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10/23 - Soo Traffic - David Kaye
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Presque Isle upbound  at the International Bridge.
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Baie St. Paul south of Rotary Park.
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Roger Blough downbound approaching the Poe Lock.
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Roger Blough in the Poe Lock.
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Roger Blough leaving the Poe Lock.
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Baie Comeau passing Roger Blough off of Rotary Park.
       

Buffalo in Cleveland -
Kate white
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From the Hope Memorial Bridge.
       

10/22 - Hamilton, Ont.
- Rich Nicholls
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Soo Traffic - David Kaye
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Saltie Garganey downbound leaving the Poe Lock.
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Barge Pere Marquette 41
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Undaunted and Pere Marquette 41 downbound leaving the MacArthur Lock.
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Michipicoten in the MacArthur Lock.
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Paul R. Tregurtha upbound near Rotary Park.
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John D Leitch off the old Carbide dock.
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John D Leitch extending unloading boom.
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John D Leitch unloading salt.
   

Manistee in Cleveland - Paul Magyar
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Manistee passing the Federal Courthouse on her way up the Cuyahoga with a load of stone for CRP W. 3rd St.
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Passing the Tower City Complex and Key Bank tower about to make the turn at Collision Bend.
     

Dorothy Ann and barge Pathfinder in Cleveland - Kate white
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From the Hope Memorial Bridge.
       

New logo on the Indiana Harbor
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Algoscotia upbound the Welland Canal at Humberstone - Capt. Mike Nicholls
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Robert S. Pierson downbound St. Clair River - Kathy Heikkila
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Welland Canal - Skip Gillham
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Algomarine approaching Bridge 5
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Algoma Navigator above Lock
     

Buffalo, N.Y. - Brian W.
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Tug Krista S. waiting in the reach off the old Buffalo Color plant, below South Park Ave. for a bridge lift.
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Bridge span is starting to go up.
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Krista S. enters the draw headed upriver to get a loaded scow at the dredge site. Downtown Buffalo can be seen in the distance.
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Making up the facing lines so the tug can back her scow downriver from the dredge site.
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A profile shot reminds us that the Buffalo River's navigation channel was dug out of what was once an overgrown, muddy, & narrow creek.
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Backing out of the containment area through the orange boom that is designed to help keep contaminates from bleeding out into the river at the dredge site. A small tug is used to handle opening & closing the boom.
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 Now off the PVS Chemicals dock, the motor launch is used as a mini sized push tug to keep the scow pinned against the wall while the Krista runs around to the opposite end.
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Tossing a line to the bit on the dock at PVS Chemicals to secure the barge for a few minutes while the tug switches her tow around.
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The tug has switched ends so as to push the scow ahead instead of backing it through the narrow bridge pilings downriver from here.
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South Park Ave. is raised to allow the Krista to head out with her scow. This bridge is the last one before the end of the navigation channel & vessel traffic this far up river is very rare.
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The tug clears through the draw downbound for the lake with a loaded scow on their way to the disposal facility at Stony Point in Lackawanna.
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The Leudtke dredge rig is working near the Buckeye Product Terminal. This site is nearly 6 miles from the lake by water, & 3 miles by line of sight. It is 1/4 mile below the end of the Federal Navigation Channel.
     

St. Clair River at  Marysville - John Decator
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Hamilton, Ont. - John McCreery
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Tanker Susana S arriving with a cargo of urea
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Algomarine followed by Heloise approaching the piers
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Algomarine inbound the Burlington piers
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Heloise arrives at Hamilton with a gypsum cargo
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Thunder Bay departing after delivering a coal cargo
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Stern view exiting the piers
       

Toledo - Bob Vincent
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Algowood unloading iron ore on the Live Pad at Torco
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Manistee unloading salt for Toledo
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Tecumseh being loaded at ADM
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Tug G. L. Ostrander and barge Integrity unloading cement in Toledo at Lafarge
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Cuyahoga unloading at the Arms Dock
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Spruceglen loading at Andersons
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Green Bay Ariel views - Ken Kemper
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Alpena passes West of Chambers Island bound
for Green Bay.
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Sturgeon Bay Shipyard
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Marinette Marine's U of Alaska Research Ship taken just south of Chambers Island in the middle of Green Bay.
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Backlit view
 

St. Marys Challenger at South Chicago - Lou Gerard
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St. Marys Challenger in Calumet Harbor about to enter the Calumet River.
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Coming around Cargill Bend.
     

Seaway Mariatown - Murray Blancher 
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Wicko down
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Baie Comeau down
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Cedarglen down
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 Bum Eun down at Mariatown
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Detroit River - John van der Doe
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John D. Leitch delivers salt at Soo - Stephen Hause
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 John D. Leitch on St. Mary’s River at Sault Ste. Marie
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Approaching Carbide Dock
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First line handler over the side
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Line handlers at work
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Detail of bow. Outline of original name, Canadian Century, still visible
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Swinging out the boom
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Cargo of salt begins to flow
     

John D Leitch with the Soo's first load of road salt for the season - Herm Klein
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John D Leitch makes the Carbide Dock
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Leitch former name
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Crewman on the Bosun's chair
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Unloading boom swings aside
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Start of the large salt pile

Welland Canal - Bill Bird
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Algosteel at Port Robinson
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headed for Quebec
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Garganey-headed to Lock 3
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On her way to the Lakehead
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Algoma Spirit clears Lock 2 with a number of feathered friends watching.
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Toledo bound to load soybeans
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Algorail with only her 2nd visit of the year to the canal.
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hoist on stern appears to have a beam or some type of slat
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item has just been put into the engine room via gangway
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headed to Lake Erie to load stone 

Baie St Paul upbound Welland Canal South Bridge 21  -
Nathan Attard
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Cheboygan, Michigan - Dianne Donati
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Recent Activity at the Upper Harbor Ore Dock in Marquette - Rod Burdick
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James L. Kuber loading ore, view from Presque Isle Park
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Tug Ken Boothe Sr. with new ASC stack colors
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Michipicoten arriving to load
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Joseph L. Block backing in to unload stone into the hopper
 


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