Archives for November 2010

Alder departs Duluth

The Duluth Coast Guard cutter Alder left today (above, November 29, 2010) to finish up their year’s work on Aids to Navigation before coming back in December to battle the Duluth Superior ice. Aids to Navigation are man-made objects used by mariners to determine their position on the water or to maintain a safe course. They include buoys, day beacons, lights … [Read more...]

Bentleyville pictures; comment question

Bentleyville, 2010, is a great place to catch the Christmas spirit, to say nothing of taking some interesting pictures with your camera, phone or whatever you have in your pocket. Above, you see a picture I took of the Bentleyville version of Duluth’s Aerial Lift Bridge with an ore carrier about to go under.  I don’t usually talk much about Photoshop;  it has become a … [Read more...]

Thanks, salt water ships and tugboats …

… for making the Twin Ports of Duluth Superior an exciting place to live. Specifically, the Three Rivers, above, top for coming in this afternoon (Thanksgiving, 2010) to load wheat, and thanks to the Orla, above, bottom, for departing for the port of Pasajes, Spain (below) at the same time with some of our mid-western wheat. … [Read more...]

The Paul R. Tregurtha in Twin Ports for coal

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Birchglen comes to Duluth Minnesota

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