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May 6-9, 2008

5/9 - Point Edward traffic - Marc Dease

American Mariner up bound at buoys 1 & 2 about to meet down bound traffic

Pilot change at buoys 1 & 2 as the Huron Belle moves alongside the Olympic Mentor

Ojibway meets the Olympic Mentor above buoys 1 & 2,

Pineglen down bound

John G. Munson

5/9 - Edward L. Ryerson salute while passing the J. W. Westcott offices - Ron Piskor

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5/9 - Toledo Docks traffic - Bob Vincent

CSL Laurentien leaving Midwest Terminal of Toledo International, Canadian Progress waiting to move under the loading equipment

CSL Laurentien leaving Toledo

American Mariner under the CSX coal loading machine

Another view

Tug/barge Wilf Seymour/Alouette Spirit arriving

Algowood getting ready to leave

Another view of Algowood

5/9 - Maritime Trader loading in Owen Sound - Wayne Brown



5/9 - Maumee arrives at Cheboygan with a load of aggregates- by Jon Paul Michaels

Approaching Cheboygan Crib Light with 14 Foot Shoal Light in background.

Entering the Cheboygan River

Passing USCGC Mackinaw moorings. Tug Michigan and Barge Great lakes can be seen upriver at the BP Tank Facility.

5/9 - Arthur M. Anderson backing into Buffington Harbor - Gary R. Clark
This is the Carmuse (formerly Marblehead) dock.



5/9 - Cheboygan visitors- Danny Hecko

Maumee backing out  after unloading gravel

Another view

Great Lakes/Michigan Leaving after Maumee

5/9 - Maritime Trader at the Great Lakes Elevators in Owen Sound. - Ed Saliwonchyk



5/7 - Duluth/Superior traffic - Mike Sipper

James R Barker loading pellets at CN (Old DMIR) Duluth

Joe Block arriving Duluth Ship Canal

James R Barker departing Duluth under Aerial Bridge

John B Aird departing Duluth

Joe Block unloading stone at CN (Old DMIR)

5/7 - Recent Marquette visitors - Rod Burdick

Lee A. Tregurtha


5/7- Welland Canal traffic - Michel Gosselin

Asiaborg is being raised in Lock 1

Bow view with a load of wind turbine parts

Stern view

Flintereems moving into Lock 7

Stern view

5/6 - Pere Marquette 41/Undaunted - Dick Lund

The Pere Marquette 41 with the stern ballasted down

Shoreside view of the nearly unloaded barge as a worker ties off the containment boom

Bow view of the tug, Undaunted, at dock

Stern view of the tug

Stern view of the heavily ballasted stern of the barge

5/6 - Robert S. Pierson in Kingsville - Erich Zuschlag

Unloading in Kingsville

Tall and dark

In front of the fishing fleet

Leaving Kingsville

5/6 - Saginaw River traffic - Todd Shorkey

Donald C. Hannah passing the Manistee at Sargent Essexville

Manistee wide view

Close up

Donald C. Hannah and barge nearing Dow

Tug close up

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