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April 8, 20
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Saginaw River - Todd Shorkey
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Alpena upbound at the Cheboyganning Creek
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Another view 
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Stern view going by Veteran's Memorial Park in Saginaw
   

CSX Presque Isle Toledo
- Bob Vincent
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Saginaw in for repairs.
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Tied up along #2 wall inside the security fence
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Front view
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Aft view
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Forward Deck house

Montrealais at Eisenhower Lock on Monday -
Leo J. Ames
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Montrealais downbound at dusk
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Entering Eisenhower Lock in a brisk wind
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Montrealais inching into the lock as the sun sets
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Fully in the lock and waiting to be lowered to continue her journey downriver just after passing over the tunnel that carries traffic under the shipping channel
 

Canadian Progress arriving in South Chicago Tuesday at dusk
- Gary Clark
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Views were shot from the 100TH Street bridge. The Progress was headed to the Morton Salt dock.
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His arrival may have been somewhat delayed by the Chicago Police Marine Unit and USCG recovering a body near the KCBX  terminal. A strange and busy afternoon / evening in the bowels of Chicago's Calumet River.
     

Algoway departing Owen Sound -
Dave Carr
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Joseph L Block loaded ore in Escanaba on a cold and windy Wednesday -
Lee Rowe
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Joseph L Block loading
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Departing past the harbor light
     

Duluth/Superior's welcomes first saltie
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 Adolph Ojard, Duluth Seaway Port Authority executive director, and Captain Darius Malinowski compare notes on international shipping during a First Ship Ceremony held earlier today on the bridge deck of the Federal Elbe.
       

Canadian Progress on the Calumet -
Lou Gerard
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Towed toward the Morton salt dock on the Calumet River, passing under Canadian National RR (EJ&E) bridge on Tuesday evening.
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Passing through the 95th st. bridge on the Calumet River.
     

Algosoo upbound and Ecosse downbound at Brockville Wednesday -  Dave Bessant
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Algosoo approaching Hudson's Point west of Brockville
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Algosoo having just passed Fulford Pioneer Cemetery 1786
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Ecosse downbound in the rain at Blockhouse Island
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Ecosse in front of Morristown N.Y.

Catherine Desgagnes upbound Port Huron -
Edward Schuyler
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Catherine Desgagnes upbound under the Blue Water Bridge.
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Close-up of bow and her name.
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Continuing up river to buoys 1 & 2 
 

Historical Perspectives - Buffalo -
Brian W.
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Tug Carbie Challenger tied down at the St. Lawrence Cement dock on the Union Ship Canal.
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Tug-barge Salvor-Metis unloading at St. Lawrence Cement on the Union Ship Canal.
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Aquarama tied up at Gateway Metroport in the Union Ship Canal.
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Rt. Hon. Paul J Martin backing down the Outer Harbor to load coal at the Gateway Terminal.
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Firetug Cotter in the Outer Harbor with the Canadian Enterprise headed inbound on the lake for the South Entrance. 
USS Croaker being towed up the Outer Harbor past the Aquarama tied up at the Cargil Pool Elevator.
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Cargil Elevator as seen from the Outer Harbor with the Aquarama docked pier side.
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Cargil Pier with the Aquarama tied up to the South side and the Leudtke #16 dredge rig tied down on the North side.
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Old railcar ferry Lansdowne, half scrapped, and tied up at the Cargil Pool Elevator.
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 National Aniline plant. To the left of this view you can see the National Aniline plant along the Buffalo River. The Republic Steel plant is across the river to the right. Soon, very little from this photo will remain as demolition on the plant continues. Republic was scrapped in the 80's, the DL&W draw was removed years ago, the South Park bridge has been replaced with a newer one, and National Aniline is coming down now. If you look closely between the DL&W drawbridge & South Park Ave. drawbridge, you can see some sort of goop entering the river from the left side bank. Whatever that is, it's probably still down there.


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