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July 17, 2008


 
7/17 - Edward L. Ryerson passing DeTour Village - Cathy Kohring

Here she comes!

In DeTour Passage passing downtown DeTour

The race is on!

Passing the Drummond Island Quarry Dock
 

Now THAT was a salute!......check out the amount of steam coming from her stack.

Captain E. Treece in the pilot house window

Heading up the St. Mary's River

ELR passing the remains of one of the earliest Fueling stations on the Lakes. Watsons Reef fueled the early boats that came thru here with first wood and then coal as their source of fuel.

Next stop the Soo Locks

7/17 - Amherstburg traffic - Dave Cozens

CCGS Samuel Risley

Algontario

CCGS Gull Isle

Perseverance II
 

Quebecois

Classic bow

Siemens Exiderdome and Mary E. Hannah

Siemens Exiderdome
 
 

7/17 - Maritime Trader upbound at Brockville Ontario - Murray Blancher


7/17 - Exiderdome No. 1 Tow to Chicago passing Detroit - Angie Williams

Lead tug Mary E. Hannah

Barge Exiderdome No. 1

Trailing tug Donald C. Hannah

The tow with Windsor in the background
 

7/17 - Toronto scenes - Gerry Ouderkirk

Radium 610 rigged as a golf green, with tug M. R. Kane ahead.

Radium 610 - another view from the tug Kane

Olympic Merit unloading at Redpath

Idle tour boat Senator rafted to Toronto Drydock

Toronto Drydock with stern of Senator
 

7/17 - Agawa Canyon upbound off Nicholson's in the Detroit River. - Mike Nicholls



 


 
 
 

7/17 - Dutch Runner off Port Weller - Dave Bull



Bow view of Dutch Runner


Close up of forward house which contains all the accommodations


Stern view
 

7/17 - St. Lawrence Seaway traffic - Joanne Crack



Algonorth upbound through the St. Lawrence River at Prescott, Ontario


ISA passing upbound through Prescott,


Wilf Seymour and barge McCleary's Spirit downbound
 

7/17 - Michipicoten in Marquette - Rod Burdick

 



 


 
 
 

7/17 - Historical Perspectives - Buffalo - Brian Wroblewski



A shot of the Erie Basin in Buffalo showing the area when it was still a combination of finger piers and slips along the downtown waterfront. This area is now a huge marina with condos lining the shore. The largest boat to the right is docked at the DL&W Coal Dumper, now the location of the Visiting Ship's Dock along the Buffalo River. The long Breakwall seen in the photo has since been connected to land near the Hatch restaurant forming a protective barrier around the Erie Basin Marina.


a shot of the Buffalo River from the late 1940's or early 50's looking down on Turning Basin # 2 between the Cargill 'S' and Concrete Central elevators. You can see 35 different boats in the photo practically choking every slip, pier, and dock throughout this section of the harbor.

7/17 - Summer freighter chasing trip - Part 3 - Max & Alex Mager

American Mariner at Marquette on a foggy morning

Herbert C Jackson on the other side of the ore dock

Another view

American Integrity at the Rock Cut

Stern view

Mesabi Miner arriving at Marquette

Lining up perfectly

Quite a sight!

Charles M Beeghly at Mission Point

Stern view

Lee A Tregurtha exiting the locks

Canadian Ranger entering the MacArthur Lock

Ready to be lowered

Stewart J Cort just after passing
under the Mackinac Bridge

Edgar B Speer ready to pass under the bridge


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