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August 27, 20


Ojibway at Sarnia
- John McCreery
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Ojibway bound for Thunder Bay, unexpectedly puts in to the north slip late Friday night.
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Their lights searching for the dock make photography difficult
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Over the side
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Harbour master informed they will in port an estimated 18 hours
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Repairs to the bow thruster
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Floating workshop. Repairs took a little longer than expected but after about 44 hours in port she is back out and north bound in Lake Huron

St. Clair River Sunday -
Herm Klein
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American Integrity unloads at Recors.
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Arthur M Anderson upbound above Marine City.
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Intrepid Republic.
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CSL Tadoussac and the Frontenac awaiting orders in Sarnia.

Soo Traffic -
David Kaye
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Roger Blough upbound at the Bridge
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Buffalo upbound at the Bridge.
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Cedarglen upbound at the Bridge.
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CSL Laurentien leaving the Poe Lock.

CSL Thunder bay was upbound, on her maiden voyage Saturday -
Matt Koch
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On her maiden voyage, upbound in western lake St. Francis, near Cornwall.
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Bow View

Twin Ports Friday -
Peter Lapinski
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Mesabi Miner and James R. Barker departing within 20 minutes of each other.
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Algowood unloading wheat at riverland AG Duluth.
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John J. Boland at Fraser shipyard.
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Ryerson at Fraser shipyard.

Various ports -
Peter Lapinski
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Cason J. Callaway at Calcite.
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Algoway in the Straits of Mackinac.
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Great Republic heading towards Lake Michigan from Meldrum Bay.
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Algoma guardian at Detour.
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Kaye Barker in Mud Lake.
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Kamistiqua just below Mission Point
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Alpena in Whitefish bay. 
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Algolake in Whitefish bay. 

Sarnia and Point Edward -
Marc Dease
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 Iryda upbound at 1 & 2.
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Saginaw downbound at 1 & 2.
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Hon. James L. Oberstar downbound above 1 & 2.
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Below 1 & 2.
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Lee A. Tregurtha upbound at Black River.
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Algoma Montrealais downbound at 1 & 2.
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Ojibway downbound at 1 & 2.
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CSL Tadoussac and fleet mate Frontenac in the north slip at Point Edward.
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Indiana Harbor downbound at 1 & 2.
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CSL Niagara downbound at 1 & 2.
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Manitoba arriving at the government dock.
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Night View.
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Roger Blough upbound at Black River.
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Heading in to Lake Huron.
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Mississagi turning below Black River with a load of stone for Sarnia.
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Paul R. Tregurtha downbound at 1& 2
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Cason J. Callaway heads into Lake Huron.
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 Algoway downbound at 1 & 2.
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Pineglen upbound for the elevator.
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Alongside the Algorail.
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 Loading at the elevator.
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Manitoba downbound at 1& 2.
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Cuyahoga downbound at 1 & 2 with a load of salt.
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Mississagi laid up at government dock.
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Another view.
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Cuyahoga up bound at Black River.
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Arthur M. Anderson down bound at 1& 2.
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Ojibway in the north slip for temporary lay up and repairs to her bow thruster.
Recent Activity on the St. Clair River at Harsens Island - Rod Burdick
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Walter J. McCarthy heading to Monroe with coal
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Great Lakes cruise ship Yorktown
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Kaye E. Barker

