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August 2, 20
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Point Edward/Sarnia Monday - Marc Dease
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Mapleglen loading at the elevator in Sarnia.
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CSL Tadoussac downbound at 1 & 2.
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Edgar B. Speer downbound at 1 & 2.
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Algomarine heads into lake Huron.
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Great Republic follows.
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American Courage down at 1 & 2.
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American Integrity follows her fleetmate. 
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Robert S. Pierson downbound at 1 & 2.
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Ojibway downbound below 1 & 2.
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Algomarine downbound at 1 & 2.

St. Marys River, Monday -
Roger LeLievre
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John J. Boland upbound below 9 Mile Point at dusk. She's headed to the Twin Ports for layup due to the ASC/AMO strike.
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Westbound American Integrity and Alpena in Lake Huron passing Bois Blanc Island Monday -
Dianne Donati
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Cleveland, Ohio Sunday -
Rich Nicholls
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Tug tow of Algoma Transfer from W 3rd Street to Lake.
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Adam E. Cornelius unloading at Cleveland Bulk Terminal.
   

Mariatown -
Ron Beaupre
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Corn Hill passing Mariatown.
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First trip as Corn Hill but sailed the Lakes as Poolgracht.
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Egbert Wagenborg turning below Iroquois Lock.
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Passing Mariatown on her way to dock at Montreal.
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Montrealais now shows the colours of 3 shipping companies.
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She has the Papachristidis whistle signal and her stack is part Upper Lakes with the Algoma shield now in place.
       

Detroit Fireboat Curtis Randolph testing equipment while docked at station Sunday - John Meyland
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Evans McKeil leaving Burlington Piers for Halifax -
Brian Coleman
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Mariatown -
Murray Blancher
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Egbert Wagenborg down at Mariatown
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Spartan & Spartan II exiting the Iroquois Lock
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Spartan & Spartan II down at Mariatown
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Tug Spartan at Mariatown
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Montrealais down at Mariatown
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Bow profile
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Stern profile note Algoma bear on stack
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Down at Mariatown
 

Buffalo, N.Y. Sunday -
Brian W.
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 Eextreme East end of the Union Ship Canal with the tug Jaclyn and her work barge tied down for the weekend.
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Jaclyn tied to her work barge.
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 Jaclyn is seen with the redeveloped shore line of the ship canal in the background where the Pennsylvania Rail Road's Hulett and Brown Hoist unloaders once roamed.
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The work barge is tied up to the mooring bollards from the old Hanna Furnace Ore Dock.
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Looking West we can see that the entire property around the canal is being completely redone into parkland.
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The redevelopment plan also includes historic interpretation. Here a length of rail has been welded back in place where the old track for the Hanna Furnace ore bridges has been uncovered and restored.
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This view looks up the track for the dockside bridge cranes. You can see that a new walking path has been built between the run of rails and old, left over Taconite pellets are laying on the ground.
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 The new road signs pay tribute to the original owners of the property - the Susquehanna Iron Co. Another nearby street is named for the last operator when the plant closed - The Hanna Furnace Co.
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 Here is the new sign at the entrance to the canal property bearing the newer name from the 1920's. This was originally called the "Goodyear Slip" in honor of the owners Frank & Charles Goodyear that started the whole thing back in the early 1900's.
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 This shot is similar to the number 7 shot I took today showing the ore docks at Hanna Furnace.
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This view is similar to number 1 showing the ore dock, stockpiles, & cranes.
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Here is a clamshell buck from the ore bridge unloaders and an ore pile.
     

Weekend traffic in Cleveland -
Paul Magyar
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Manistee downbound with a load of salt from Cargill. She will  head to the east basin, turn, and head back up the Cuyahoga to the Independence Dock to unload.
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Manistee Sunday morning heading downbound for the lake about to pass under NS #1 drawbridge. 
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Algoma Transfer unloading and the downbound Buffalo which just passed her.
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Continuing  to unload at CRP/W.3rd St.
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Departing with the tugs Iowa and California lending a hand.

Algoma Transfer arrived in Lorain Saturday with a load of stone to be delivered to the Jonick Dock -
 Jim Bobel
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Algoma Transfer arriving at Lorain, Ohio on Saturday -
Thomas Seiler
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Weekend Detroit River from the Diamond Jack -
Capt. Mike Nicholls
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John B Aird downbound just after clearing Ojibway Salt bound for Picton, Ont. Sunday
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Tug Patricia Hoey and barge Marysville with fuel aboard to bunker the Herbert C Jackson, turning into Nicholson's Ecorse.
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Tug Everlast and barge Norman Mc Lead unloading at the Mistersky Fule Dock.
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American Century upbound off Ojibway Salt in Windsor.
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Frontenac loading salt for Chicago at Ojibway Salt.
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Joseph H Thompson & Jr fueling at Mistersky's in Detroit Saturday.
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Cuyahoga downbound at the Ambassador Bridge and turning into a dock in Windsor.
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John B Aird loading salt at Ojibway for Picton, ON.
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Innovation and Samuel De Champlain upbound at Fighting Island North Light.
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Manitowoc upbound at Fighting Island South Light.

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Friendship upbound off Wyandotte.
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Ojibway downbound off Nicholson's Ecorse.

 

Recent Upper Harbor Activity in Marquette
- Rod Burdick
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Repainted American Courage arriving to load ore
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Great Republic loading ore
     


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