Friday, October 18, 2019

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Paul R Tregurtha departed Duluth 10/17/2019



Paul R Tregurtha departed Duluth departed Duluth this afternoon loaded with coal.

William A Irvin Move 10/16/2019



In a carefully planned move, the William A Irvin was returned to it's dock at the DECC in Duluth from Fraser Shipyard.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Home Again

William A Irvin arrived at the Minnesota Slip at 19:30 today.

William A Irving now being towed

News - at 15:40 today the tugs started bring the William A Irvin back to the Minnesota slip.

Cameras should be positioned for the move.

Den

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Roger Blough departed Two Harbors 10/15/2019



Roger Blough departed Two Harbors this afternoon loaded with iron pellets.

American Century departed Duluth 10/15/2019



American Century departed Duluth early this morning.

Mesabi Miner arrived Duluth 10/15/2019



Mesabi Miner arrived Duluth early this morning to load iron pellets.


Status update on the Two Harbors Depot Cam - The Good and the Bad news

First the good news is that the Boat Launch cam is still working, the bad news is that the Depot cam has failed. The Depot cam is in a very inaccessible location and access not available at this time. I am going to look at other options for the Depot cam location over the next few weeks and will keep you updated. Sorry for the inconvenience, Den

Monday, October 14, 2019

American Spirit departed Two Harbors 10/14/2019



American Spirit departed Two Harbors this morning loaded with iron pellets.


American Spirit at Two Harbors





Saturday, October 12, 2019

Bentleyville Tree Topping (Timelapse) 10/12/2019



Working through blowing snow, local ironworkers assemble the iron girders of the 2019 Bentleyville Tour of Lights Christmas Tree.

The 17 ton, 128ft tree will be decorated with more then 150,000 LED lights  and is the centerpiece of the famous light show.



Visit https://www.bentleyvilleusa.org for more details.


Thursday, October 10, 2019

Edgar B Speer makes a run for it , from Duluth 10/10/19



The Edgar B Speer high tailed it out of Duluth this afternoon try to beat the incoming storm front.

Manitoulin departed Duluth 10/10/1019



Manitoulin departed Duluth this afternoon.

Edwin H Gott departed, CSL Niagara arrived Two Harbors 10/10/2019



Edwin H Gott departed,  CSL St Laurent arrived Two Harbors early this morning.


Noreaster -- Archive

One year ago, a powerful Noreaster blow in from Lake Superior creating some spectacular scenes and lot's of shoreline damage, including the Duluth Lakewalk.
Here is a replay of a video taken at Tettgouche State Park near Silver Bay MN.


Monday, October 7, 2019

Roger Blough arrived, Great Republic departed Duluth 10/07/2019-Repost



Roger Blough arrived, Great Republic departed Duluth this afternoon.


Edgar B Speer arrived Duluth 10/07/2019



Edgar B Speer arrived Duluth this afternoon.

American Century departed Duluth 10/07/2019



American Century departed Duluth this morning loaded with coal.

G3 Marquis departed Superior 10/07/2019



G3 Marquis departed Superior this morning loaded with iron pellets.

William A Irvin returning to the Minnesota Slip soon! Depending on the winds!

The William A Irvin was moved from it's dock in the Minnesota Slip a little more then a year ago for work at the slip and on the boat.  The Irvin will be return soon, depending on winds to the slip where it will once again become a premier tourist attraction next year.

Here is a timelapse of the move last year.



A view of inside the William A Irvin Pilothouse.


Saturday, October 5, 2019

Gooseberry Falls State Park

Gooseberry Falls State Park is one of the premier parks along the North Shore of Lake Superior.

Happy River arrived Duluth 10/05/219



Happy River arrived Duluth early this rainy morning to unload more wind turbine tower sections. Happy River unloading timelapse in May of this year

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Hon James L Oberstar arriving and James R Barker waiting outside Silver ...



Hon James L Oberstar arriving and James R Barker waiting outside Silver Bay

Burns Harbor departed, Algoma Conveyor arrived Superior 10/03/2019



Burns Harbor departed, Algoma Conveyor arrived Superior

Edwin H Got and Cason J Callaway arrived Two Harbors 10/03/2019



Edwin H Got and Cason J Callaway arrived Two Harbors this afternoon


October Camera Streaming Fundraiser - Honor Roll



Thanks to all who donated to help the harborcams streaming costs in 2020 - we raised $5300 and all will got towards the camera streaming costs.

I am very grateful for all the support.

Hon James L Oberstar departed Duluth 10/03/2019



Hon James L Oberstar departed Duluth this afternoon.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Federal Seto departed Duluth 10/02/2019



Federal Seto departed Duluth this evening loaded with grain.

American Integrity departed Duluth 10/02/2019



American Integrity departed Duluth this afternoon loaded with iron pellets into a very strong east wind.

Erieborg arrived Duluth 10/02/2019



Erieborg arrived Duluth this afternoon.

Upcoming fundraiser for 2020 Camera Operations

Thank's to everyone who helps supports the camera operations. It has been a great year for boat watching, weather observing and viewing other harbor activities.
Every October I have a fundraiser to finance the camera operations for the coming year and it really helps out.
Here is the goal!
Raise enough funds to finance camera operations for 2020.
Costs:
11 cameras x $372/Yr = $4092
Internet connection = $100/mo = $1200
Total=$5292 

Thanks in advance! The Good Lord willing, I will be at this for another year.

I will be posting the funding thermometer soon.
Den

Cason J Callaway departed Duluth 10/02/2019



Cason J Callaway departed Duluth this morning.

Paul R Tregurtha departed Duluth 10/02/2019



Paul R Tregurtha departed Duluth overnight loaded with coal.

Hon. James L Oberstar arrived Duluth 10/01/2019



Hon. James L Oberstar arrived Duluth last night for Graymont Superior.

Cason J Callaway arrived Duluth 10/02/2019



Cason J Callaway arrived Duluth overnight with limestone