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April 28, 20
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On board Lower Lakes Towing's new acquisition, Tecumseh, at Windsor April 27 - Roger LeLievre

Tecumseh was built in 1973 at Lockheed in Seattle, and operated on saltwater until her purchase last fall by Lower Lakes.
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Side profile, at the ADM dock.
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Stern view. Stack monograms will be added soon.
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Signature LLT houseflag and Don't Give Up the Ship flag
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Looking forward, with the unloading leg in the hold and ADM elevator at right.
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Close-up of the leg.
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The cargo of canola was loaded in Thunder Bay.
 
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Canola in hand.
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Deck view showing MacGregor-type hatches.
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Photo of the ship under a previous name, Judy Litrico, hangs on board.
 
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Barge Great Lakes and tug Michigan downbound.
 
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Stephen B. Roman passes Zug Island.
       

Chicago area Friday - Tom Kort
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St. Marys Challenger being make ready for the season.
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Isolda loading coal
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Unknown Chicago tour boat in dry dock.
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Anderson loading coal
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Virginiaborg
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Mandarin unloading
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American Spirit  There was a east-north-east wind of 15 knots and maybe a little more. 
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 I believe the boats in the next shots were waiting for improved conditions before entering the harbors. 
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The American Spirit was about 1 mile outside of the harbor of the steel mill just north east of Gary.
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 Callaway about 10 miles out from the American Spirit, the Callaway was waiting.
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Algoma Navigator  further to the west and closer to shore, the Navigator was also waiting. 
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The Sykes was in unloading limestone.
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Fuel barge along side.
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Saginaw River - Todd Shorkey
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Algorail upbound nearing Zilwaukee
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Stern view
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Olive L. Moore - Lewis J. Kuber inbound at Cass Avenue
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Stern view
 

USCG Buoy Tender Alder in the Portage Canal in Houghton/Hancock - Danielle Adams
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 They were putting the buoys back in the water Friday.
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Iroquois Lock - Murray Blancher
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Miramis in Iroquois lock
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Melissa Desgagnes on the wall at Iroquois
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Federal Schelde up at Mariatown
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Atlantic Steamer in Iroquois Lock
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Atlantic Steamer stack
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Atlantic Steamer exiting Iroquois
     

 Hamilton, Ont. - Eric Holmes
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Federal Maas inbound Hamilton
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Shamrock Jupiter outbound Hamilton
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Tanker Elisalex Schulte arrives at Oshawa Friday - Lorraine Morrill
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CSL Assiniboine in Lake Huron passing Cheboygan - Dianne Donati
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Sam Laud navigating the Cuyahoga River in Cleveland as seen from the Columbus Road Lift Bridge Wednesday - Al Leonard
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Buffalo - Brian W.
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Overall view of the Power Authority Pier on the Buffalo River showing their two tugs, the new barge Hyvasu II in her slip, & the new Marine Travel Lift now under construction.
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Close up view of the new travel lift being assembled in the Power Authority yard with the newly refinished dock face & apron to the left.
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An old steel pontoon section of the Niagara River Ice Boom has been used to make a new sign for the park now under construction next to the Power Authority property.
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Original artifacts from the Union Furnace Company ore docks, like this bollard, are being reused to top the entrance columns of the park in tribute to the site of Buffalo's first Blast Furnace plant.
 

Historical Perspective - Maplecliffe Hall upbound at Walpole Island Saturday April 28, 1984 - Dave Otterman
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