Archives for May 2005

Indiana Harbor salutes the bridge

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Through the day, we expect 4 of the 13 thousand footers on the Great Lakes to arrive in the port. One of them, the Indiana Harbor (above), will load coal at Midwest Energy Resources in Superior for delivery to Ontario Power Generation in Nanticoke.
*submitted to the Duluth News Tribune for publication on 05-31-2005

Canadian Enterprise arrives Duluth

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The Canadian Enterprise should be here today to load low sulfur coal brought to Superior by train from Wyoming and Montana. Above, it is in the Duluth ship canal in August, 2002, coming here to load the same cargo.
*submitted to the Duluth News Tribune for publication on 05-30-2005

Callaway sailaway

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The Cason J. Callaway is here with limestone that was loaded in Calcite, Michigan. The Callaway is one of the more popular boats that come to Duluth. It always attracts a crowd, as it did above on August 12th last year.
*submitted to the Duluth News Tribune for publication on 05-29-2005

Block brings rock

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The Joseph L. Block brought in a load of limestone for the DM&IR Dock in West Duluth. It will depart today for Two Harbors to load taconite for a lower lakes port. The boat was built for Inland Steel in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin and is named for a former chairman of the board of Inland Steel who was born in 1902. He was chairman from 1959 to 1967.
*submitted to the Duluth News Tribune for publication on 05-28-2005

Block passes North Pier Light

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The Joseph L. Block is expected to arrive in Duluth today with a load of limestone for the DM&IR Dock in West Duluth. It was built for Inland Steel in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin in 1976. The boat is named for a former chairman of the board of Inland Steel who was born in 1902. He was chairman from 1959 to 1967.
*submitted to the Duluth News Tribune for publication on 05-27-2005

Canadian Transport bound for Nanticoke

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The Canadian Transport is here loading about 30,000 tons of low sulfur coal brought here by train from mines in Wyoming and Montana. It will take that cargo to Ontario Power Generation at Nanticoke.
*submitted to the Duluth News Tribune for publication on 05-25-2005

Mesabi Miner here for coal

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The Mesabi Miner will be coming here today from Taconite Harbor to load coal at the Midwest Energy Resources coal dock in Superior. That cargo will be taken to a Detroit Edison power plant at St. Clair, Michigan.
*submitted to the Duluth News Tribune for publication on 05-24-2005