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April 6, 2007


4/6 - Stormy Weather i Marquette - Lee Rowe

Harbor light.

Waves breaking over the breakwater

Herbert C. Jackson stays next to the ore dock.

4/6 - Montrealais delivering her first ore cargo of the season to Dofasco Hamilton. - John McCreery

Arriving at Hamilton

High and empty

Backing away

Onto the lake

4/5 - Canadian Progress tied up at USS Great Lakes Works in Detroit. Winds gusting to 35 mph blow the steam plume from the coke plant quenching tower horizontal. - Chuck Wagner

Canadian Progress

Steam obscures view of ore bridges.


4/5 - Vessels anchored in Thunder Bay, off Alpena, waiting on the weather - Ben & Chanda McClain

American Republic

Samuel de Champlain/Innovation


4/5 - Blizzard conditions kept the Herbert C. Jackson tied to the Marquette ore dock Wednesday. -  Lee Rowe




4/5 - Capt Henry Jackman departed winter lay up in Owen Sound approximately 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. - Ed. Saliwonchyk

Trying out the bow thruster while
still moored prior to departure.

Coming out of the inner harbour
and entering Owen Sound Bay.

4/5 - Presque Isle and Bald Eagles - Teresa Parker
The ice on the St Marys river between St Joseph Island and Neebish island has cleared for the most part which makes the river accessible for birds of prey like the Bald Eagle to hunt for fish.

Presque Isle

Nice day for fishing

4/4 - Michipicoten opens the season at Marquette - Rod Burdick

Waiting to load

First loading chutes down

Loading continuing aft

4/4 - Early season traffic passing Point Edward/Sarnia - Marc Dease

Algomarine downbound above Lake Huron cut buoys 1 & 2.

American Republic down bound


Roger Blough down bound

Sitting low and wide in the water.

Unmistakable profile

Sam Laud up bound in ballast

Sam Laud

Pineglen down bound

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