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12/31 - Alpena  - Ben & Chanda McClain
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Great Republic heading into Lafarge
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Manitou tied up in the river
 
 
Welland Canal - Barry Andersen
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Algoma Navigator on wall below Lock 1
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Algorail downbound above Lock 1 approaching tie-up wall
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Algorail forward end crew members taking a break after clearing Lock 1
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Algorail downbound clear of Lock
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A new Niagara Falls Hornblower excursion boat awaits spring
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Cuyahoga upbound headed for Lock 2
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Cuyahoga upbound headed for Lock 2
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Robert S. Pierson upbound headed for Lock 2
   

Edgar B. Speer began loading iron ore pellets at the CN Dock in Duluth, finishing and departing on December 28 - Ed Labernik
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Chief Engineer Aaron Pitrago on deck of the Edgar B. Speer as loading iron ore pellets continues at CN Duluth.
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View from the pilothouse of the Speer as the loading shuttles of the ship loader extend across the deck.
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Bow view of the Speer at CN Duluth.
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Stern view of the Speer at CN Duluth.
 

Port of Windsor/Detroit River - Diane Bedard
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Tecumseh, moored at ADM Agri-Industries Terminal, Port of Windsor, Saturday Dec 28.
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Algoway, moored at the Windsor Salt Mines pier, Port of Windsor, prior to loading. Saturday Dec 28.
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Peter R.Cresswell, sat at anchor on Saturday Dec 28, before heading up the Rouge River, mid afternoon.
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St Clair, downbound, passing MacArthur Bridge at the end of Belle Isle in the Detroit River. Sunday morning, Dec 29.
 

Kingston - Ron Walsh
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Molly M 1 waiting for orders re Orsula grounding Dec. 27
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Evans McKeil at the Wolfe Island Ferry Dock today after returning from the Orsula site.
     

Welland Canal - Nathan Attard
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Sturgeon Bay, Wis. Saturday - Daniel Lindner
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Early December Activity at the Upper Harbor in Marquette - Rod Burdick
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Lee A. Tregurtha, bow view at the ore dock
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Lakes Contender loading ore
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Kaye E. Barker loaded with ore and waiting on winds
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James R. Barker unloading coal into the hopper
 

Orsula in September- Ron Beaupre
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Toledo Docks Calendar -
Bob Vincent
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12/29 - Saturday in Hamilton and Toronto
- Bill Bird
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Saturday morning Algoma Spirit heads into Hamilton with a load of iron for Dofasco
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About an hour later fleetmate Algorail follows with coal for Dofasco
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In the afternoon in Toronto, tug M.R. Kane breaks ice in the Cherry Street Channel
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With Algosteel's arrival, M.R. Kane pushes hard on stern due to a sharp 90 degree turn
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M.R. Kane leading Algosteel into channel
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 heading towards the bridge with her load of salt
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passing through the Cherry St Bridge
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As soon as Algosteel is through the draw she heads to the dock while M.R. Kane pushes on her stern.
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It promises to be a long winter for crew of Algosteel-she's due to run salt down Lake Michigan into February. 
     

Manistee downbound in the Trenton Channel bound for Trenton Edison assisted by the tug Superior -
Mike Nicholls
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Duluth -
Ed Labernik
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The outbound American Century pushes through around 12” of broken ice in St. Louis Bay after loading iron ore pellets at CN Duluth.
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Tug Kentucky breaks a channel through ice for the American Century in St. Louis Bay of the Duluth Harbor.
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The tug Nels J. passes the stern of the American Century as it heads toward ice breaking near the CN Dock for the incoming Edgar B. Speer.
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The Century turns to port at Rice’s point in Superior Bay.
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The outbound Indiana Harbor passes the inbound James R. Barker in Superior Bay near the Calumet Fuel Dock.
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 The Edgar B. Speer in Superior Bay of the Duluth Harbor, on its way to the Calumet Fuel Dock.
       

Welland Canal
- Barry Andersen
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Radcliffe R. Latimer upbound headed for Lock 3
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Algomarine downbound entering Lock 3
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Algoway downbound clear of Lock 4 headed to Oswego
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Federal Satsuki (Mhl) downbound clear of Lock 3
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downbound under skyway
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Algoma Montrealais downbound clear of Lock 1 on what could be her last trip
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Algoma Montrealais pilothouse
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Algoma Montrealais and Algoma Transport wheelhouses
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Peter R. Cresswell upbound for Lock 2
 

Montrealais at  Messina N.Y.  Sept. 2011
- Joe DeMuth
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