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March 24, 20
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Seaway opening - Murray Blancher
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Algoeast down at Brockville Ont.
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Avonborg the first boat of the season up at Iroquois Lock
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Algoeast the second boat down at Iroquois lock
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Bluto, Martha L Black and Avonborg - Dave Bessant
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Tug Bluto at Hardy Park boat-launch in Brockville last weekend before the Seaway opens
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Bluto and her barge
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Martha L Black passing by on an Icebreaking run before Opening
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 Big 503 up on land for work, supported by Big 551 at the Prescott Elevators
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Martha L Black, stern view
 
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Avonborg approaching the lock at Iroquois, carrying wind turbine blades
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Tips of the blades protected on the Avonborg, we could see perhaps 55 of them above deck
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Avonborg in the lock tied up
 

Iroquois Lock -
Ron Beaupre
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Avonborg in the river below Iroquois Lock.
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She is on her way to Burns Harbor. First freighter of the year in the Seaway.
     

Toledo Docks
- Steven Feher
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Lee A Tregurtha loading at CSX coal dock
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American Mariner under coal machine ready to load after coming out of lay-up at Torco ore dock.
     

Opening Day Welland Canal -
Paul Beesley
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Peter R Cresswell eases out of Lock 7.
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Two firsts.  Cresswell clear of Lock 7 while the Algoeast, the first downbound of the year, slides the wall.
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Algoeast gently approaches Lock 7.
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Capt Henry Jackman clear of Lock 2 upbound toward Lock 3.
 

First downbound ship of the season, Algoeast passing Crossover Island Wednesday - Stephen Trenton
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Soo webcam - Jerry Masson
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USCG Mackinaw and MobileBay upbound in Poe Lock Wednesday.
       

Snow Dunes in Duluth March 17 - Brett  Larson
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Historical Perspective
- John McCreery
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Peter A B Widener at South Chicago, September 22, 1982
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CTC NO. 1 at South Chicago, September 22, 1982
     


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