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August 10, 2009

8/10 - Point Edward/Sarnia traffic  - Marc Dease
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Algocanada in the north slip at Point Edward.
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Peter R. Cresswell downbound at 1 & 2.
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Paul R. Tregurtha upbound at 1 & 2.
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Canadian Prospector lining up the Point Edward range lights after meeting the Tregurtha.
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Tugs Menasha and Sandra Mary assist the Pineglen's departure from the elevator at Sarnia.
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Away from the dock.
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Stern into the north slip as the tug's turn her.
8/10 - Duluth Superior  - Tom Caine
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John D. Leitch loading taconite at CN Missabe on Sunday
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Markborg loading bentonite at Hallett 5 Friday
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Markborg at Hallett 5
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James R. Barker departing SMET
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James R. Barker heading for turning buoy
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Dongeborg at Peavey Connor's Point
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Dongeborg bow, American Victory stern in background
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Dongeborg at Peavey, J. A. W. Iglehart in background
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tug Mount McKay
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Federal Elbe loading at Cenex Harvest States Elevator Aug. 6
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Vista King entering Howard's Pocket
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Walter J. McCarthy Jr., Vista King and Paul R. Tregurtha at or near SMET
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Walter J. McCarthy Jr. trimming and Paul R. Tregurtha waiting for berth
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Near Paul R. Tregurtha's blind spot
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Paul R. Tregurtha docking at SMET
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Tregurtha's deckhands getting lines out
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Algocape loading taconite at CN
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Antikeri at Peavey Connors Point
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Indiana Harbor docking at Lakehead Pipeline
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Algocape outbound at Rice's Point

8/10 -
Welland Canal Traffic from August 4 - 7 - Michel Gosselin
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Pelee Flyer I tied below lock 1
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bow view
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Caribbean and Lucia heading toward lock 1
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Indian Maiden is leaving 1
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Side view
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Stern view
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Side view of Pelee Flyer I
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BBC England is in lock 3
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stern view
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John B. Aird is about to enter lock 7
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Clelia II is tied up above lock 7 and getting to discharge passengers.
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 bow view

8/10 - BBC England and Algosea
- Dave Bessant
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BBC England approaching Brockville downbound
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Algosea upbound past Blockhouse Island

8/10 - Recent Toledo
CSX Presque Isle Coal Dock - Bob Vincent
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 Lee A Tregurtha
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Loading for Duluth
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CSL Assiniboine
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Unloading ore at Torco
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Herbert C. Jackson under the coal loader
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CSL Laurentien
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Part load, heading to Sandusky for the other half
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After Sandusky, heading for Hamilton

8/10 - Soo Thursday
Herm Phillips
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Saginaw in lower Soo Harbor
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Canadian Navigator down at Six mile.

8/10 -
Charles M Beeghly in at Marquette on Friday afternoon - Lee Rowe
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8/10 - Mariatown and Iroquois
 - Ron Beaupre
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BBC England passing Mariatown with grain from Cenex Harvest elevators bound for Valletta.
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She was built in 2003 and launched as Ile De Reunion.
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Clipper Aya departing Iroquois Lock.
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8/10 -
Metro Beach, Lake St. Clair - Andrew Severson
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Fischer Hayden is using Metro Beach's south marina as a staging area for working out in the shipping channel. The have made red buoy #30 a permanent marker now.
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Fischer Hayden &  Hanna Avery out bound the Black Creek (Metro Beach)
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Red buoy # 30 being trucked out of Metro Beach.
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Manitowoc up bound  Detroit River.

8/10 -
Robert S. Pierson in Marquette - Rod Burdick
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 Loading ore, view from the lakeshore
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Stern view at the ore dock
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Departing the ore dock
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Scenic view on the north side of the ore dock

8/10 -
St. Clair, Mich. and Detroit River Aug. 8 - Nathan Nietering
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Gordon C. Leitch downbound passing the St. Clair Inn
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Unique pilot house
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After end, including the mammoth funnel
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Stern with Lambton Generating Station in the background
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CSL Laurentian downbound approaching the Ambassador Bridge from aboard the tourboat Diamond Queen
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The Saginaw passes the Hiram Walker and Sons Distillery in Windsor on a recent downbound passage
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Saltie Chemtrans Weser is downbound, with Capt. Henry Jackson unloading stone in the distance
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Chemtrans Weser passing the Frontenac, which has just departed with Windsor West stone dock
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Charles M. Beeghly on a recent upbound run from Severstal Steel
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Since it's conversion to diesel, no more steam Tyfon horns here!

8/10 - Brockville at Blockhouse Island
 - Dave Bessant
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Tug Bagotville pulling with Tug Lac Vancouver pushing upbound past Brockville
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Clipper Aya downbound with Lac Vancouver passing her to the west
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Canadian Coast Guard vessel Cove Isle assisting at the Poker Run
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Canadian Coast Guard vessel Caribou Isle coming from the west to assist too
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The highlight of the Poker Run, a 50 ft Outerlimits cat with twin Turbines owned by Bill Tomlinson called "My Way"
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Cove Isle and Caribou Isle together
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Maritime Trader about to thread the needle through all these vessels
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Maritime Trader sounded a salute first and then a Danger signal too
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"Still Needs No Name" and the Poker Run Helicopter

8/10 -
Buffalo - Dan Syrche
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The Barbara Andre was coming through the North Entrance.
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City of Buffalo in the background with the Erie Basin Marina tower on the left.
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The Jaclyn and the West Wind tugs tied up on the Buffalo River along Ganson Street with the Great Northern [ADM] Elevator on the left.
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Spirit of Buffalo entering the Buffalo River with the Light House on the left.


8/10 - Detroit River
Mike Nicholls
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Hotte Marine's tug Joan V upbound off La Salle, ON.
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Barge Innovation and tug Samuel De Champlain downbound the Detroit River just before turning in the Lafarge Springwells Dock.
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Small tug & barge downbound off Cobo Hall.
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