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Saginaw in Buffalo - Brian W.
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Saginaw off the Burnette Trucking (Penn-Dixie) dock on the Buffalo River.
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Led around the 45 degree bend and through the bridge at Ohio St. by the Washington.
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Washington starts into the 90 degree bend just below the Lake & Rail Elevator seen in the background.
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Her bow swings just clear of the bank as the thruster kicks up lots of silt. Blue tarps are in place to contain grain dust while unloading.
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She's swinging pretty good now, the ship's stern is starting into the reach alongside the dock. The Lake & Rail Elevator was built around a right angle turn in the river back in 1927.
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Crewmen are lowered over the side to secure the lines.
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Now released from the stern tow line, the Washington is helping bring her into the dock as the unloading boom is raised to the hopper at the Lake & Rail Elevator.
     

St. Clair River Thursday - Herm Klein
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McKee Sons upbound at Marysville
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Algoma Guardian downbound
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Algosteel passes the Mississagi above the Salt Dock Light
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Mississagi  downbound
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American Mariner at Lambton generating
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Capt. Henry Jackman above St Clair
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CSL Niagara below Port Huron
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Buffalo downbound at Black River
   

Saltie Han Xin downbound in the St. Clair River on Thursday - Kevin Majewski
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On her way to Hamilton Ontario.
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Stern view downbound at St. Clair.
   

 CCGS Private Robertson VC on her delivery trip into the Lakes - Ron Beaupre
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Entering Iroquois Lock.
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Recent St. Marys River Traffic - Roger LeLievre
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Algolake, with the Burns Harbor following behind.
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Algoma Montrealais below Six Mile.
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Algoma Navigator.
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Algoway followed by Herbert C. Jackson
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Anglian Lady
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Burns Harbor
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CanFor Nav's Garganey
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Han Xin is registered in Hong Kong.
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Indiana Harbor comes out of the fog.
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Walter J. McCarthy Jr. meets Ville de Quebec above Nine Mile Point.
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Barge PML 2501.
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Presque Isle loaded with stone for the U.S. lakehead.
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HMCS Summerside downbound on Thursday morning.
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HMCS Ville de Quebec
 
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Stern view of Ville de Quebec
 
 
   

St. Clair River on Thursday - Don Detloff
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Mississagi at Sombra
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American Mariner at Marine City
     

Traffic passing Cheboygan, Mich. - Dianne Donati
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American Narrows and Rockport, Ontario and Welland Canal - Paul Beesley
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Frontenac upbound.
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HMCS Summerside passes the US Border Patrol station.
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On her way toward the Thousand Island Bridge.
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Thousand Islander III and HMCS Moncton close to Boldt Castle.
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Another view of the Moncton.
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Moncton has dipped her Canadian flag is response to our flag salute.
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A little river will never stand in the way of getting cement delivered to your island.
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Ida M III returning to Rockport with a load of Pax.
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Great Republic early in the morning after clearing Lock 1, upbound.
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 Later in the day she is seen above Lock 7.
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 John D Leitch.
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