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July 25, 20
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South Chicago Sunday - Steve Bauer
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Making her first visit to South Chicago since being laid up, the Adam E. Cornelius backs under the CN bridge near 92nd St on the way to KCBX.
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Clear of 92nd St. bridge and making the bend toward 95th.
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Approaching 100th St. bridge.  She will tie up at the north dock at KCBX due to the Cason J. Callaway loading at the south dock.
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Lining up for the north dock.
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Crewman watching the clearance at 92nd St. bridge.
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Undoing the hatch clamps.
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Over the side getting ready to secure the boat.
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Tying up at the north dock.
   

Welland Canal Sunday -
Heather Maguire
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Algomarine tied up below Lock 3 on Sunday afternoon, waiting for the downbound traffic to go through.
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The crowd that usually gathers at the viewing platform at Lock 3 moved up to Lock 7 to watch the Birchglen. 
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Birchglen departing Lock 7, upbound for Thunder Bay to load.
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Meanwhile, a lineup above Lock 7 waits for the Birchglen to move through.  The Cuyahoga and the Canadian Enterprise wait patiently.
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Closeup of the Cuyahoga.
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Closeup of the Canadian Enterprise.
       

Green Bay -
Scott Best
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Back up the Fox River passing the Michigan & Great Lakes at the VT Venture dock.
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 Stern view approaching the Main St Bridge in downtown Green Bay.
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 Approaching the Walnut St Bridge Sunday evening.
   

Recent St. Marys River-
Jeff and Greg Barber
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CSL Tadoussac
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Canadian Provider
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Hon. James L. Oberstar
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Edwin H. Gott
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Sam Laud
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Mesabi Miner
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Kaministiqua making the turn into the rockcut
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Kaministiqua in rockcut
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 Frontenac in the Rockcut
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American Integrity
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Atlantic Erie
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Algosar unloading in Soo Canada
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American Spirit
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Edgar B. Speer
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Marinus Green unloading at Essar Steel
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Federal Miramichi unloading at the export dock
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Montrealais above the locks
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H. Lee White downbound
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Roger Blough above Big Point
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Algobay downbound above Big Point

John J. Boland departing Buffalo Saturday - Brian W.
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Departing the Gateway Metroport Main Dock. She is just coming clear of the Lackawanna Canal and starting to turn to Port for the next line up.
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Stern section set against the backdrop of Bethlehem Steel's old Coke Works that are under demolition with the windmills in the distance.
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Transiting the Outer Harbor Southern Channel as she scoots from the confines of the canal towards the open lake. At this time the captain was blasting the horn to clear pleasure boat traffic from his outbound path.
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Boland is now heading through the South Entrance Inner Channel. Once clear of the harbor piers, she will turn to port and line up on the Fairway Buoy for her trip out of Buffalo and up the lake.
 

Maumee at her lay-up dock near the turning basin in the Cuyahoga River Sunday -
Kate White
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Name still painted on.
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Detroit River from the Diamond Jack -
Capt. Mike Nicholls
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Friendship downbound off Wyandotte.
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U.S.C.G.C. Biscayne Bay downbound off USS Great Lakes Works, Ecorse.
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Algolake, assisted by the tug Wyoming arriving at the Zug Island Coal Dock in the Short Cut Canal.
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Philip R Clarke loading ore fines at the North End of Zug Island.
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Capt Henry Jackman loading salt at Ojibway for Toronto.
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Great Republic upbound just above Fighting Island North Light.
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Algoeast downbound off Zug Island.
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Philip R Clarke at the North end of Zug Island.
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Algoway upbound above Fighting Island North Light.
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Kaministiqua arriving at the ADM Dock in Windsor.
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American Spirit downbound off Zug Island bound for Nanticoke.
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John J Carrick and tug Victorious fueling at Sterling Fuel.  Departed for Marathon Detroit in the Rouge River to load for Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.
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Kaministiqua unloading at the ADM Elevator in Windsor.  She will proceed to Thunder Bay after unloading.
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C.C.G.S. Isle Rouge at the Canadian Coast Guard Amherstburg Base.
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Bob-Lo Island ferry Columbia V at Amherstburg.
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Great Republic downbound at Fighting Island South Light bound for Huron, Ohio.
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Lake Huron passing Bois Blanc Island -
Dianne Donati
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Recent Welland Canal -
 Paul Beesley
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Birchglen approaching Lock 1.
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At the bow, midships and stern are painted horizontal lines signifying a draft of about 26'-9".  This is probably to help ensure they don't overload for the Seaway. 
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Sliding the wall toward Lock 1.
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Wheelhouse of the Victorious.  They have installed roller shades that allow them to see out, but keep the sun from streaming in and overheating the space.
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On her way to Lock 1.

Marquette, Mich. -
Lee Rowe
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 Herbert C Jackson at the dock.
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Michipicoten on the north side, both waiting to load.
     

Work barge From SJT Marine was at the public launch in Barrie Ont. loading rock for shoreline work on July 17-18 -
Eric May
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Chemtrans Mabuhay passing Mariatown on her first trip to the Lakes -
Ron Beaupre
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Cabins & stack detail.
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Chemtrans Mabuhay is Liberian registered.
   

Maritime Trader at Hamilton Friday -
John van der Doe
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Recent Upper Harbor Activity in Marquette
- Rod Burdick
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James L. Kuber loading ore
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Dorothy Ann and Pathfinder departing, loaded with ore
     

Historical Perspective
- Tug Bonanka in 1961. ex U. S. Army tug Corps of Engineers tug Quintus - Bill Hoey
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Tug Bonanka, named for three daughters of owner Warren Fuller, Bonnie, Nancy, and Kathy
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Bonanka towing former Nicholson steamer, barge Adrian Iselin.
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Quarter view of Bonanka.
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Hard hat diving from the deck of Bonanka.
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About to pull on the grounded tug West Wind.
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Bonanka's Winton model 6-133 engine.
       


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