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May 24, 20
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South Chicago Monday - Lou Gerard
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Manitowoc backing under EJ&E bridge bound for Beemsterboer's after coming from Burns Harbor.
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Stack and Pilot House detail.
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Smoking it up like only Alco 251's can.
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Clear of 92nd St.
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Going through 95th St.

Hamilton - John McCreery
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Federal Yukon entering the Burlington piers
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Another view
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Stern view
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Union protesters on the lift bridge to delay the departure of Rt. Hon Paul Martin
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Unhappy with the removal of materials from the Hilton Works
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Paul Martin loaded and waiting in the harbour
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Support from the First Nations
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Federal Rideau loading at the Richardson Elevator
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Hellespont Chieftain headed into her Eastport berth
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Federal Yukon being unloaded

Welland Canal -
Paul Beesley
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 Leslie Foss and barge clear of Lock 2.  Monday started out overcast with showers.
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The guy on the after deck is preparing a small container for the people on the barge.  They will pull it up the tow line.
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On the way to Lock 3.
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Ecosse is the control tug.
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Once they took the unloading gear off the Leitch (when it was still the Ralph Misener) she became an attractive ship.
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Unfortunately, her days are numbered.  The day turned out to be sunny and hot.
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The Leitch forward house.  A unique design for lakers.
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Mapleglen taking a smoke break below Lock 2.
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On her way to Lock 1.
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 Spruceglen, another from the former Misener fleet, above Lock 1.
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 Two containers, one on either side of the stack.  Exhaust running upward from the container.  Is this a portable generator?
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Vale approaching the Homer bridge.
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The end of the anchor chain is painted yellow so the crew can see it coming toward the surface when the anchor is weighed. 
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 Under the highway bridge.
 

Detroit Traffic - Mike Nicholls
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Saginaw unloading at the ADM Dock in Windsor.
 
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Algoway loading at Morton Salt in  WIindsor.
 
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Aragonborg (Netherlands) unloading at Morterm in Windsor.
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Diamond Belle and Diamond Queen at the Rivard Street Dock in Detroit.
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Montreal - Rene Beauchamp
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Sauniere laid up on Saturday. The name was painted out lately, also the funnel markings.
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New nameboard on the dredge used as a floating dock by Montreal Boatman. The official name of this former dredge built in Toronto almost 100 years ago is Dredge Primrose.
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Hellespont Charger at the anchorage and awaiting for the okay to go up the Seaway on Monday. Sister ship to Hellespont Chieftain.
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Algosea
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Maria Desgagnes on Monday

Welland Canal - Michel Gosselin
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Algoeast just left lock 1
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 Canadian Transport about to enter lock 2
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Sichem Defiance ties up below lock 4 west
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Algolake just left lock 3
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Kaministiqua about to enter lock 3
 
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Algosar about to enter lock 1
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Algolake about to enter lock 2
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Flintermar approaching Homer bridge
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stern view
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Algosar approaching lock 2
 

James R. Barker at the Upper Harbor in Marquette - Rod Burdick 
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Unloading coal on a foggy morning
       


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