Mississagi at Drummond island -
Peter Lapinski
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Cheboygan, Michigan -
Dianne Donati
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Passage Island Lighthouse -
Eric Slough
From a kayaking trip, circumnavigating Isle Royale in Lake Superior. This was a side trip out to Passage Island to hike the rugged trail out to the Passage Island Lighthouse. (186567 bytes)
Crumbling North Dock (Passage Island) (235503 bytes)
Front Door, Passage Island Light (west) 1881 (91771 bytes)
Front gable gingerbread (west) (251121 bytes)
Helicopter Pad Passage Island (348195 bytes)
Light tower Passage Island Light (136319 bytes)
Passage Island light tower close up (208422 bytes)
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Cart rail track and turn table (137382 bytes)
Boat Shed, Passage Island Harbor (142326 bytes)
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Passage Island light from water (North) (312907 bytes)
 Passage Island Light front door (West) (199235 bytes)
Rail Cart winch room (297353 bytes)
Rail Cart, Passage Island (138335 bytes)
Passage Island light tower (East) (411750 bytes)
Stairway to north dock (West) (109404 bytes)
Tower House (East) (193998 bytes)
Tower House (South) (288366 bytes)
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Steep rail track on North side of tower complex. Winch house and turntable is at the top of the track.

Northern Michigan Workboats and Ferries
  -  Tom Hynes
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USS Edson in Bay City at sunset, August 12th
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Walstrum Dock and Dredge's tug Elizabeth in Harbor Springs, August 18th
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Walstrum Dock and Dredge's barge DePere
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Ottawa docked at Harbor Springs
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MCM tug and barge downbound at Mission Point, August 19th
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MCM tug Kelli Anne
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Heritage Marine tug Edward H on the drydock at MCM Marine, Soo
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Supply boat Ojibway
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Arnold Transit's freight boat Beaver at St. Ignace August 19th
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Chippewa and Corsair
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Huron at repair yard, St. Ignace
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Mackinac Islander at St. Ignace
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Straits Express out of the water, St. Ignace
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 Felicity arriving at St. Ignace
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Shepler freight boat Sacre Bleu
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Star Line freight boat Anna May
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Star Line La Salle
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Star Line Radisson
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Spencer F. Baird, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Cheboygan
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USGS-Great Lakes Science Center's Grayling, Cheboygan
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Durocher tug Joe-Van and workboat Timmy V
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Durocher tugs Nancy Ann and General
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Ryba dredge and scow
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Ryba tug Rochelle Kaye

Recent Michigan Fish Tug
-  Tom Hynes
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Blonnie W at Hammond Bay in May
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Stern view of EH LaBlance at Hammond Bay in May
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Patty D at Wallace Cut August 10th.  Large crowds at the Cheeseburger Festival blocked any decent photos of the Osprey and Argo docked in Caseville.
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Traditional Bay Port Fishery buildings
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The Patsy at Bay Port
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Looking south at Bay Port
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 Nets at Bay Port
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Michigan registered trap net boat MC 4317 BE at Pine River
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Net tenders at Pine River
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Fishery buildings at Pine River
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Active Falcon at John Cross Fishery, Charlevoix on August 18th
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Inactive Karren at John Cross Fishery
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Stern view of Karren
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Bow view of Falcon
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John Cross sign
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Kari A laid up in Mackinaw City
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Eddie S at Bells Fishery, Mackinaw City
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Bells Fishery sign
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Toonerville Trolley is a 2 foot narrow gauge railroad out of Soo Junction, Michigan, August 19th.
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Formerly a standard gauge logging spur, tourist excursions started in the 1920's and the railroad was converted to narrow gauge in 1933.
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Engine # 1 seen at the boat dock.  A riverboat takes tourists down the Tahquamenon River to the upper falls.
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Young Railfan in the making
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Engine #2 is a Plymouth Model TMDR/2 built in 1963.  Engine # 1 appears to be the same model. There is a third un-numbered Plymouth locomotive, unknown model, that is used for work train service.
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Maybee at St. Ignace
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Unidentified trap net boat working out of St. Ignace.
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Stern view of Maybee, August 19th
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Eddie at Mackinaw City
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Net Tenders with Eddie
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Nancy K at Cheboygan
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Stern view of Nancy K
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RC Anderson at Hammond Bay
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Starboard side, showing net lifter
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EH LaBlance, Hammond Bay
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A tribute to Alfred Sagon-King by Don Geske
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A great maritime photographer & good friend. The picture was taken at Mission Point July 24, 1999. Alfred now joins the love of his life, Betty. May you both rest in peace.

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