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November 12, 2009

Windoc tow from Port Weller - Paul Beesley
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Windoc & Nadro's tug Vigilant 1 in Lock 1 as the lock starts to lower.
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Vigilant 1 pulling the Windoc below Lock 1.
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Close-up of Vigilant 1 towing the Windoc.
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Pilot Boat Mrs C alongside the Vigilant 1 below Port Weller.
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McKeil's tug Wyatt M as the trailing tug.  Pilot boat can be seen leaving the Vigilant 1.

Duluth vessel traffic for Tuesday - Travis Chadwick
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Canadian Progress inbound at Duluth for DMIR.
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Presque Isle outbound of Duluth after unloading limestone. She is bound for Two Harbors to load taconite. 
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Ziemia Lodzka entering Duluth bound for CHS grain elevators in Superior.
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Both tugs working as she is eased into the berth at CHS.
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American Spirit loading taconite in Two Harbors.
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Presque Isle also in Two Harbors.
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 Wide angle showing both boats.
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 Split Rock Lighthouse lighting ceremony in remembrance of the Edmund Fitzgerald.

Marinette / Menominee - Dick Lund
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McKee Sons heads past Menominee North Pier Lighthouse on their way to Menominee Paper Co. with a load of coal on Wednesday morning
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The Pere Marquette 41 is still at Marinette Fuel & Dock with the William H. Donner ahead of it
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The boom is swung out as a workboat heads ashore with the lines to tie up
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Unloading has begun
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Wide view of the Pere Marquette 41/Undaunted at Marinette Fuel & Dock with the tug, Nickelena, astern Monday.
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Close-up of the Pere Marquette 41/Undaunted
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Close-up of the Undaunted with the Nickelena docked astern
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Tuesday morning found the Undaunted out of the notch of the barge (and the Nickelena gone)
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Close-up of the Undaunted
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The stern of the Pere Marquette 41 is heavily ballasted, apparently to check out the bow thruster
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Dockside view with most of the bow out of the water

Hamilton November 10 - John McCreery
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Saginaw unloading canola at pier 10-6
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Saginaw and Canadian Leader
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Frontenac at US Steel Canada just prior to departure for Thunder Bay
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Algonova at Bronte

James R. Barker at the Upper Harbor in Marquette - Rod Burdick
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Unloading the first coal into the hopper after a month of repairs
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Departing after unloading

Algorail at Ludington Harbor - Nancy Schrader Keith
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Stern of Algorail beside docked SS Spartan
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Algorail passes Badger on way out
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Bow of Algorail as it approaches channel to exit harbor
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Algorail out in Lake Michigan

Historical Perspectives - Chris Wilson (74910 bytes)
Unknown saltie in Toronto Harbor in 1964.  Please post ID to Search page.
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 The USS Parle (708) up in the Niagara River near Youngstown, N.Y. in 1964.
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Welland in 1964.  Please post ID to Search page.

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