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June 8 , 2009

6/8 - Sarnia / Point Edward - Marc Dease
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Ojibway upbound at Vantage Point.
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Meeting the Huron Lady II
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Passing under the Bluewater Bridges.
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Heading into Lake Huron.
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Walter J. McCarthy Jr. downbound at 1 & 2.
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Indian Harbor follows fleetmate McCarthy down.
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Cedarglen downbound at 1 & 2.
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Maritime Trader downbound at 1 & 2.
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Canadian Leader making the turn at 1 & 2.

6/8 - Saginaw River
- Todd Shorkey
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Mississagi coming around the corner near Cass Avenue
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At Cass Avenue
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Stern view

6/8 - Iroquois Lock
- Ron Beaupre
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A V Kastner in Iroquois Lock.
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She delivered gypsum to Hamilton.
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Mary E Hannah tows barge CBC 4507 into the Iroquois Lock.
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The load weighs 850 tons.

6/8 - Prescott
- Murray Blancher
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Algoeast downbound at Prescott
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Mary E Hanna upbound at Prescott
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Barge 5407 with Mary E
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Ecosse on the rear of 4507 upbound at Prescott
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6/8 - Brockville to Iroquois Sunday - Dave Bessant
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A V Kastner downbound at Maitland
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Unity tied up at Iroquois Locks
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Mary E Hannah at the front, not as in Montreal where she was pushing, approaching Iroquois from the East
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Mary E Hannah entering the Iroquois Locks pulling the barge
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Barge CBC 4507 carrying the refinery vacuum unit for Indiana Harbor
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Tug Ecosse pushing
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750,000 kg as listed on the side of the unit, built in Spain, with another to follow in maybe a month, even larger I am told.
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All three exiting the Iroquois locks
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A V Kastner entering the Iroquois lock
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A V Kastner rear end view showing the unloading mechanism.
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A V Kastner stern view
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Tug Barbara Andrie entering Iroquois lock
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Close up wheelhouse
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Arrival of a little fox at the lock for her noontime meal, two “Timbits” from the Tim Horton donut shop, supplied by a lock employee onto the bollard
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One down one to go, this little fox took her prize back to her home and retuned later for more, it was busy so she went mouse hunting instead and got one too.
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Unity passing through with the fox still hanging about
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Unity (from Grosse Pointe Farms MI) leaving the lock with three uniformed crew members at the stern, note the T shirts, sweatshirt and the tape on both sides of the stern.
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Algoeast downbound through the Galop canal
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Radium Yellowknife tied up and boarded up too at the Port of Prescott attached to one of two similar barges
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Radium Yellowknife of Norlake Transportation – view of bow
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 Mary E Hannah and friends passing in front of St Lawrence park dive boats at Smith Island, Brockville

6/8 - Canadian Soo Lock accident - June 9, 1909- Roger LeLievre collection
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