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November 15, 2009

South Chicago - Tom Kort
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Innovation was in the Chicago area unloading cement
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Shot of the tug
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Manitowoc was also in the Chicago area taking on a load of coal
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Another angle and all the tugs in the background.
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View of the stern.
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Cedarglen was in northern Indiana taking on a load of grain (corn?).
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Another view with the storage bins in the background.
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Loading the ship
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Burns Harbor was also in unloading.
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Stern and unloader
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Business end of the unloading boom.
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Getting gassed up for the next trip.  Only saw one tanker truck, how much fuel would they take on?

 Traffic on the Maumee, Detroit, and Rouge Rivers - Chuck Wagner
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CSL Assiniboine at the Andersons in Toledo.

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Painting around the draft markings.
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Montrealais in Toledo.
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Pochard at ADM in Windsor.
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Detroit - Windsor truck ferry.
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McKee Sons downbound for the Detroit Bulk Storage dock. 
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Manistee downbound in the Detroit River.
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Herbert C. Jackson approaching the Jefferson Ave. bridge.
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Passing through the Fort Street bridge.
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Passing the Diamond Jack.
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Approaching the Dix Ave. bridge and Severstal.

Saturday at Welland Canal - Bill Bird
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Gordon C Leitch downbound approaching old Bridge 10
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Algosoo clear of Lock 8
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Algosoo passing barge Marinelink Explorer at stone dock
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Commodore Straits will push barge-the two are expected to be in service in a few weeks
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View of barge from tug
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At high noon Mapleglen under Clarence Street Bridge in Port Colborne
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Stern view as she heads for west wall above Lock 8 for supplies and servicing
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Canadian Progress entering PC harbor.

Duluth Wednesday and Thursday - Travis Chadwick
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Charles M. Beeghly anchored in the inner harbor waiting to load coal at SMET after fleetmate Mesabi Miner, with G-tugs in foreground.
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Ziemia Lodzka departing Duluth after loading grain at CHS in Superior.
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Mesabi Miner loading coal at SMET.
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Walter J. McCarthy, Jr. loading coal at SMET.
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Quebecois unloading cement at St. Lawrence Cement dock in Duluth.
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Persenk arriving Duluth bound for CHS, her second trip here this season.
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American Century at Murphy Fuel Dock, then to SMET.
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 Federal Sakura at anchor off Duluth entry.
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Algomarine arriving Duluth for DMIR and a load of taconite.

Hamilton, Ont. - Eric Holmes
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Tug LaPrairie in the Burlington Ship Canal
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stern view
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Tug Omni Richileau in the Burlington Ship Canal
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stern view
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Onego Sementina in the Burlington Ship Canal
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stern view
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Onego Sementina being escorted by the LaPrairie,and Omni Richileau

USCGC Alder doing buoy work in Marquette - Rod Burdick
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At the Upper Harbor
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Lower Harbor

Cleveland, Ohio Saturday - Paul Magyar
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Tug Ohio Inbound Cleveland main entrance with the Tug South Carolina in tow.
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Sam Laud downbound the Cuyahoga River after passing under the W. 3rd St. Bridge.
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Sam Laud downbound the Cuyahoga River approaching the Columbus Rd. lift bridge.

Escanaba Friday  - Lee Rowe
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Joseph L Block
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Wilfred Sykes approaching
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Sykes at the dock

Marquette, Mich. Saturday - Lee Rowe
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James R Barker unloading coal
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Dorothy Ann/Pathfinder ready to load ore
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Wide view

Tug Ohio Tows Fleetmate South Carolina to Cleveland - Rich Nicholls
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The tug Ohio arrived Saturday at the Great Lakes Shipyard in Cleveland's old riverbed with the tug South Carolina in tow.  They came from Lake Michigan and the South Carolina requires engine repairs.

Busy slip at Essar Steel Algoma Ron S.
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John Spence with barge slowly pulling into Grand Traverse Bay Friday - Rich
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Eastbound Michipicoten in Lake Huron passing Bois Blanc Island Friday - Dianne Donati
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Historical Perspectives - Put-In-Bay auto ferry post cards - Steve Phillips
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