boats

Ship at Allouez I

On top of the light hoop, 160-feet up, a ship comes into port, ready to load-up. If you look really close, you can see my shadow cast on the dock below, courtesy of the full moon.

Big Float

A full harbor on a hot summer evening, just after twilight, as seen from atop the castle walls.

Spot the Tugs

A stern-mounted spotlight and a fleet of former US Army tugs that are still used to break ice and nudge ships into slips.

Elevator Row

Looking out across the elevator row from Portland Huron’s roof. Don’t you love the color of the sky?

20 Person Life Boat

The aft lifeboat survived auction, although now all it holds is an emergency ladder to help men who’ve fallen overboard get on deck.

The JB Ford at P&R

For years, the Ford was docked next to the former Pennsylvania and Reading Railroad anthracite coal dock.

Corps Tug

A US Army Corps of Engineers tug, tied at the end of the pier before the American Victory was parked here.