Calumet here with salt

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The Calumet came under the Duluth Aerial Lift Bridge on Saturday morning, September 6, 2014 with a cargo of salt to discharge at the Hallett #8. This is her first visit here this season; she was here twice last year; loading iron ore pellets on each trip; she brought salt in on her September 23rd trip before loading pellets. Later in the day, the John G. Munson came into port and I got a picture of Nick getting a picture of the Munson.
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Calumet here for 2nd time this season

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The Calumet came under the Duluth Aerial Lift Bridge this afternoon (December 18, 2013) to load iron ore pellets at the CN dock in West Duluth. This was her second trip here this season; she has been here 20 times since 1996. Of course, before she was sold in 2008, she came as the David Z. Norton and the David Z. Above, the Bentleyville Christmas ‘tree’ is in the foreground; that is the South Pier Inn hiding behind the bow of the boat. Below, the Calumet passes by the ice breaker Katmai Bay; she was out breaking ice!
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Calumet enters harbor-Vista Star watches

Calumet enters Duluth harbor as the Vista Star passes by
The Calumet arrived Duluth on July 31, 2011. It was her first visit this year to the Twin Ports. She was here once last year and once the year before.
Calumet enters the Duluth ship canal on Sunday, July 31, 2011

David Z. Norton

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The David Z. Norton’s main job since it was built in 1973 is to carry taconite up the Cuyahoga River in Cleveland to the J & L Steel plant, now called ISG (International Steel Group Inc.). At only 630 long, it was built for moving cargo on rivers and is not up here at the other end of the Great Lakes very often, making only one trip in 1996, 1998, 1999 and 2002. It made three trips here in 2003 and two last year. It will be here today for the second time this season, bringing limestone loaded in Calcite, Michigan.
*submitted to the Duluth News Tribune for publication on 12-09-2005

David Z. Norton

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The David Z. Norton was here four times last year. It was built in 1973 especially to carry taconite up the Cuyahoga River from Cleveland to the J & L Steel plant, now called ISG (International Steel Group Inc.). It still does that most of the time but does make occasional trips up to Duluth and Taconite Harbor, usually bringing limestone up and loading taconite for a lower lakes port. Photo taken September 26, 2003.
*submitted to the Duluth News Tribune for publication on 05-20-2005

David Z. Norton

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The David Z. Norton was here once in 1996, 1998, 1999 and 2002. It made three trips here in 2003. The boat’s main job since it was built in 1973 is to carry taconite up the Cuyahoga River in Cleveland to the J & L Steel plant, now called ISG (International Steel Group Inc.). Photo taken September 26, 2003.
*submitted to the Duluth News Tribune for publication on 05-24-2004