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USCG Mackinaw moored along the Detroit River near Hart Plaza Thursday as the morning People Mover streaks past in the sub zero temperatures - Ron Piskor
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Historical Perspectives - From the Tom Manse collection / Courtesy Roger LeLievre
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Service, first ferry to Sugar Island. Can anyone date this photo by the cars on deck?
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George M. Steinbrenner upbound at Lookout 3 (now Mission Point), early 1960s. A Nicholson vessel follows astern.
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Sir Thomas Shaughnessy 3-26-53 First Boat at the Soo. Does anyone know this Captain's name?
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Sir Thomas Shaughnessy 3-26-53 First Boat at the Soo, fueling at Kemp's Coal Dock, where the Valley Camp is now.
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Wilfred Sykes on its maiden voyage from Lorain, passing Port Huron/Sarnia in 1950.

February 10

Menominee lay-up -
Scott Best 
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LCS 3 the USS Fort Worth is docked at Marinette Marine Co.
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Wide view of the layup fleet at K&K, (L to R) Barge James L Kuber, Tug Victory, Barge Lewis J Kuber and Viking 1.
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Olive L Moore out of the notch at tied up for the winter at the West Dock.
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Tug Snohomish also at the far end of the West Dock.
 

New Redpath Sugar unloading crane in Toronto
- Gerry Ouderkirk
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Under construction in January. It is a bucket crane (buckets not yet attached).  The new  hopper system, not yet constructed when this photo was taken, is to  the north (right) side of the crane.
       

Historical Perspectives - A trip on the Richard Reiss in May 1987. Marysville, Michigan to Alabaster, Michigan for load of gypsum for US Gypsum in Detroit - Marc Dease
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Fellow guest Duncan White helping Captain Arne Kristensen hoist the Canadian flag.
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Departing Marysville.
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Meeting the Wilfred Sykes above buoys 1 & 2.
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Loading at Alabaster.
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Loading chute.
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It takes about an hour round trip for one loaded bucket.
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Builders plate, launched as the Adirondack, sold to Reiss Steamship and renamed Richard J Reiss.
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Ships bell.
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Wheelhouse view
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Another view.
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Wheelhouse telegraph.
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Downbound for Detroit.
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Past the Ambassador Bridge about to make the turn into the Rouge River.
   


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