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October 19, 2009

Point Edward/Sarnia - Marc Dease
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Maumee downbound at 1 & 2
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Walter J. McCarthy Jr. downbound at Vantage Point
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Mississagi heads upbound after meeting the McCarthy.
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Making the turn at 1 & 2.
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Pilot boat Huron Belle maneuvers alongside Irma for pilot change.
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Birchglen loading at the elevator in Sarnia.
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CSL Niagara downbound at 1 & 2.
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Quebecois making the turn at 1 & 2.
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American Integrity down bound at 1 & 2.
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Algoma Spirit making the turn at 1 & 2.
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Atlantic Erie downbound at 1 & 2.
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Canadian Transport making the turn at 1 & 2.
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 John G. Munson up down bound at 1 & 2.
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Algoway follows the Munson into Lake Huron.
Historical perspectives from the 80's relating vessel's in the news lately - Marc Dease
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P & H's Birchglen loads at the elevator in Sarnia on August 19, 1985.
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Algoport downbound at Point Edward on December 25, 1985. - Marc Dease
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Belle River (now Walter J. McCarthy Jr.) upbound from the Bluewater Bridge, September 16, 1986.
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E. M. Ford follows the Belle River upbound.

Leitch and Provider at Thunder Bay - Daniel McCreery
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Gordon C Leitch against the morning light.
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Leitch at the Cargill elevator.
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North country visitor.
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Point Valour arrives to assist the departure.
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Lots of smoke.
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 Getting her moving.
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Provider kicking in with some smoke of her own.
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Clear of the Viterra dock.
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Headed out
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Leitch backing out of Cargill as the Provider stretches out in the distance.
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Provider dwarfed in the landscape.
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Leitch headed out and around to take the Provider's place at Viterra.
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Leitch and Canadian Provider in a grand sweep of the northern landscape.    
John Sherwin tow approaching Round Island Passage - Robert McGreevy
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Mackinac Island - Nathan Renner
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John Sherwin under tow shortly after passing Mission Point Resort. 
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Cason J. Callaway bow at Mackinac Island breakwall
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Passing the Round Island Buoy with seagulls in foreground
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At sunset about to make its pass under the Mackinac Bridge
USCGC Mackinaw - Robert McGreevy
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USCGC Mackinaw departing Coast Guard station Saint Ignace before sunrise.
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Mackinaw heading East from Saint Ignace, Arnold Transit's Straits Express 5 miles away on horizon.
Welland Canal - Eric Holmes
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Beluga Faculty upbound at Port Robinson
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Beluga Faculty stern view
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Beluga Faculty and John Spence passing at Port Robinson

Welland Canal -
Paul Beesley
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Redhead on the wall above Lock 2 waiting for the Stefania 1 to clear the lock.  Oct 10/09
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Stefania 1 leaving Lock 2.  Oct 10/09.
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 Algosteel inbound at Port Weller.  Oct 14/09.
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Algosteel sliding the wall toward Lock 1.  Oct 14/09.
Acacia arriving in Manistee - Ray Cameron
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Interesting Sign in Cleveland Flats - Bill Kloss
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Collision Bend Cafe
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Sign Detail
Mississagi October 17 - Dianne Donati
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Eastbound in Lake Huron passing Bois Blanc Island
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