Sunday, April 29, 2012
Saginaw River Passages - April 28th & 29th
Traffic on the Saginaw River has picked up in recent days. Saturday saw the tug Joe Thompson, Jr and the barge Joseph H. Thompson call on the Lafarge Stone Dock in Essexville to unload. The pair were outbound for the lake Saturday night. Sunday morning saw American Integrity calling on the Consumers Energy Dock in Essexville to unload coal. She backed from the dock and was outbound to turn around in the Saginaw Bay and head for the lake, later in the afternoon. Olive L. Moore - Lewis J. Kuber were next in, traveling upriver to unload at the Burroughs dock in Zilwaukee. The pair went up to turn in the Sixth Street turning basin and were outbound for the lake Sunday evening. Algorail was inbound during the late afternoon for a return trip to unload salt at the Sargent dock in Zilwaukee. She was expected to be outbound late Saturday night or early Monday morning.