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July 15, 20

South Chicago Wednesday morning - Lou Gerard
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St. Marys Challenger coming through 5 Bridge complex at 6 a.m.
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Clear of 5 bridges. Good reflections this morning
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Wheelhouse detail.
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Approaching 92nd street bridge.
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Passing through 92nd St.
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Stern, stack and steam detail.
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Challenger heading under CN bridge and out to Lake Michigan.
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American Mariner loading at KCBX.

Joseph L. Block in Cedarville Monday -
Ben & Chanda McClain
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Monday in Rogers City - Joe Cioletti
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Pathfinder pulling into the dock
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Putting a guy on the dock
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James L. Kuber pulling in next to the pathfinder
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Comparison of the tugs
Mississagi out in the lake later that night  

CSX Presque Isle Coal Dock
- Bob Vincent
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After unloading iron ore at Torco, John D. Leitch backing down river to the CSX coal dock
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Aft deck housing at sunset
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Under the coal machine
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Another look
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Leaving at sunrise
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Heading for Hamilton, ON

Recent Detroit and Marblehead, Ohio
- Chuck Wagner
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Algosoo approaching Jefferson Ave. bridge.
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Algosoo assisted by the tug Wyoming on the stern.
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Tug Rebecca Lynn pushing barge A-397 following the Algosoo down the Rouge.
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Victory / James L. Kuber loading stone at Marblehead.
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Close up of the shiploader.
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USCG boat passing by ADM grain in Windsor.
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Dorothy Ann / Pathfinder after unloading at SeverStal.
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Maritime Trader downbound on the Detroit River.
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 Detroit skyline.
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Algomarine downbound Detroit River.
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Frontenac unloading clinker at St. Mary's Cement on the Rouge.
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Sun getting lower.

Cote Lock -
Kent Malo
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Richelieu at the upper wall of the Cote lock, after after her anchor punctured a hole in the reserve fuel tank, on Monday evening.
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J W Shelley waiting toe Seaway to reopen

Michipicoten at the Upper Harbor Ore Dock in Marquette
- Rod Burdick
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Sunrise arrival
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Loading ore

Recent Photos from the Welland Canal -
Paul Beesley
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Victorious and John J Carrick disappear into Lock 2.
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Beluga Legislation, ex-Morgenstond II, above Lock 1.
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Beluga Legislation approaching Lock 2.
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CSL Laurentien below Lock 3 approaching the Homer bridge.
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Isolda below the Flight locks.
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Kroonborg above Lock 7.
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Palembang upbound toward Lock 2.
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450 tonnes.  Heavy by any standard of measurement.
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Palembang slides the wall into Lock 2.

Salties in the Seaway
- John McCreery
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Antikeri entering the lock at Iroquois
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Passage through - No need to tie up as there is no change in the water levels
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Close up
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Departing the lock
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Continuing downbound
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Sten Suomi downbound
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Stern view

Photos from around the Lakes
- Paul Beesley
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CCGS Gull Isle Secured in Midland, Ontario.
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Miss Midland at her berth.
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Prescotont in Midland with the decorated grain elevator in the background.
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Prescotont grow-op.
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CCGS Gull Isle in Britt, Georgian Bay.
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El Jaguar approaching Lock 1, Welland canal.
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El Jaguar and barge on their way into Lock 1.
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How to change a daymark.  Verrrry carefully bring the ship toward the rock until it touches.  Keep engines slow ahead.  Auto pilot on.  Crew ashore to loosen the old tower.  Sling it and lift it off the concrete base.
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 Install the new tower using the ship's crane.  Secure it.  Sling the old one and lift it on board.  Back away verrrrry carefully.  Tadaaa!
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 CCGS Gull Isle secured to the rocks for the night.  Sometimes there is not a dock within steaming distance, and with only one navigator on board an anchor watch is not recommended.

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