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January 12 - 14, 20

Winter along the Maumee - Ron Piskor
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CSL Tadoussac rests in Ironhead Marineís Dry Dock as its Winter work gets underway.
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CSL Tadoussacís starboard anchor
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Ironhead Marine workers, suited up for safety, prepare to work on Tadoussacís rudder.
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With cutting torch in hand an Ironhead worker cuts anti-rotate strapping as his fire watch looks on.
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An Ironhead worker cuts the lower rudder anti-rotate straps in preparation for rudder removal.
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Up stream in Waterville, Ohio the Maumee is still open water. Icicles hanging from the Cayugan limestone cliffs  begin to show Winterís grip along the river.
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The muscle of the river,the G Tugs, rest in their berth along the Maumeeís North bank.
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River ice grips at the hulls of the Mississippi and Pennsylvania.
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American Marinerís Lifeboat No.1 rests along the North bank.
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Lifeboat No.1ís builderís Plate.
Canadian Coast Guard Ship Samuel J. Risley breaks ice to free the downbound American Mariner at Roberts Landing in the St. Clair River Thursday morning - Robert Hunt
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Mississagi at the Upper Harbor Ore Dock in Marquette - Rod Burdick
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Bow view with dock locomotives pushing ore cars onto the dock

Beluga Favourisation departing Port Everglades Wednesday bound for Bae Como with three new Canadian Coast Guard Boats - Bill Hoey
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Cap Rescue and Cap Aupaluk are the names of two of the new vessels, the name of the third was unreadable.
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The East Coast Based USCG Morrow Bay at the Soo  - Jerry Masson
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Marquette, Mich. - Lee Rowe
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Manitowoc arriving in Marquette on Wednesday evening. Calumet loading and departing.
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Recent USCG icebreaking - USCG
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The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bristol Bay escorts the Ojibway and the CSL Laurentien, through the ice, Jan 12, 2011.
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The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw breaks a path to ensure the safe transit of vessels through the ice in the Rock Cut, Dec. 23, 2010.
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The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw escorts the Motor Vessel Paul R. Tregurtha safely through the ice in the St. Marys River, Dec. 23, 2010.
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Close up

Snowy Night at the Toledo Shipyard -
Paul C. LaMarre III
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Marquette, Mich. -
Lee Rowe
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The Mississagi loaded at Marquette on Monday.
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It appeared the dock was having some problems as there was pounding going on above some chutes.
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Manitowoc departing Marquette
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