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August 12, 2007


8/12 - BBC Elbe in Menominee - Scott Best

Jimmy L leads the tow into the Menominee River.

Turned into the inner harbor passing the docked Elpida.

Jimmy L gets the tow lined up for the Ogden St Bridge passing Elpida's bow.

Bow view backing up river.

Time to parallel park between the Reserve and Viking 1.

8/12 - BBC Elbe in Menominee - Dick Lund

Ogden Street Bridge opens as BBC Elbe is towed past the Elpida

A snug fit as they pass through the bridge

Just about safely through the bridge

All tied up at the dock

8/12 - Saginaw River Traffic - Todd Shorkey

Dorothy Ann Pathfinder at Bay Aggregates

Lewis J. Kuber/Olive L. Moore at Bay City Wirt

Close up

8/12 - Marquette Activity - Rod Burdick

Charles M. Beeghly loading ore

Lee A. Tregurtha unloading coal at sunrise

8/11 - St. Clair River Traffic - Mike Nicholls

James R. Barker

Stern view

Canadian Transfer

Stern view

Nanticoke downbound in Lake St. Clair.

Stern view

Pathfinder, Dorothy Ann downbound in the St. Clair Cutoff.

Stern view

Dorothy Ann

Stern view

Tug Elmer Dean and barge.

Another view

Dredge site in the Cutoff. Radium Yellowknife, BIG 503, I V NO 11 and dredge IV NO 08.

IV No 11

Another view

8/11 - Nindawayma in the Soo - Bonnee Srigley


8/11- Detroit Traffic - Mike Nicholls

American Mariner upbound in the Ballards Reef Channel.

Barge BIG 543 at the Pyramid Concrete Dock in Windsor.

Russel Bros. built tug Penny behind Fighting Island.

Bob-Lo Island ferry Columbia V in Amherstburg.

U.S. Geological Survey boat R/V/ Dragonfly behind Fighting Island.

BBC Elbe upbound at Fighting Island North Light.

Stern view

Tugs James A Hanna and Mary E Hannah at the Detroit Marine Terminal 2 dock.

Closeup of tugs

Stern view

8/11 -  Elpida in Marinette - Scott Best

Jimmy L in bound to pick up  crewman.

Elpida approaching Menominee Lighthouse

Close up in between the piers.

Jacquelyn Nicole backing hard to assist the Elpida.

Pilot pours on the power to back her and get her stopped along the Donner.

8/11 -  Elpida in Marinette - Dick Lund

Elpida shortly after docking at Marinette Fuel & Dock

Bow view of the Elpida alongside the craneship, William H. Donner

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