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April 21, 20
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South Chicago Wednesday - Lou Gerard
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Wilfred Sykes waiting between 92nd and 95th St. for rail traffic to clear at NS 5 bridges.
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Tug Zuccolo pulling the Sykes at 95th St.
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A face at the engine room door.
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Wheelhouse detail and crewman calling clearances.
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The Sykes going through NS 5 bridges.
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Docking at KCBX.
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Tug Morgan and barge passing KCBX and Sykes.
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Canadian Enterprise unloading at Morton Salt at 100th St later in the afternoon.
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Canadian Enterprise and Sykes still loading at KCBX at 6 p.m.
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Canadian Enterprise Detail.

Green Bay -
Scott Best
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Tug Indiana on the bow as the Algocanada heads into Green Bay.
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Tug Texas working hard on the stern turning the Algocanada around.
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Algocanada working into the dock, while the Mississagi departs the Fox River Dock.
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Close up working into the dock.
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Tug Olive L Moore turns the LJ Kuber in the East River turning basin.
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Mississagi waiting for the Algocanada to clear in the Fox River Dock slip.
       

Welland Canal -
Paul Beesley
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BBC Orinoco, formerly Beluga Generation, above Lock 1 with a load of windmills and containers.
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One method of securing windmill blades.
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Canadian Progress clear of Lock 2.
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John Spence pushes the Niagara Spirit through the snow, below Lock 2.  The Goundhog and Easter Bunny are still duking it out over what type of weather we will get.  Spring; gotta love it!
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Fairly substantial raised wheelhouse on the Spence.

Mariatown - Ron Beaupre
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Brendan J Bouchard passing Mariatown.
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She is taking the tank barge B. NO. 215 to Sarnia.
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Brendan J Bouchard in the notch of the barge.
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BBC Oregon on her first voyage into the Lakes.
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BBC Oregon is heading for Duluth.
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Songa Diamond meets Aragonborg at Mariatown.
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Songa Diamond is heading for Oakville.
     

Detroit Traffic April 6 -
Mike Nicholls
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Peter R Cresswell unloading at the St. Marys Cement Dock in the Rouge River.
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Tug Patricia Hoey downbound off Belanger Park, River Rouge.
     

Tug Ann Marie -
Ben & Chanda McClain
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Sten Aurora anchored off Bronte -
Eric Holmes
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Ship to ship cargo transfer -
Russ Plumb
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As an alternative to shipping low-sulfur western coal down the Mississippi for trans-shipment to Europe, the coal was shipped by rail to Superior, Wisconsin and loaded on CSL self unloaders for shipment down the Seaway to Sep-Iles. Coal was unloaded from the J. W. McGiffin directly to the Tadoussac and into a CSL Panamax vessel for delivery to Spain. Original CSL photo taken in Summer, 1993.
       


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