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March 18, 2007



3/18 - Mesabi Miner opens the season in Marquette with a load of coal - Rod Burdick

Backing in through the ice.

Unloading at sunset.

3/17 - Mesabi Miner departing Duluth for Presque Isle. The Miner was the first vessel to leave this season. - Ed Labernik

Mesabi Miner Assisted by Biscayne Bay

Bow View

Stern View

3/17 - Mackinaw's first trip in the upper St. Marys River - Graham Grattan

Approaching Pointe Louise

Passing Pointe Louise

Heading up towards Light 26.

3/17 - Aerial views of the ice cover in eastern Lake Erie and Buffalo - Dan Syrcher

Over the entrance to the Buffalo River and looking south.

North of Point Pelee with a view looking south. Pelee Island is in the background but difficult to see due to the smoke.

Buffalo and the Buffalo River full of ice.

SW of Long Point. General picture of the ice.

Buffalo with ice boom in view

 Looking out over Rondeau Bay [Pte. aux Pins].


3/16 - USCGC Mackinaw conducting ice trials and breaking her first track in Whitefish Bay - Captain Jon Nickerson




3/15 - Historical Perspective - Transformation from Laker to Barge - Rod Burdick

J. L. Mauthe 1992

Pathfinder 2006

3/15 - Wilfred Sykes arrives in Sturgeon Bay, on a cold February morning, for annual maintenance - Paul Zoellner



3/15 - Alpena headed for South Chicago with her first load of the season - Ben & Chanda McClain



3/15 - A warm and sunny day in Goderich - Phil Nash


Algomarine laid up in Goderich.

The rudder and prop of the Algomarine

Bow thruster on the Algomarine

Bow of the Peter R. Cresswell

Bow thruster on the Cresswell

The rudder and prop of the Cresswell

Lots of equipment and activity on the Cresswell

MacDonald Marine tugs Debbie Lyn and Dover with fishing tugs in the background

Debbie Lyn and Dover

Stern shot of the Debbie Lyn and Dover

Deck shot of the Dover

Plaque in Goderich Harbour regarding the "Ice Harvest"

MacDonald Marine tugs Ian Mac and Donald Bert

Fishing Vessel Last Time

Fishing Vessel M-A

MacDonald Marine web site address on the side of the Dover

MacDonald Marine logo

Fishing Vessel Mike-J

Fishing Vessel Noskca-

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