From Rock Island Passage North to the iron ore docks in Escanaba, Mich.
Ice Coverage of the Great Lakes in Feb
Most years the ships start leaving town in mid-March…it just depends on the economy and the need for iron ore/coal or limestone
The 1000' Edwin Gott was repowered this winter and the new engines are on schedule to be fired up this week.
There wasn’t nearly as much ice as I expected…it would be easy to launch a kayak in several places…maybe I should mount the rack on the van…
I walked the shore south for a mile, and then headed back on the inland trail.
As I walked down the dune, the tug disappeared until only the mast was left.