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September 16 - 17, 2009

9/17- Duluth-Superior - Tom Caine
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Hollyhock afloat in Fraser drydock #2
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Kaministiqua starting turn for Howard's Pocket
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First turn completed, Canada Geese prepare to welcome
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Ceremonial flyover by 2 Canada Geese
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First bow and stern lines out
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Vista Star

9/17- Portneuf Quebec
(between Trois Rivieres and Quebec City) - John McCreery
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Turid Knutsen from the pier at Portneuf Quebec.
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An extreme bend in the river brings the ships straight towards the pier.
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Almost a full turn as the vessel moves away upstream.
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CSL Assiniboine with shoreline church steeple, so typical of Quebec.
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Wehr Elbe downbound above Quebec City.
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Past the bridges, Pont Pierre-Laporte and Pont de Quebec.
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Stern view passing Quebec City.

9/17- Sarnia Harbor -
George Lee
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McNally Marine dredging sand washed in from Lake Huron
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Sandra Mary waiting for scow to be loaded

9/17- BBC Louisiana departs the Iroquois Lock
with a load of grain from Duluth - Ron Beaupre
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9/17- Canadian Provider
- first trip upbound at Windmill Point a sunrise  9/16 - Jeff Mast
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Bow Glinting the sunrise
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Heading into Lake St. Clair sunrise
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Silhouette Image behind a fishing rod

9/16 - Amalia in Menominee - Dick Lund
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Amalia passes Menominee North Pier Lighthouse inbound and light
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Close-up inside the piers
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Heading up-river after passing through Ogden Street Bridge
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Heading further up-river to the turning basin (west of KK Integrated Logistics)
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Halfway around in the turning basin
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Heading back to KK East Dock (Viking I in background)
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All tied up at the dock
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The first load of pulp arrives by truck

9/16 - Calumet departing Morton Salt, Manistee, Mich. -
Ted Wagner
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Crossing Manistee Lake at sunrise
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Transiting the Marquette RR bridge
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Through the Memorial draw bridge
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On final approach to Lake Michigan

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