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October 31, 20
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The tug Krista S. and tug Karl E. Leudtke were active the Buffalo River Sunday - Brian W.
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The operator at the CSX Main Line River Bridge is raising the draw for the passage of the Karl E Leudtke and Krista S.
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Karl E. Leudtke is on her way down river with the old N&W lift bridge in the background.
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The Krista S. is abeam of the Concrete Central Elevator. The badly deteriorated marine leg boat unloaders stand silent sentinel to the passage of the tug and barge as they wait for a grain boat that is never going to come.
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The tug and her barge make the turn above Concrete Central. Large commercial vessel traffic in this section of the river is hard to come by.
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The Krista S. heals over slightly to Port as she turns to line up for passage through the CSX River Bridge.
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Clearing through draw at River bridge, the tug now lines up for the CSX CP Draw bridge, just to the right, out of the photo.
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The CSX CP Draw bridge goes up. Built nearly 100 years ago, the bridge is a major piece of local infrastructure, carrying heavy rail traffic on a daily basis over an industrial waterway.
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The scow's forward section eases through the abandoned N&W bridge first, then through CP Draw.
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The tug is now passing through the bridges on the way up to the dredge site near Turning Basin #2 (Republic Steel), off to the left of the photo.
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After holding short of the bridge for the passage of the tug & scow, Buffalo & Pittsburgh train SIBF gets the signal and heads past the interlocking at CP Draw on their way across to the Buffalo Creek Yard.

Tug Michigan and Barge Great Lakes moored in the Cheboygan River Sunday -
Dianne Donati
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Calumet in Ogdensburg - Ron Beaupre
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Turning out of the main channel into Ogdensburg
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Discharging her load of salt.
     

Cleveland Activity from Hope Memorial Bridge - Rich Nicholls
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Cleveland taken from the Hope Memorial Bridge -
Kate White
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Paul R. Tregurtha at the Upper Harbor in Marquette
- Rod Burdick
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Unloading coal, view from the lakeshore
       

New CSL vessel keel laying ceremony in China
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