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December 22, 20
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St. Marys River - Roger LeLievre
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BBC Jade about to go to anchor above the Rock Cut, 10 p.m. Tuesday. Tug Missouri is at left.
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Cedarglen stuck
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Closeup of the ice
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Tug Missouri heads down to help
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Missouri working around the Cedarglen's stern at 11 p.m.
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ug Mary E. Hannah and John M. Selvick with barge Lake Trader down the Buffalo River Tuesday - Brian W.  
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Mary E Hannah in the lead to break ice proceeding past the old Marine 'A' Elevator pier near Childs St.
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John M Selvick is back aft of the barge pushing from the notch as they pass the Lake & Rail elevator dock.
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After a slight delay, the Ohio St. Bridge was finally able to be raised, although not all the way, to allow the tow to pass under the draw.
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Hannah leading the barge Lake Trader into an acute angle turn through the bridge.
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The barge's wide beam can be seen here on the swing at Ohio St., clearly showing why the larger tug took the lead to clear the way of ice on the frozen Buffalo River.
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Selvick and Lake Trader clear of the draw at Ohio St. and pushing down the reach of the creek off the old Penn Dixie (Burnette Trucking) dock.
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Hannah approaching the Buffalo Skyway Bridge, just off the General Mills plant, breaking ice all the way down through the track she made on the night of the 5th.
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Barge following behind her lead tug as they pass between the Metrorail Terminal and General Mills.
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Selvick fixed securely in the notch of the Lake Trader. You can see the barge's skegs going down below the waterline. They help keep her following behind a tug when towing in the open lake, like fixed rudders.
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The tow well into the Watson Basin of the Buffalo River, just one turn from the Outer Harbor and about to head out onto Lake Erie around 4:30

Gordon C. Leitch leaving Lock 2 - Rob Hartley
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Downbound salties at Brockville Dec. 20 - Nick Vandervoort
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Federal Sakura passing Blockhouse Island on a cold hazy morning
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Approaching the Three Sisters
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Michiganborg safely through the Narrows west of Brockville
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Orsula slowing for the Narrows
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Heading for Brockville, where she gave one long, final horn blast for the season
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Brockville to Morrisburg Monday morning -
Dave Bessant
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The tug Houghton out of Kingston working at Hardy Park and heading to the yacht club
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Algowood sending a very deep 4 blasts on her horn
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Waving from the bridge
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Chemtrans Elbe at Blockhouse Island
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Chemtrans Elbe accommodations and stack
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Chemtrans Elbe heading downstream following Algowood
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Oakglen
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Oakglen passing and heading to the lock at Iroquois
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Barges Big 551 and Big 503 tied up at the elevators at Prescott
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John B. Aird heading upstream


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