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August 1 - 3, 2008


St Clair River  - Rob Butler

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Kaye E. Barker, Cedarglen, and Phillip R. Clark all upbound on the St. Clair River.
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Barker and Cedarglen passing St. Clair.
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The Cedarglen and Clarke passing St. Clair.
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Stern view of the Cedarglen and Barker.

St Lawrence River - busy for the second day in a row with six vessels passing through before a large thunderstorm hit the Alexandria Bay area - Michael & Christie Folsom

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Lake Erie near Goose Bay
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Vossborg downbound near the village of Alex Bay
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1000 Island crusie boat Canadian Empress passing by Boldt Castle after an overnight stay in Brockville
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Federal Hunter upbound passing Sunken Rock Lighthouse
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Tug Salvor pushing a full load downbound
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Two FedNav ships cross paths and blow a salute

Busy day on the Rouge -
Chuck Wagner

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Mississagi loading at the Ojibway Salt Dock.
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Upbound Philip R. Clarke waiting for the downbound Herbert C. Jackson to enter the Rouge River.
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Jackson slowly approaching the Manistee loading salt at the Holcim dock.
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Jackson holding position while waiting for the Manistee to shift over to the other side of the river.
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Manistee stopped loading to allow the Jackson to pass on her way upriver to unload at SeverStal.
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Tight fit as the Jackson creeps by the Manistee which is now tucked between the NS bridge and the tug Barbara Andrie / barge A-390 docked at the Marathon terminal. 
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Jackson has cleared the Fort Street bridge and will soon be unloading pellets from Marquette at SeverStal.
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Manistee shifting back to the Holcim dock with the assistance of her work boat that is running the stern lines ashore
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Philip R. Clarke unloading eastern coal from Toledo at the River Rouge Carmeuse lime plant.
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Busy day for launching work boats to get lines over to the shore
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Maumee unloading at the Motor City Materials dock.
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crew in the work boat doing work at the stern.

Recent Ship Activity at Hamilton -
John McCreery

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Omni-Richelieu inbound in the Burlington Ship Canal
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Stern view
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Hamilton Harbour Queen touring the harbour
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Three Mckeil tugs - Florence M, Mollly M I, James E McGrath
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Close up of the Molly M I
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Ryerson and Montrealais at Dofasco
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Robert S Pierson heading through the piers for Stelco
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Stern view of the Pierson

A busy afternoon on the St Lawrence River near Alexandria Bay, New York - Michael & Christie Folsom

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John Leitch gives a salute as we pass by flying the Seaway flag
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heading upbound just north of the 1000 Island bridge
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Federal St Laurent and Vega Degagnes cross paths near the village of Alex Bay
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Algocape downbound

H. Lee White refueled by Gaelic on the Detroit River - John van der Doe

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Recent Marquette - Rod Burdick

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Herbert C. Jackson loading ore
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Kaye E. Barker and ore dock locomotives

Toledo Docks - Bob Vincent

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Michipicoten unloading stone at MIdwest Terminal Stone Dock
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Another view
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Philip R. Clarke loading coal for Detroit
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Another view

Toledo Traffic - Luke Archer

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Cuyahoga loading at the elevator.
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Cuyahoga passing the S.S. Willis B. Boyer on the Maumee River.
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Cuyahoga departing Toledo as she passes the Neah Bay and prepares to pass through the Martin Luther King draw bridge.

Rouge River - Chuck Wagner

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Lee A. Tregurtha passing through the open CN bridge after unloading at SeverStal.
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Approaching the Jefferson Ave. bridge.
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Next stop Detroit River.
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Federal Asahi unloading at Morterm in Windsor.

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