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June 7, 20
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American Mariner unloading in Buffalo - Brian W.
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Bow of the American Mariner as seen from the foot of Michigan St. and taking up most of the good water in the canal.  
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Mariner sitting in the Buffalo Ship Canal, unloading at General Mill's Frontier Elevator.
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Superstructure framed by the support pier of the Buffalo Skyway Bridge.
 
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You can clearly see how close the upper antenna rigging and radars of the ship are to the Buffalo Skyway Bridge. Not only is length and depth an issue in the tight confines of the Buffalo River/City Ship Canal, but air draft must also be considered.  
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View down the reach of the City Ship Canal above the Skyway Bridge all the way down to the Great Northern (Mutual) Elevator with the Mariner unloading at the Frontier Elevator.

Fairport, Ohio -
Rob Hunter
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 Saturday the Joseph H Thompson unloaded stone in Fairport Harbor, Ohio
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 Sunday morning, the Cuyahoga arrived in Fairport Harbor under threatening skies to take on sand stored riverside. Shoreline loaders and front-end loaders were used to load the sand into the holds.
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Alpena in Calumet River Sunday afternoon
- Lou Gerard
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Alpena in Calumet Harbor entering Calumet River.
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Steaming under CN bridge
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Approaching 100th St. Bridge after clearing 5 bridges.
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Coming up to 95th St. bridge.


 

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Alpena going through 106th St. Bridge.
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Going through bend at 106th St.
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Cleared of 106th St. and heading for Wisconsin Steel Bend
     

Iroquois Lock -
Murray Blancher
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Federal Miramichi downbound in Iroquois Lock
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Federal Miramichi exiting the Iroquois lock into the fog covering the river
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 Isa upbound at Mariatown
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Isa on the wall entering Iroquois Lock
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Isa exiting Iroquois lock

Federal Miramichi at Iroquois Sunday morning in the pouring rain - Dave Bessant
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Federal Miramichi entering the lock (down-bound)
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Bow and crewman
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Accommodations and flag on the side
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Almost in
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Federal Miramichi within the lock
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Viewed from the lockmaster's house with the road bridge not yet raised
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Just up the road while shipchasing, a sod roofed home. You do not see to many of these and in the rain, it must be heavy!
     


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