John G. Munson whistles a happy tune leaving Duluth

The John G. Munson departed Duluth on Tuesday afternoon, September 1, 2015, after loading iron ore pellets at the CN dock in West Duluth. It was her 13th trip to Duluth Superior this season. She made 20 trips last season. Listen to her whistle as she came under the Duluth Aerial Lift Bridge. … [Read more...]

Baie Comeau outbound with coal

The Baie Comeau departed Duluth on Friday evening, September 5th, 2014 with 32,000 tons of coal loaded at Midwest Energy Resources for delivery to Quebec where it will be offloaded into a larger, ocean going vessel for delivery to Europe. Click above to hear her salute us. … [Read more...]

Peter R. Cresswell blows her horn

The Peter R. Cresswell arrived Duluth at 4:40 on Wednesday afternoon to load iron ore pellets at the CN dock in West Duluth. This is her 4th trip here this season. On all those trips, she loaded iron ore pellets, the first 3 at the Burlington Northern dock in Superior. On one of the trips, she brought a cargo of salt to discharge before she loaded the pellets. … [Read more...]

CSL Tadoussac departs with pellets

Listen to her whistle on August 21, 2014 After a short wait at the anchorage just off the Duluth piers, the CSL Tadoussac came in to port (August 20, 2014) to load iron ore pellets at the CN dock in West Duluth. This was her 10th trip here this season, always loading iron ore pellets at either the Burlington Northern dock in Superior or the CN dock in West … [Read more...]

American Integrity says hello

Click below to listen to her whistle on August 15, 2014 The American Integrity arrived this morning (August 15, 2014) at 4:09 to load 66,000 tons of coal for Detroit Edison power plants in St. Clair and Monroe.  The American Century arrived at 1:50 this afternoon. She will load the same amount of coal at Midwest Energy and take it to the same destinations as the American … [Read more...]

Cedarglen makes some noise

Listen to the Cedarglen blow her whistle on July 19, 2014 The Cedarglen came into port on Saturday, July 19, 2014 and blew her whistle to the delight of all but two visitors, seen above. After that she went over to the CN dock to load sinter, which is, according to Wikipedia, “Sinter plants agglomerate iron ore fines (dust) with other fine … [Read more...]

Algoma Montrealais here for 2nd time this year

Listen to the Algoma Montrealais on July 15, 2014 The Algoma Montrealais makes her turn into the Duluth harbor after coming under the Duluth Aerial Lift Bridge on Tuesday evening, July 15, 2014. On this her second trip here this season, she brought cement to the Holcim dock. She was here 14 times last season; 8 times she brought cement; … [Read more...]

Arthur M. Anderson whistles

Listen to her blow her whistle on June 9, 2014 When the Arthur M. Anderson went under the Duluth Aerial Lift Bridge on June 9, 2014, she gave the customary salute. Photo above taken June 8, 2012 … [Read more...]

Tregurtha whistles to the crowd

Click below to hear her whistle as the Paul R. Tregurtha departed Duluth today (May 6, 2013). The Captain has a unique way of doing it and the Bridge usually follows the boat’s lead, as it did today. … [Read more...]

Indiana Harbor comes in for fuel

Listen to her whistle as she comes in: After spending the winter at Lakehead Pipeline in Superior, the Indiana Harbor departed using the Superior entry and came around to use the Duluth entry to come in for fuel (March 23, 2013, Saturday around 1 pm. She will depart later today for Two Harbors to load her first cargo of the year, iron ore … [Read more...]

First trip here for H. Lee White this season

The US flagged H. Lee White came into port on Tuesday afternoon, April 10, 2012, to load iron ore pellets at the CN dock for Quebec. She departed (above) on Wednesday afternoon. Click below to hear her parting salute: … [Read more...]