Algowood enters Duluth in icy water

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Four boats are expected to arrive in Duluth today. All four will load coal. Two of them are expected to depart later today. One of them, the Algowood, may be at anchor waiting to come in to load coal. On Sunday, 3 more boats will be coming under the Lift Bridge, all of them also loading coal. On Monday, 4 boats are expected in Duluth, 3 of them to load coal. The 4th, the Mesabi Miner, will take coal from here to Taconite Harbor today and will return on Monday to load iron ore pellets. Above, the Algowood was an early arrival this season, coming under the Lift Bridge on March 23rd. Photo taken on March 23, 2008
*submitted to the Duluth News Tribune for publication on 10-11-2008

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