The long awaited Amsoil Arena opened Thursday night, December 30, 2010 with a men’s hockey game between the UMD Bulldogs and North Dakota Fighting Sioux. I like the TV on the scoreboard. Just like being at home!
Archives for December 2010
|… the American Century (formerly the Columbia Star) as she came into Duluth around noon on December 29th, 2010. The hand inside the hand belongs to John Kernohan, 2nd mate on the boat (inset). They are here to load 64,000 tons of low sulfur coal at Midwest Energy Resources in Superior. Later today, she will depart to take that cargo to Silver Bay.|
|Around 7:30 this morning (December 26, 2010), the James R. Barker (left) departed Duluth with 58,000 tons of coal for Minnesota Power at Taconite Harbor. The Walter J. McCarthy, Jr. (right) had spent a good part of Christmas Day waiting at the Murphy Fuel Terminal for the Barker to finish. With the Barker on her way out, you see the McCarthy moving away from the dock as she began the short trip to the Midwest Energy Coal Dock in Superior. Below, notice the black dots on the ice beyond the Barker. Those are fishing shacks. I myself do not like to be in a shack on the ice when I can see open water out the door. But then, I wasn’t born in Minnesota.|
The Great Lakes freighter Charles M. Beeghly arrived in Duluth in the afternoon of December 23rd, 2010 to pick up an iron ore pellet cargo. She makes about 6 trips a year to the Twin Ports of Duluth Superior.
The Great Lakes freighter Paul R. Tregurtha arrived in Duluth to load coal on December 21st, 2010. She is here about once a week throughout the shipping season that runs between mid March to mid January. It was a typical grey day in December in Duluth.
|The Indiana Harbor came into port this morning (December 22, 2010) to load 64,000 tons of coal at Midwest Energy Resources in Superior. She will depart here to deliver the coal to Detroit Edison power plants in St. Clair, Michigan before returning around the 27th to do it again.|