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August 27, 2007


8/27 - Push tug Herbert C. Brake off Buffalo Harbor with a barge load of industrial equipment. - Brian Wroblewski

 In the Black Rock Canal and headed downbound from Buffalo Harbor.

passing the Col. F Ward Pumping Station.

Headed for the Peace bridge and on to Tonawanda with the Niagara River in the background.

8/27 - Detroit River scenes - Mike Nicholls

Grande Mariner at Bishop Park.

Tug Sarah Pierre and barge downbound at the Ambassador Bridge.

Sarah Pierre

Stern view

Pictures taken from the Diamond Jack during Friday's storm.

8/27 - Closing ceremonies Port Huron's at Coast Guard Appreciation Days - Jerry McCoy

8/27 - Sunday Afternoon at Lock 3, Welland Canal - Wayne Brown

Irma up bound

Algoscotia down bound

Stern view

Sofia down bound

Stern view

8/27 - Windmill Pointe / Detroit River Traffic - Alex and Max Mager

Cedarglen up bound at Belle Isle

Stern View

Wolverine passing the Cedarglen

Wolverine dwon bound

Approaching downtown Detroit

Spar Ruby

Stern view

American Spirit meets the Cedarglen

American Spirit

Stern view


8/26 - Burns Harbor makes a rare visit to Toledo. - Dave Scali

The muddy flood waters of the Maumee River.

Another storm approaching.

8/26 - St. Lawrence traffic at Cap-de-la-Madeleine (Trois Rivieres) - Michel St-Denis


Stern view

Genoa Senator


Stern view

Canadian Navigator

CCGC survey vessel
FCG Smith

KCL Barracuda


Stern view

Jacques Cartier


Stack markings

Stern view

MSC Serena

8/26 - Iroquois Lock Traffic - Ron Beaupre

Tanker Clipper Kira

Cement Carrier KCL Barracuda

8/26 - A busy day in Marinette/Menominee - Dick Lund

The Selvick tug, Jimmy L, assists the BBC Elbe into the Menominee River with the tug/barge Michaela McAllister/Atlantic Trader in the background.

Close-up of the tow as it passes Menominee North Pier Lighthouse

Bow close-up of the BBC Elbe loaded with windmill turbine parts

Passing through the Ogden Street Bridge

Unloading later that afternoon.

The Erika Kobasic helps the Michaela McAllister push the barge Atlantic Trader up against Government Pier in Marinette so that the McAllister can position itself on the stern of the Atlantic Trader.

With the Erika Kobasic on the bow, the Michaela McAllister pushes the Atlantic Trader from the pier.

Michaela McAllister on the stern of the barge

The tug & barge are safely through the Ogden Street Bridge and pass the BBC Elbe which had arrived in port earlier.

The tug & barge head up the Menominee River to Marinette Marine.

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