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Selection of  Photos From 2008 Season


2008 Season began March 26, 2008.

Upbound the St. Marys River at Mission Point meeting the USCG Buckthorn, May 28, 2008.
Roger LeLievre

Approaching the MacArthur Lock at the Soo,
May 28, 2008. Roger LeLievre

Raising in the lock. Roger LeLievre

Into the upper pool and ready to go.
Roger LeLievre

Side view. Eric Holmes

Into Hamilton Harbor. Eric Holmes

At Dofasco, May 24, 2008.
John McCreery

Upbound the St. Clair River, May 26, 2008.
Marc Dease

Approaching Welland Canal's Bridge 5,
May 24, 2008. Michel Gosselin

On Lake Ontario arriving at the Burlington Ship Canal, May 24, 2008. John McCreery

Another view. Rob Wolcott

New stack markings. Rob Wolcott

Downbound at Windmill Pointe, May 13, 2008.
Alex & Max Mager

Leaving Welland Canal's Lock 3, May 15, 2008.
Bill Bird

Welland Canal heading for Lock 2.
Bill Bird

Upbound the St. Clair River at Port Huron,
May 18, 2008. Marc Dease

Upbound the Detroit River from the J.W. Westcott mailboat, May 9, 2008. Ron Piskor

Approaching the ELR for a delivery. Ron Piskor

"Mail by the Pail" delivery. Ron Piskor

The Westcott in receipt of a salute from the ELR courtesy of Capt. Eric Treece. Ron Piskor
Sound File

Click image for salute given while passing the J.W. Westcott offices on the Detroit River. Ron Piskor

Leaving Hamilton, ON via the Burlington canal,
May 8, 2008. Michel Gosselin

A steamy salute. Michel Gosselin

Into Lake Ontario. Michel Gosselin

Silhouette on Lake Huron in the early morning sun, Apr. 27, 2008. Rob Butler

Coming off of Lake Huron. Rob Butler

Downbound the St. Clair River at Algonac State Park, Apr. 27, 2008. Don Detloff

Bow view. Don Detloff

Downbound the St. Clair River at Vantage Point, Port Huron, Apr. 19, 2008. BoatNerd Staff

Steam whistle salute. BoatNerd Staff

Arriving at the Soo's West Pier, Apr. 26, 2008.
Ted Fewchuk

Into the MacArthur Lock and the Lee A. Tregurtha into the Poe Lock, Apr. 26, 2008. Ted Fewchuk

Entering Lock 8, Port Colborne. Al Howard

Departing Lock 8. Al Howard

At the Soo Carbide Dock, Apr. 18, 2008.
Cathy Kohring

Another view. Cathy Kohring

Upbound the Welland Canal passing under Bridge 5,
Apr. 13, 2008. Michel Gosselin

Stern view. Michel Gosselin

Leaving Lock 7. Bob Dowson

Stern view meeting the Federal Polaris.
Bob Dowson

Approaching the Burlington canal from Lake Ontario, Apr. 11, 2008. John McCreery

Sliding under the bridges in the fog. John McCreery

Unloading at Dofasco, Hamilton, ON,
Apr. 11, 2008. John McCreery

Being fueled by the bunkering tanker Hamilton Energy while unloading. John McCreery

Arriving at Duluth, MN, Apr. 5, 2008. 
Matt Ludvigson

Another view. Matt Ludvigson

A steamy salute. Matt Ludvigson

Passing under the Duluth lift bridge.
Matt Ludvigson

From Detroit to Port Huron, April 3, 2008.  Ron Piskor

Detroit River passing Zug Island and the
United States Steel Works.

Passing Zug Island's "D" furnace.

Passing under the Ambassador Bridge.

The steeples of Saint Anne's Detroit.

The skyline of Detroit.

William Livingstone Memorial Light
on Belle Isle.

Light 23 in the St. Clair River "flats" by Harsens Island & Sans Sousi.

Town of St. Clair on the St. Clair River.

Passing under the Bluewater Bridges at Port Huron.

Heading into Lake Huron.

Under the bridge at Port Colborne, Mar.30, 2008.
John McCreery

Bow view approaching Welland Canal's Lock 8.
John McCreery

Stern view into Lock 8. John McCreery

At the old guard gate above Lock 7. Bill Bird

Stern view. Andy Severson

Downbound at Vantage Point, Port Huron.
Frank Frisk

Passing Algonac State Park on the St. Clair River,
Mar. 29, 2008. Don Detloff

Welland Canal at Port Colborne, ON, Mar. 30, 2008.
Jeff Cameron

In ice coming off of Lake Huron at Point Edward, ON, Mar. 29, 2008. Jeff Mast

From the Port Huron side. Bruce Hurd

Blowing a salute approaching the Bluewater Bridges, Mar. 29, 2008. Herm Klein

Stern view showing steam from the salute and new stack markings, Mar. 29, 2008. Wayne Brown

New paint at Superior, WI getting ready to start the 2008 season, Feb. 23, 2008. Chris Mazzella

Another view. Chris Mazella

Downbound at the Rock Cut at the Soo,
Mar. 28, 2008.  Roger LeLievre

Salute! Roger LeLievre


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