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April 7, 20
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Duluth/ Superior for Monday and Tuesday -  Travis Chadwick
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J. W. Shelley loading grain at CHS 1. First grain boat of the 2010 season.
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J. W. Shelley departing Duluth.
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Federal Elbe anchored off Duluth Tuesday morning. Waiting for the CHS 1 dock after J. W. Shelley.
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Another view of the Federal Elbe. She is the first full Seaway transit of the 2010 season.
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Profile view.
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American Century loading coal at SMET.
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Maritime Trader loading grain at CHS 2.
     

Duluth/Superior -
Ed Labernik
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Kaye E. Barker being sandblasted at Fraser Shipyards, Superior, WI
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Repainting the Kaye E. Barker
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Rt. Hon. Paul J. Martin about to enter the Duluth Ship Canal
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Paul Martin passes under the Duluth Aerial Lift Bridge
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Paul Martin passes in front of General Mills Terminal and Superior Midwest Energy Terminal on its way to load iron ore pellets at CN/Missabe Dock

Duluth/Superior Tuesday afternoon-
Glenn Blaszkiewicz
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Federal Elbe anchored in Lake Superior.
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Maritime Trader loading at Cenex Harvest States Dock #2.
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J.W. Shelley departing out the Duluth entry.
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Port Huron
- Bruce and Elizabeth Hurd
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Samuel De Champlain and barge Innovation
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Joyce L Van Eckevort and barge Great Lakes Trader
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CSL Tadoussac
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Light fog rolling in.
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Peter R Cresswell upbound.
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Cuyahoga upbound.
       

English River in Buffalo Tuesday evening, opening Buffalo's 2010 shipping season - Brian W.
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English River emerging from the fog in Buffalo Outer Harbor under tow by the G-Tug Washington.
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Tow as they transit the Buffalo River Entrance Channel at the Buffalo Main Light.
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English River is now coming abeam of the missile cruiser USS Little Rock in the Watson Basin.
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Washington is now towing the cement boat through the draw at the Michigan St. Bridge with General Mills in the background.
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Shot showing the height of the Michigan St. Bridge when fully raised to 100 feet to allow passage of the cement carrier with the navigation markers showing in the foreground.
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Ship's bow is slowly swinging to Starboard to line up with the centerline of the bridge and the next reach of the creek up above.
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Washington is towing the English River towards the GLF Elevator in the reach above Michigan St. on the way to the Ganson St. cement plant.
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Draw being lowered after two horn blasts signaling that the boat is now clear of the bridge.
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Plaque installed at the base of the bridge operator's tower from 1950-60. 
 

Port Huron Tuesday
- Edward Schuyler
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CSL Tadoussac downbound below buoys 1 & 2.
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Tadoussac bow profile
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Under the Blue Water Bridge
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Peter R. Cresswell upbound under the Blue Water Bridge.
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Cresswell heading into the foggy Lake Huron, heading for Soo Canada
       

Sam Laud at the Upper Harbor in Marquette
- Rod Burdick
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Frontenac upbound on the St. Clair River Tuesday -
David Williams
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Historical Perspectives - Paterson Launch  -
From Georgian College collection
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Launch of the Paterson flagship on April 18, 1985, at Collingwood Shipyards
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