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August 6 - 7, 2009

8/7 - Mariatown - Ron Beaupre
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Lac Vancouver pushing barge Beaver Neptune up the Seaway at Mariatown.
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This tug appears to be a wreck. Could it be one of the McNally tugs lost on the coast of Labrador?
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 Lac Vancouver sporting her new wheelhouse and McNally Marine colors.
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Another view of the wrecked tug.
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Another view of Lac Vancouver without her old smokestack.
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Canadian Prospector takes a load of grain from Thunder Bay to Baie Comeau.

8/7 -
Iroquois Lock - Dave Bessant
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Canadian Prospector leaving the Iroquois Locks downbound
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Lac Vancouver tied up at Iroquois
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Lac Vancouver barge content
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Lac Vancouver
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Lac Vancouver and speedy s/y Fazisi on her way to Kingston and then Chicago. The Fazisi is a maxi type 82' racing yacht owned by the Polish Yachting Association of North America.
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Lac Vancouver close up

8/7 -
Marquette Activity - Rod Burdick
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Saginaw, bow view arriving at the ore dock
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Saginaw at the ore dock
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Dorothy Ann/Pathfinder backing into the Lower Harbor Shiras Dock
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Unloading stone after sunset

8/7 -
Marquette - Lee Rowe
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Robert S Pierson at the dock waiting to load.
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Pierson departing


8/7 -
J W Shelley downbound passes Montreal landmarks - Ken Goslett
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Leaving the St. Lambert Lock, the gateway to the Seaway.
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With the former U.S. pavilion from Expo '67, the Montreal World's Fair, in the background.
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With the Olympic Stadium tower looming in the background.
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Stern view with the Port of Montreal and the Olympic Stadium as a backdrop.

8/6 -
Maumee in Cleveland - Jeff Birch
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Tug Iowa made up and waiting.
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Finishing off-load.
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Tug Iowa
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Looking directly at the stern.
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8/6 - Goderich -
Bruce Douglas
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John B. Air loading
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CSL Tadoussac

8/6 -
Duluth-Superior - Tom Caine
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Gordon C. Leitch outbound with taconite at SMET
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Gordon C. Leitch at General Mills Elevator "S"
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Walter J. McCarthy at Port Terminal undergoing repairs
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Federal Elbe at Cenex Harvest States 2
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Walter J. McCarthy with Antikeri at Peavey in the background

8/6 - Blockhouse Island Wednesday evening -
Dave Bessant
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 Frontenac approaching Brockville, downbound.
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A 1974 Cadillac hearse and the Frontenac
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Frontenac stern view
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Pochard approaching Blockhouse Island upbound
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While waiting for Pochard, along comes an Excalibur, previously owned by Elvis' bodyguard.
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Pochard bow pushing a wall of water
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Stern view

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