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December 19, 20


12/19 - Atlantic Huron in South Chicago - Shawn Whilden

Atlantic Huron heading for Morton Salt with Tugs

Great Lakes tug Massachusetts on the bow

Great Lakes tug Colorado on the stern line

Tug Colorado pushing Atlantic Huron to the wall

Holding her to the wall at 100th
Street Morton Dock

Stern of Atlantic Huron, windy, cold and snowing

Name on starboard stern side

Looking down portside against dock

12/19 - Welland Canal traffic - John McCreery

Kasteelborg entering Lock 6 east, bound from Cleveland to  Hamilton

Heloise out of Lock 3

Heloise approaching Lock 2 on the downbound trip from Duluth

Stern view

Heloise on the wall above 2 on her exodus back to saltwater

Federal Rhine below the twin flights with the Kasteelborg following

Bow view en route from Thunder Bay Ontario to Montreal Quebec

Closer view in full sun at the close of what had been a very grey and overcast day

Detail under the Glendale bridge

Dramatic light to mark her season ending departure from the Great Lakes

12/19 Great Lakes visitor M/V Ambassador arriving in New Haven, CT.
- Rich Nicholls

M/V Ambassador

Another view

Tug Outrageous assisting

Tug Navigator helping

12/19 - Toledo docks traffic Steven Feher

John J. Boland loading coal at CSX

CSL Assiniboine delivering pellets to TORCO

Bow view

Great Lakes Trader waiting for her turn under the coal loader

Paul R. Tregurtha unloading pellets

Stern view

Accommodations block

12/19 Historical Perspective Gordon C. Leitch in Quebec City a number of years ago Jean Rodier

12/19 Algosar in Cleveland
Dave Beach

Algosar arrived Cleveland Saturday afternoon and got an assist from GLT Iowa to get up the river to the Marathon terminal

Approaching Columbus Rd

The air force was out in full force

12/19 - Restoration of the tug Tony McKay
Chris Mazzella
In mid November I drove to the dock in Superior, WI. where the Mount McKay is docked, lucky the owner was there and let me tour the McKay which was given by the guy who has been working on her feverously since August. They hope to have her in running condition by late spring, early summer.

Mount McKay docked in Superior, WI.

New white oak door installed on each side of the pilothouse

Captains quarters which has yet to be worked on.

The McKay's Kahlenberg Engine which still has some work to be done.

The engine room telegraph cleaned up nicely

Another view of the engine, note the freshly painted walls and floor.

DC generator which has be repaired and run.

AC generator which has also been repaired and run.

View of the crew quarters just forward of the engine room.

Gangway leading to the crew quarters

Looking astern from the bow

Inside the pilothouse. This area has yet to be worked on.

Profile view of the McKay

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