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Duluth vessel traffic for the weekend - Travis Chadwick
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American Century making her way through the ice after loading coal at SMET.
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American Century making the turn toward the Aerial Lift Bridge, steam still coming off her bow from loading.
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American Century exiting the Duluth Ship Canal with James R. Barker anchored out in the lake.
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Mesabi Miner backing through the ice toward SMET with help breaking from G-tug North Carolina.
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Close up of the North Carolina.

Toronto Lay-up - Mark Leitch
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English River at Lafarge cement terminal
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Bow view
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Montrealais with storage load for Redpath
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Stern
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Canadian Miner in long term lay-up
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Windoc Hull
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Tugs Seahound & Wyatt M
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Canadian Provider with storage load for Redpath
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Provider full view
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Algontario in long term Lay-up
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Tim S. Dool with winter storage load for Redpath
       

Tug Manitou in Alpena for ice breaking -  Ben & Chanda McClain
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Algobay in Portland Maine during a blizzard on Saturday - Abbi Winkler
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Montrealais in Toronto Harbor fog on Dec. 27 - Mike Quigg
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Algosea in lay-up at the Seaway Terminal in Port Huron - Bruce Hurd
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Its bulbous bow high out of the water.
       

McKee Sons at the Upper Harbor in Marquette - Rod Burdick
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At anchor waiting to load ore
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Secured at the ore dock
     

13 degrees on the Detroit River Saturday - Richard McLenon
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Large Caterpillar generator on the deck of the Integrity possibly in preparation for layup?
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American Integrity
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Pushing ice in the Detroit River
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Passing USCG Station Belle Isle
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On her way to Lake St Clair

Marquette, Mich.  - Lee Rowe
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Mississagi at the dock, waiting...
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McKee Sons with the Manitowoc at the dock, the Charles M Beeghly visible on the other side.
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Manitowoc
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Mississagi
 

Port Huron Friday - Bruce Hurd
 
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Ojibway Downbound
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John J Boland Upbound
     

Ships Canal and Hamilton December 2009 - John McCreery
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Richelieu between Locks 1 and 2
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Current name with signs of her 2 former names still showing through
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Canadian Prospector downbound from Lock 2
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Cuyahoga waiting on the wall below 1
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Cuyahoga below Lock 2
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About to enter Lock 2 in ballast and bound for Nanticoke to load ore for Hamilton
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BBC Italy downbound in Lock 3
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Federal Pendant and BBC Italy nearly the last salties to clear the Upper Lakes
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Boxing day view of Hamilton Harbor
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 Norris and Leader in lay up

 Welland Canal Photos from Dec 2009 - Paul Beesley
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 Everlast and barge Norman McLeod below Lock 2.  Dec 22.
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Richelieu approaching Lock 2 downbound.  Dec 22.
 
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Algorail on the wall above Lock 7 waiting for a turnback.  Dec 23.
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Birchglen downbound at the Glendale bridge.  Dec 23.
 
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Federal Kivalina passes the Quebecois below Lock 3.  Dec 23.
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Federal Kivalina seen from the Homer bridge.  Dec 23.
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Federal Kivalina below Lock 2.  Dec 23.
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Early in the Fall some of the stored lock gates were refloated and moved below Lock 1 to be cleaned up and refinished.  This is one of them.  Dec 25.
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 The same lock gate with a ladder for size reference.  The hut in the background houses another gate that is also being refinished.  Dec 25.
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Tony McKay & Hannah 6301 below Lock 1.  Dec 25.

Tanker Gemini being led through the draw of the Michigan St. Bridge on the Buffalo River from the summer of 1998 - Brian Wroblewski
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This photo was taken from the riverfront stairway of the DL&W Train Terminal in downtown Buffalo. Mobil Oil got back into waterborne cargoes for time in the late 1990's after a drought that been in effect since the Buffalo refinery closed back in the 1980's. Tanker traffic out of Nanticoke, Ontario only lasted a few more years, but dried up again, with all incoming product coming by pipeline now that Buckeye Partners owns the Elk St. Product Terminal.
       


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