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Recent Point Edward/Sarnia traffic - Marc Dease
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Michipicoten in for winter lay-up.
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Michipicoten's stack at the government dock.
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 Presque Isle down bound at 1 & 2.
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Saginaw down bound for Toledo.
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John G. Munson follows the Canadian Progress into Lake Huron.
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The Ojibway down at 1 & 2 showing off her new paint job.
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Wide view.
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James R Barker down bound at 1 & 2.
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Arthur M Anderson making the turn at 1 & 2.
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The fish tug Evalina heading in with the catch of the day.

Escanaba, Mich. -
Scott Best
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American Mariner loads ore.
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Close up of the icy bow on the American Mariner.
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American Mariner and Wilfred Sykes at the ore dock.
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Tug Erika Kobasic stands off as the Sykes makes her turn to the ore dock.
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Close up Sykes approaching ore dock.

Welland Canal in winter -
Bill Bird
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Construction site at Lock 3 where west wall of Lock (closest to museum) is to be replaced.  Dynamite will be used for part of the job.
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Tug W.B. Indock along with a barge were in Lock 3 for a time doing preparatory work using a special drill.
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Crane used to lift tug out of lock.
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Because a power plant is located on east side of Lock 3, water continues to run down spillway 24/7.
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Looking north from Lock 3
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View looking north from Lock 4-Because there's another power plant at the base of the flight locks, water continues flowing between Locks 3 and 4.
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Between Locks 6 and 7 the canal is virtually dry.
     

Upper Harbor Ore Dock Activity in Marquette
- Rod Burdick
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Great Lakes Trader
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Buffalo on her first visit of the season
     

St. Marys River
- Lynn Hauptmann
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Frontenac upbound recently near Six Mile Point, with skaters along the shore.
       

Canadian Transfer at winter lay-up at Goderich, Ont. - Jacob Smith
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South Chicago Saturday - Lou Gerard
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Stern view of Wilfred Sykes being pulled up the Calumet River at 95th St. by the tug Zuccolo
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Pilot house detail of the Sykes. 
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 Heading for the 5 bridges.
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Clear of the 5 bridges approaching 100th St.
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 Wilfred Sykes beyond 100th St ready to dock at KCBX.

Herbert C Jackson arriving at Severstal Steel in the Rouge River Saturday - Mike Nicholls
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Presque Isle down bound in Lake Saint Clair
- Tom Robinson
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Mississagi at the Upper Harbor in Marquette
- Rod Burdick
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Loading ore
       

Historic Perspective
-  Lake Winnipeg downbound in lock 7, Welland Canal, Friday October 15 1982. Arrived in Lisbon, Portugal for scrapping in 1985. - John McCreery
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Detroit River Saturday -
BoatNerd Staff


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