Wednesday, August 27, 2014

1000ft Indiana Harbor arrived Duluth 8/27/2014

1000ft Indiana Harbor arrived Duluth at 15:30 today

SS Meteor

The World's Last Whaleback Ship----The SS Meteor museum is the last remaining of these innovative ships designed by Captain Alexander Mc Dougall. Launched from Superior in 1896, she carried a variety of cargo on the Great Lakes, including iron ore, cars and oil.
 SS Meteor

Monday, August 25, 2014

Presque Isle and HHL Congo arrived Duluth 08/25/2014

Presque Isle and HHL Congo arrived Duluth at 11:00 this morning

Duluth Airshow - Jet Truck

While the flying machines where grounded at the Duluth Airshow on Saturday, the awesome "Jet Truck" powered down the runway at over 300MPH.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Invisible Light - Thermal Infrared image of William A Irvin

Our eyes are incredible creations, but, sometimes it's interesting to look at things through a camera that can see heat. Here is a thermal image alongside a standard image of the William A Irvin -- The red color is warm and the green is cool.
William A Irvin - Thermal IR

Monday, August 11, 2014

Paul R Tregurtha arrived Duluth Monday 8/11/2014

The 1000ft Paul R Tregurtha arrived Duluth at 18:30 Duluth Monday evening

CSL Assiniboine backs through the Duluth Shipping Canal 08/11/2014

How do you back a 730 ft Laker through the Duluth Shipping Canal? Very Carefully!

After coming into Duluth to refuel, the CSL CSL Assiniboine captain chose to back his boat back out into the lake rather then turn around.  On the scanner he stated that he would like to try something different.  --crazy Canadians

The CSL Assiniboine sailed to the superior Entry where it is waiting it's turn to load at the BN  Docks.

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Birds Eye View of Bayfront Blues Fest

The 26th Annual Bayfront Blues Festival is going on this weekend in Duluth - the crowd was already large Friday afternoon.
Bayfront Blues Festival 2014

Summer in Duluth

The Zenith City is a special place where God pulls together land, sea, and sky to create a masterpiece called Duluth.

James R Barker arrived Duluth Friday 8/8/2014

1000ft James R Barker arrived Duluth Friday on a beautiful August evening.

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Lady Doris arrived Duluth 08/07/2014

Lady Doris
Lady Doris
The Liberian flagged Lady Doris arrived in Duluth this morning to discharge a shipment of kaolin clay at the Port Terminal.
Lady Doris

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Fortunagracht (Dutch) arrives and Departs Duluth 8/4/2014

On it's first visit to Duluth, the Fortunagracht (Dutch) arrived at 2:00, dropped off some windmill parts, and departed by 17:30
Fortunagracht (Dutch) unloading