Wednesday, October 23, 2019

James R Barker departed Duluth 10/23/2019

James R Barker departed Duluth this morning loaded with iron pellets.

1000 ft Lakers in Review as they pass through the Duluth Shipping Canal

Thirteen 1000 ft Lakers were built in the late 70's and early 80's to  efficiently transport ore and coal across the Great Lakes.

At one time or another all of these boats have visited Duluth to load the raw material to generate the power and make the steel that America needs.

This 3 minute video is a compilation of all of these huge vessels as they entered the Duluth Shipping Canal at one time or another.

1000ft Mesabi Miner arrived Duluth 10/23/2019

 Mesabi Miner arrived Duluth early this morning to load coal.

Monday, October 21, 2019

Storm Surge - Silver Bay Marina

The Silver Bay Marina on the North Shore of Lake Superior is a tranquil marina - "most of the time" and fantastic place to watch storms the rest of the time.