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March 26, 20

Welland Canal-opening day - Bill Bird
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Captain Mark Leaney after receiving top hat as master of first ship through the canal.
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Barge Marinelink Explorer with tug Commodore Straits approaching Homer Bridge. On maiden voyage, cargo is 5,000 tons of wheat for Trois Rivieres Quebec.
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Commodore Straits close up
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Stern view.  After unloading wheat, next cargo will be two locomotives.
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Robert S Pierson heading to lock 3. 
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Stern View
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Algocape leaving Lock 2
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Stern shot-Heavy equipment on lock wall being used to remove aging timbers with new material
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Rt Hon Paul J Martin clear of flight locks
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Stern view heading to Lock 3

CSL Atlantic Erie arrived at St-Lambert Lock for her first access in St. Lawrence Seaway  this season 2010 - Michel Rodrigue 
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Atlantic Erie bow view with the Casino of Montreal in background
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upbound in St-Lambert Lock

Duluth/ Superior and Two Harbors - Lee Rowe
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American Century in layup in Duluth
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American Integrity in layup in Duluth
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Indiana Harbor passing Walter J McCarthy while approaching Superior entry.
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American Spirit loading in Two Harbors

J.W. Shelley Downbound Thursday
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Downbound at Crossover Island. Murray Blancher
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Downbound at Iroquois Lock. Shelley was the first boat of the season in our area. Murray Blancher
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J.W. Shelley is the first freighter down bound at Mariatown. Ron Beaupre
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JW Shelley downbound at Brockville at 10:35 Thursday morning. Viktor Kaczkowski
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 JW Shelley downbound passing Singer Castle (web cam photo). Michael Folsom

Soo Thursday - Greg Barber
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Joseph L. Block leaving locks heading for a windy Lake Superior
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John D. Leitch approaching the locks
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John D. Leitch tied up on Mac wall waiting for water levels to come up
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Herbert C. Jackson making the Poe wall on a sunny and windy day.
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Herbert C. Jackson passing the Leitch
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Herbert C. Jackson heading for the lake
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James R. Barker making the lower wall.
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James R. Barker heading for Superior
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 James R. Barker passing the Leitch
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John D. Leitch spending the night on the Mac wall.

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