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December 17-18, 2008

12/18 - Toledo scenes - Bob Vincent

Lee A. Tregurtha unloading ore at Torco

Swinging in the boom, to head over to the coal side to load

Under CSX Presque Isle coal machine

Adam E. Cornelius in winter lay-up at Torco Ore Dock along the old # 2 Lakefront coal machine wall

Stern view

 12/17 - St. Louis Bridge - Walter Stratham via Kent Malo


Passing under the raised bridge

Used cables

Broken cables

Frayed ends

12/17 - Vessels at anchor near Prescott, Ont. due to the Seaway St. Louis Bridge problem - Dave Bessant
12/17 - The Panama flag ship Independencia - Ron Beaupre

Canadian Progress, facing the northern shore, with Catharine Desgagnes behind her appearing upbound, but only facing into the wind.

Six ships, all between Brockville and Prescott, looking East from Blockhouse Island

l-r. Kaministiqua, Irma and Canadian Ranger.
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A-401, was built at Marine Iron & Shipbuilding, Duluth, in 1943 as Sweetgum, WAGL 309. She went to Panama and was renamed in 2002. Photo taken May 2008 at Balboa, Panama.

12/17 - Soo traffic - Roger LeLievre

Cason J. Callaway, upbound at Mission Point

Soo Harbor layups: tug Reliance, Yankcanuck and E. M. Ford

Great Lakes Towing tugs Missouri and Oklahoma, with a third, unidentified tug astern.

Ryba's tug Tenacious at Mission Point

Tug Owen M. Frederick moves the Paul Bunyan from the Corps basin below the MacArthur Lock.

USCG Alder and Buckthorn approach the Poe Lock, with the Corps of Engineers gatelifter Paul Bunyan in the MacArthur Lock approach.

USCG cutter Alder passes the Soo Locks West Pier.

Roger Blough and passing U.S. Coast Guard cutters

Roger Blough meets the buoy tender Buckthorn

12/17 - Welland Canal Traffic - John McCreery

Federal Patroller down bound
at the Homer bridge

Stern view

Birchglen about to enter
 Lock 1

Stern view

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