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BBC Mississippi in Menominee - Dick Lund
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BBC Mississippi arrives in the bay off Menominee, MI around 7 p.m. Sunday
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The tug, Jimmy L, stands by as the ship begins to turn around in order to enter port stern-first
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The tug back in to receive a tow-line from the ship
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Heading into the Menominee River
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BBC Mississippi and Jimmy L
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BBC Mississippi close-up
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Bow view of the ship
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Making the turn into the inner harbor
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Through the Ogden Street Bridge and heading for KK Integrated Logistics up-river
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BBC Mississippi at the dock on Monday afternoon

American Spirit in Escanaba on Sunday
- Dick Lund
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Wide view of the American Spirit in Escanaba from across the bay
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Close-up
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Close-up loading at the dock
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Stern view with at the loader
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Another view
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One more view
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Ore train pushing loaded ore hopper cars into the building which hosts the rotary car dumper
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Close-up of the ore hopper with "DM&IR" (Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range markings
   

Welland Canal -
Paul Beesley
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BBC Alaska approaching Lock 1, downbound.
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Pilot ladder goes here.  You can see the ladder rolled up against the hatch coaming.
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Canadian Coast Guard Ship Griffon heading for Lock 2.  This is the view from my back yard.
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Ramira above Lock 7.  Lovely looking ship; one of few Swedish registered ships we see here.
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Cargo manifold on the Ramira.

Toronto
- Tom Rutledge
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Menominee and Escanaba - 
Lee Rowe
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BBC Mississippi in Menominee
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American Spirit departing Escanaba
     

Eastbound Birchglen and westbound BBC Mississippi on Lake Huron passing Bois Blanc Island Sunday - 
Dianne Donati
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Mississippi River, Clinton, IA. Saturday -
Steve Bauer
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Towboat Virginia Ingram with 15 barges downbound on Mississippi River at Clinton, IA  passing under the US 30 highway bridge.
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Approaching the UP Railroad bridge.
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Crewmember on point of first barge relaying clearances back to the pilothouse crew.
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Passing through the railroad bridge.
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After passing through bridge, which puts it on alignment toward the shoreline, the
     Virginia Ingram briefly backs up and will realign herself for the main channel.


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