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November 17, 20
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South Chicago Wednesday - Lou Gerard
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Frontenac comes through 92nd St.
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With the 'G' tug Massachusetts leading Frontenac approaches 95th St.
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Crewmembers removing hatch cover claps.
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Waiting briefly at NS5 as a westbound Amtrak crosses.
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Approaching 100th St.
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The tanker William L. Warner enroute to fuel the St. Marys Challenger at Lake Calumet follows.
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Coming up to 106th St. Frontenac smokes it up as she is ready to go through the tight bend.
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Going around Wisconsin Steel Bend as the tanker Warner follows.
   

Green Bay - Scott Best
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Tug Texas leading the Alpena up the Fox River under the I-43 Tower Drive Bridge Wednesday.
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Passing through the first RR bridge, note Catherine Desgagnes is backing out of the slip at FRD in the background.
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Heading up River approaching the Mason St Bridge.
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Close up.
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Algoma Transfer arriving last week to unload salt.
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Stern view turning into the slip at the Fox River Dock.
       

Manitowoc unloading at the Founder's Sand Supply Co. Landing on the City Ship Canal
- Brian W.
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St. Clair River
- Dawn Roberts
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Presque Isle downbound with taconite
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Manitowoc upbound
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Birchglen & Manitowoc pass at Marysville
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Great Republic downbound
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American Mariner with taconite for Cleveland
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Peter R. Creswell making progress toward Godrich
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James R. Barker, loaded with coal for Recor
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Mesabi Miner with a load of taconite destined for Ashtabula
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Local gulls preen or watch as Dorothy Ann & Pathfinder head upriver   
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Atlantic Huron begins slowing for the fuel dock
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Frothy waves break along the shore after she passes
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Montrealis with cargo from Thunder Bay
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Paul R. Tregurtha passes Marysville Park & Riverwalk, enroute to Superior

Michipicoten Loading Ore at the Upper Harbor in Marquette
- Rod Burdick
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First snowfall of the season
       

Welland Canal -
Paul Beesley
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Emilie above Lock 1 at dusk.
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Above the end of the gangway can be seen the pilot ladder coiled up on a reel.  This makes it much easier to deploy and recover and also provides a more secure ladder for the pilots.
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On the right hand side can be seen the green light on Lock 2 indicating the lock is ready for the Emilie.
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Federal Power below Lock 2.
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Approaching Lock 1.
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MCT Alioth at the Glendale bridge above Lock 3.
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 Lambert Spirit passes the Port Weller shipyard.
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Salvor, the motive power for the Lambert Spirit.
   

Muskoka Lakes Steamships Segwun and Wenonah II at Port Carling, Ontario -
Graham Grattan
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The coal fired steamship Segwun sits in the lock at Port Carling, Ontario. She is undergoing maintenance and inspection.
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Wenonah II is tied up astern of Segwun.
     

Historical Perspectives -
Lachine C# 177879
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Built by Davie at Lauzon, Quebec in 1940 as a minesweeper.
Port of Registry: Montreal, Owner: United Towing & Salvage Co. Ltd. Port Arthur, Ont. 1947 Dept. of Transport List of Shipping & 1954 Redbook.
United Towing owned a derrick barge named Great Western. Is that her in the lock?
       


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