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June  19, 2009

6/19 - Algoway and Wyoming on the Rouge River June 18  - Ron Piskor
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Algoway prepares to back out the Rouge River having just delivered a load of stone.
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G Tug Wyoming arrives to assist with a stern tow.
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Wyoming crew member manually pulls the Algoway’s stern tow line aboard.
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With tow line secured the Wyoming begins to pull.
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Wyoming pulling through the Jefferson Street Drawbridge.
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Algoway’s stern clears the drawbridge.
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Algoway’s classic unloading boom clears Jefferson Street.
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The bow passing through.
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A torrent of whitewater is produced as both the Algoway and Wyoming pour on the power to keep the stern aligned through the narrow confines of the Short Cut Drawbridge.
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Algoway crew members watch from the stern.
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Wyoming in the narrows of the Short Cut.
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An Algoway crew member radios clearances to the pilot house.
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Algoway’s bow below the draw and pipeline bridges of the Short Cut.
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Algoway prepares to enter the Detroit River.

6/19 - South Chicago
Steve Bauer
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Capt. Henry Jackman unloading salt at Morton at 100th St. 
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Charles M. Beeghly in the background.
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Stern of Henry Jackman and bow view of Manitowoc at 100th St. bridge. 
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Gillen Company tug Kristin J slides between the Jackman and Manitowoc while pushing a work barge outbound. 
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Shortly after the Krisin J passed, the tug Tanner is squeezing between the Jackman and Manitowoc inbound with two barges for Lake Calumet.
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Manitowoc still tied up at the North dock at KCBX.
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Henry Jackman adding to the salt pile at Morton.
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Starting to replace the hatches, while in the background crewmembers of the Manitowoc perform some work.
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Clamping down the hatches before departure.
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Closeup of Manitowoc, and no loading being done on the Charles M. Beeghly
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Crewmembers throwing out the tow line as the G Tug Colorado arrives for the tow out to Lake Michigan.
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Tying off the tow line on the Colorado.
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Outbound for the lake passing under 100th St. bridge.
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Holding up at the NS-5 bridge, waiting for traffic to clear.
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Clearing the NS bridge, approaching 95th St bridge.
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Colorado about to pass under 95th St. bridge.
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Crewmembers taking in the sights as the Henry Jackman heads towards the lake.
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Clear of 95th St, approaching the 92nd St. bridge.

6/19 - Algocanada Iroquois Lock
 - Ron Beaupre
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Slides the wall approaching Iroquois Lock.
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Algocanada is on her first trip into the Lakes.

6/19 - Calumet at MCI-Detroit Bulk
(Township Dock)  -
Einar R. Petersen
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6/19 - Sykes in lay-up
at the "sheds" near Lake Calumet, Chicago, Illinois. Docked a few hundred feet to the East, the CTC 1  - Tom Milton
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Not the happiest way to spend your 60th birthday, with abandon sheds and a landfill as company.

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