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May 23 - 24, 2009


 
5/24 - Sault Ste. Marie - Roger LeLievre
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Canadian Transport
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Canadian Prospector
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Algosar
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Ojibway
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American Integrity
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Capt. Henry Jackman
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John G. Munson
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5/24 - Frontenac arrives at Calcite - Dennis Adrian
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5/24 - Welland Canal Traffic - Bob Dawson
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Clipper Legend downbound at Lock 3
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Stern view with Homer bridge in background
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Glen downbound at Lock 4
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Under Glendale bridge
 

5/24 - Saturday in Point Edward - Wayne Brown
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Pineglen downbound.
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Agawa Canyon downbound.
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Canadian Olympic upbound.
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Cuyahoga downbound.
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Indiana Harbor upbound, Gordon C. Leitch downbound and tour boat Niagara Prince upbound between the two.
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Gordon C. Leitch downbound.
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Herbert C. Jackson upbound.
     

5/24 - Saginaw River - Galen Witham and Hunter Maxon
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Lewis J. Kuber makes the turn near buoy 12 in the Saginaw River, and makes for the dock.  Notice the Deckhand, disembarking to the workboat to handle lines for their docking.
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The Kuber swings her boom out ready for unloading, once they make the dock.
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Deckhands use the Kuber's workboat to carry lines to the shore.
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With her boom out, the Kuber is almost ready to unload.
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Hot on the Kuber's heels, the Manitowoc round the turn near buoy 12, heading towards the Lake State Railway Bridge.
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Manitowoc, passing the Lewis J. Kuber, near the Essexville Boat ramp.
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Manitowoc, working her main engines, on the approach to the Lake State Railway Bridge.
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The Manitowoc eases into the channel, between the piers of the Lake State Railway Bridge.
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A tight fit, but the skillful shiphandling of the master of the Manitowoc, clears the railway bridge, and heads for Independence St.
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The Manitowoc, on her approach to the Independence St. Bridge.
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Deckhands disembark the Manitowoc, to assist in the docking of the vessel.
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The Manitowoc, making her approach to the dock.
     

5/24 - St. Lawrence River near Alexandria Bay, New York - Michael Folsom
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 Kaministiqua passes Boldt Castle
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Federal Saguenay passes Boldt Castle
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Federal Saguenay and Sunken Rock Island Lighthouse
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Special cargo aboard
 

5/23 - Sault Ste. Marie -
Roger LeLievre
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Pineglen
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Gordon C. Leitch
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Presque Isle
 

5/23 - Mission Point,  Sault Ste. Marie -
Herm Klein
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Gordon C. Leitch downbound at Mission Point
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Bow
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Stern
   

5/23 - Seaway -
Ron Beaupre
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Nassauborg heads up the river for Chicago.
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Sea Robin departing the Iroquois Lock.
     

5/23 - St Lawrence Seaway, South shore canal -
Kent Malo
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Daily tour boat "Jacques Cartier" owned by Croisieres M/S Jacques Cartier, Trois Rivieres, Quebec, upbound for the Thousand Island area.
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The 135 foot vessel was built at Davie Shipbuilding Lauzon, Quebec, in 1924, as a vehicle ferry. It received a makeover. Seen here upbound at Kanawake.
     

5/23 - Ore boats at anchor in St. Louis Bay, Duluth-Superior. 
Likely during a rail or steel industry strike in the 1950s - E.C. Carlson photos, Carl Fredericks collection.
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