CSL Assiniboine loads first cargo

Half a new boat was in the Twin Ports yesterday. With a new hull, the 730 foot Jean Parisien arrived in Superior Saturday morning as the 739′ 10″  CSL Assiniboine. Taconite at the Burlington Northern Dock (above) was the first cargo loaded into the new vessel.
*submitted to the Duluth News Tribune for publication on 07-10-2005
Kenneth Newhams :