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October 1, 2014

St. Clair River at Marine City on Tuesday - Don Detloff
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Algoma Discovery
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Buffalo - Brian W.
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Karen Andrie - Endeavor unloading at the Noco Product Terminal as seen from the South Grand Island bridge in Tonawanda. The NRG Huntley plant can be seen in the distance.
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closer view of the unloading pier at Noco. This is the furthest down stream active shipping dock on the Tonawanda Channel of the upper Niagara River.
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A telephoto view of the tug in the notch of her barge. It was only their 2nd trip here since these two were paired up in 2009

St. Clair River - Ryan Lehr
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 Dorothy Ann Pathfinder stern view just before passing the Cedarglen heading downbound.
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Dorothy Ann Pathfinder passing the Cedarglen on the St. Clair River.
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Cedarglen stern view heading up the St. Clair River

Welland Canal - Doug Hyatt
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CCGS  Private Robertson V.C. docked at Port Colborne filling up with potable water.
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Pilot boat J.W. Cooper downbound from Lake Erie.
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CSL Whitefish Bay upbound  from Lock 8 into Lake Erie.
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Kaministiqua exiting lock 1 as the bridge casts strange shadows on her bow.
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Elbeborg approaching Lock 1.
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Everlast with the barge Norman McLeod sliding the wall into Lock 1.
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Soo and Rotary Park ship images -
Tedd Prater
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Niagara upbound St. Clair River - Charles Miller
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Seaway - Ron Beaupre
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BBC Austria passing Mariatown on her way up the St. Lawrence.
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Algoma Montrealais passing Duncan Park at Mariatown.
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She is on her way to Clarkson to load cement.
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Algoma Hansa passing Mariatown on a trip from Halifax to Oakville.

Soo - Ian McLauchlan
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Stewart Cort waiting for the Ken Booth Sr./Lakes Contender to pass out of the Poe lock
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Cort leaving the Poe lock
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Mesabi Miner entering the Poe lock.  Passenger ship Pearl Mist in the background leaving Sault Ste Marie, Ontario for Lake Huron
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Miner has almost filled the lock
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Everyone relaxing (on the bridge and on shore) while the lock fills
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Miner and Tecumseh pass west of the locks

Seaway - Jacques Gauthier
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Tugfest in Midland, Ontario - George Lee
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Goderich - Steve Cudmore
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Gerald D. Neville downbound at "The Shallows" in the upper St. Marys River - Graham Grattan
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Alpena, Cedarville and Calcite - Ben & Chanda McClain
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American Spirit loading at Calcite
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Joseph Block & Philip R. Clarke at Cedarville
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Herbert C. Jackson towed out by the Washington in the Buffalo River Entrance Channel - Brian W.
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St. Clair River traffic - Kevin Majewski
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Tug Manitou and Bramble downbound passing Detroit bound for Nicholson's Ecorse - Capt. Mike Nicholls
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Mary Hannah and barge downbound passing Detroit.

Point Edward/Sarnia - Marc Dease
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Arthur M. Anderson downbound at 1 & 2.
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Saginaw making the turn at 1 & 2.
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Spruceglen takes on a load at the elevator.
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Algowood downbound at 1 & 2.
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Atlantic Erie downbound at 1 & 2.
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Algoma Spirit downbound at 1 & 2.
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Paul R. Tregurtha downbound at Black River entrance.
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Buffalo heads into Lake Huron.
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Pineglen downbound at 1 & 2.
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Algoma Harvester making the turn at 1 & 2.
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Kaministiqua downbound at 1 & 2.
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Sam Laud heads into Lake Huron.
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Algosteel making the turn at 1 & 2.
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Algoway making the turn at 1 & 2

Seaway - Ron Beaupre
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Zhuang Yuan Ao passing Loyalist Park, below Iroquois Lock.
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The Chestnut visits South Chicago - Lou Gerard
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Manistee in Holland - Marc & Jill Vander Meulen
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She arrived with a load of stone and the appreciative spectators at Kollen Park received two salutes as she passed.
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Forward end crew on deck
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Aft end crew
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Seaway - Murray Blancher
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Soo - David Kaye
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Algoma Navigator upbound at the International Bridge.
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Pineglen downbound at the West Pier.
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Algoscotia upbound at the Bridge.
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Mesabi Miner downbound approaching the Poe Lock.
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Mesabi Miner in the Poe Lock.
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Baie St Paul downbound approaching the Poe Lock.
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Lady Doris downbound at the West Pier.
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Isolda downbound at the West Pier.
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Stewart J. Cort downbound passing Rotary Park.
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Algoma Discovery upbound at Rotary Park.
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Sam Laud tied up at the west Pier.
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Alpena upbound leaving the MacArthur Lock.

Green Bay - Steve Bauer
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After departing South Chicago the day before with a load of coal, the John G. Munson slowly navigates through the Canadian National (former GBW) bridge on the Fox River in Green Bay just after sunrise on Saturday morning.  Thank goodness for the Boatnerd AIS, as she took a shortcut through Deaths Door and arrived at Green Bay an hour or so earlier than I had anticipated.
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Clear of the bridge, she slides through the calm waters approaching Dousman Street.
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Passing the visiting Tall Ship Peacemaker approaching Walnut Street. 
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There isn't much traffic to stop this time of morning on Mason Street as the John Munson passes through the bridge.
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Unloading at the Reiss Dock.
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About three hours behind the John G. Munson, the Alpena approaches the entrance to the Fox River with a load of cement for Lafarge.
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Fishermen go about their morning routines as the Alpena passes.
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The Alpena catches the attention of patrons at the local eateries and shops along the river near Walunt Street.
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Setting up for the move through the former Milwaukee Road bridge.  The crew made it look easy.

Welland Canal - Skip Gillham
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Peter R. Cresswell leaving Lock 3
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Peter R. Cresswell passing Algoma Harvester above Lock 3
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Algoma Harvester entering Lock 3
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Huron Spirit
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Leonard M. - Port Colborne
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Whitefish Bay - Port Colborne
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Private Robertson V.C. - Port Colborne
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Finnborg - Port Colborne
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Baie Comeau - Above Lock 3

Busy day last Sunday at the International Bridge, in the Soo - Jim Hoffman (Sault Ste Marie Michigan)
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Atlantic Erie with Soo Locks Tour Boat
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Lake Contender under International Bridge
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Algoma Spirit near sunset
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 Paul Tregurtha and James Barker
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Buffalo night view
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James L Kuber tug barge waiting under the International Bridge Sault Ste Marie Michigan.
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With James L Oberstar passing


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