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January 30, 31 - February 1, 2009


 
2/1 - Charles M. Beeghly inbound Duluth at sunset, August 20, 2008 -  Ed Labernik
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Charles M. Beeghly coming off Lake Superior.
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Beeghly passes the North Pier Light, Duluth Ship Canal.
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Stern view as the Beeghly passes under the Aerial Lift Bridge.
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Stern view, Superior Bay in the Duluth Harbor.
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Beeghly heads for the Murphy Fuel dock as a charter fishing boat follows behind.

2/1 - Minneapolis, MN lock & dam system-
Andrew Constans
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Frozen Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock here in Minneapolis, MN
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 Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock & Dam complex as seen from the Stone Arch Bridge
     

2/1 Historical Perspective -
S.S Heron Bay Stuck At Tibbetts Point Spring 1977 - Don Boone
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C/E On Outarde, we were Stuck too.
       

1/31 - Mackinaw Downbound on the Detroit River
Ron Piskor
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As the sun breaks out it is seen entering the mouth of the Detroit River downbound between plates of wind driven ice.
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Back in the snow the Mackinaw passes U.S. Coast Guard Station Belle Isle.
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Now in open water the Mackinaw passes below the Ambassador Bridge.
   

1/31 - Maiden voyage of Algocanada on the St. Lawrence River on January 24. -
René Beauchamp
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1/31 Historical Perspective -
Collingwood Shipyards Launch of English River Sept. 8, 1961. Don Boone
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1/30- Historical Perspectives
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L.E. Block at the Soo in 1935. (me looking at it, age 8). Eric B. Johnston
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S.S. Midland King ready to Launch Collingwood Shipyard Aug. 1903. Don Boone
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 Cliffs Victory, October 1964 at the Soo Locks. Dale Wheeler
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 Postcard of the George M. Humphrey at the Soo. Mailed from Munising, MI on 11-15-1970 w/ a 5 cent stamp. Violet Bostwick
 
 
1/30- Historical Perspective - Al Davies
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John Ericsson is unloading at Toronto Elevators.
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Northern Venture transiting the Welland Canal between Lock 2 and 3 . Note no houses.
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James Norris in Toronto with a very different sky line than it is now.
 
 

1/30- Historical Perspective - Dave Edwards - Pictures I took while aboard the John Stanton as a deckhand in 1951. The John Stanton was a part of the Hutchinson Fleet and the Pioneer Steamship Company. She was built in 1905 at American Ship building Co. in Lorain, Ohio, and was 504 ft long, 54 ft wide, and had 30 telescoping hatches. The Captain in 1951 was E.P. Maxim. She was scrapped in 1962 when Pioneer Steamship Co. ceased operations. Jane Hutchinson Cauffield, John T. Hutchinson's daughter, is a friend of mine. She is still living and in her early 90's. She has the bell from the John T. Hutchinson in her living room.

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Ice covered hatches western end of Lake Superior in April, 1951.
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Forward cabins (top)
Wheelsmen taking a picture of a passing ship was taken in July as we approached Indiana Harbor. Note the open hatches. (bottom)
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Stone loading dock at Escanaba Michigan (top)
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Looking down at a bulldozer in the cargo hold (bottom)
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Me at age 19 operating the winch.
       
         


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