The Edwin H. Gott arrived Duluth for winter layup on January 17, 2018. She only made one other trip this season to the Twin Ports, on July 27. She made no cargo trips here in 2016 and only 3 in 2015. This year, she usually loaded in Two Harbors, taking iron ore pellets from there to Detroit and Gary, among other ports. Above, she has just docked at the Port Terminal for layup (January 17, 2018). Final Layup list for … [Read more...] about Gott arrives for layup 2017-18; last traffic for the 2017 season
Archives for January 2018
Alder Commander Charter B. Tschirgi brought his Alder back to Duluth around 4 pm today (January 11, 2018). While I am hiding in a sick bed, I did hear his whistle when he went under the Lift Bridge today and managed to get a screen capture from my web cam (above). He reports the following: We just returned from helping the Thunder Bay, Whitefish Bay and CSL Assiniboine lay up in Thunder Bay yesterday. We set in a "spring" breakout track from … [Read more...] about Alder back from Thunder Bay today
The American Integrity arrived Duluth on January 5, 2018 around 1 pm (above). She is over at the CN loading iron ore pellets. Below, the Edgar B. Speer departed Duluth about an hour later after getting gas at Husky Energy. She is now at the outside anchorage waiting to load iron ore pellets at the BNSF. This is the 28th trip the American Integrity has made to the Twin Ports this season. She was here 31 times last season. We see the Speer not … [Read more...] about American Integrity in, Edgar B. Speer out
There are, I think, 7 boats at anchor off the Duluth piers waiting to go to BNSF in Superior and one, the Algoma Equinox, waiting to go to the CN in Two Harbors. These are pictures I took of those boats around 2 PM Wednesday, January 3, 2018. I am writing this at 4 PM the same afternoon. There will be changes as time goes on. Please let me know if you think I have the wrong names for any of the vessels. Above, the St. Clair is at anchor just off … [Read more...] about There are 8 vessels waiting off the Duluth piers today
The Thunder Bay arrived in the icy Duluth harbor around noon today (January 2, 2018) with a cargo of salt she will discharge at the Hallett #8 dock. She will then move to Two Harbors to load iron ore pellets. This her 29th trip here this season and the second time she brought a salt cargo to discharge; the previous time was her last trip here on November 29, 2017. She loaded iron ore pellets at the CN Duluth dock twice this season; the rest of … [Read more...] about The Thunder Bay here with salt on January 2, 2018.