's bow showing remnants of an ice beard.

1/24 - Historical Perspective - Sparrows Point - Rod Burdick

Up bound at Port Huron, 1988

Unloading in Marquette, 1988

Departing the MacArthur Lock, 1990

1/23 - James R. Barker arriving in Milwaukee harbor for lay-up - Phil Chiello, Jr.

Entering the harbor

Side view of the 1000 footer

Passing under the Hoan Bridge

Accommodations block

Slowly heading into the KK turning basin at sunset after clearing the Hoan Bridge.

Creeping toward the City Heavy Lift Dock at dusk. The Allen-Bradley clock tower is in the background.

1/23 - Historical Perspective - Brian Wroblewski
Buffalo's Michigan St. bridge after being hit by the McGilvary Shiras and the Michael K Tewksbury on January 21st, 1959. The boat in the foreground is Meton E. Farr in Tomlinson colors. You can also see some sort of steam crane equipment & possibly a tug working astern of the crashed ships. That's where the bridge used to be, right across the area near their sterns.
For the complete story, see the Today In Great Lakes History - January 22 on the News Page.

1/22 - Mesabi Miner making her last trip of the season in to Marquette with a load of coal - Kurt Nordbeck


1/22 - Snowy Day in Escanaba - Lee Rowe

Wilfred Sykes under the loader.

Stern view

Joseph l. Block anchored
waiting her turn to load.

Joseph H. Thompson, Jr.

Bow view Joseph H. Thompson

Olive L. Moore
1/21 - Ryerson arrives in Sturgeon Bay for Lay Up - Karin Kaufer

Passing the Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal North Pierhead Light. Note photographers on pier.

Coming up the canal.

Thru the Michigan Street Bridge.

Safely tucked into Berth #1.


1/21 - Historical Perspective - Rudi Rabe

Spruceglen - 1985

E. B. Barber - 1982

Challenger - 1982

R. Bruce Angus - 1982

Adam E. Cornelius - 1977

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