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August 15, 2008

8/15 - Detroit area traffic - Mike Nicholls

Joyce L. VanEnkevort and Great Lakes Trader

James Norris downbound and turning off the Belle Isle Anchorage to the stone dock behind Peche Island.

James Norris back upbound

American Republic in the Belle Isle Anchorage

Varnebank downbound off Nicholson's Ecorse

Tug Champion

Tug Champion and barges downbound off Sterling Fuel.

Another view

Barge Mc Asphalt 401 and tug John Spence departing the Mistersky Dock in Detroit.

Michipicoten unloading at the Lafarge Windsor Dock

8/15 - St. Lawrence Seaway traffic - Ron Beaupre

The heavy lift ship Daniella comes out of the morning fog at Mariatown, loaded with locomotives from Toronto to an overseas port.

Vancouverborg upbound at Mariatown with cargo for Cleveland

Stern view

Tim S. Dool runs up the river in ballast on her way to Superior BNSF ore dock

Yamaska passes Mariatown on her way to the lakes

8/15 - St. Marys Challenger as she made her way down the Calumet River - Steve Bauer

Inbound under EJE bridge 710 at 92nd St.

Under the NS5 bridge, approaching 100th St.

Passing Beemsterboer and Carmeuse at 106th St.

Inbound near 130th St, passing LaFarge in background

Pilot house view

8/15 - Point Edward - Marc Dease

James Norris down bound at
buoys 1 & 2

Herbert C. Jackson up bound at Vantage Point

Mississagi down bound with split load of stone for Sarnia

Mississagi unloads at the
Red D Mix dock in Sarnia

8/15 - Dredging at Big Bay - Lee Rowe
The harbor at Big Bay, Michigan is being dredged by Ryba Construction. The shallow harbor gets filled in with sand. Ryba's tug Rochelle Kaye was the pusher for the barge, and a smaller tug was used to ferry workers back and forth to the dredge site.

Tug Rochelle Kate outside the breakwall

Work tug heading for the dredge.

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