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Not Jetster 1

Well, a DHC-2 Beaver is not a jet although it’s a fantastic aerial platform.  Here a John Deere moves the aircraft into the water, where it becomes a boat, complete with a set of paddles.  Welcome to Beaver Air Tours.  Call me floatster. When we get the green light, we taxi out towards the LaFarge dock […]

GWA8: following Huron

Although I’m a newbie, this being only my second run on Huron, I suspect this view dominates the experience of crossing Huron, possibly Superior also, which I’ve not traversed.  Huron is the inland sea with the longest shoreline, surrounded by sparse population.  Sarnia, the largest city on Huron has about 70,000; Port Huron, 30,000; and […]

Go West 12

We had a long transit from Detroit to Mackinac, so here are a lot of photos, starting with Federal Kumano and Ambassador Bridge in the distance; passing steel operations,     and the mailboat Westcott. Near central Detroit a pilot boards Federal Kumano from Huron Maid. Entering Lake St. Clair, we pass Philip R. Clarke,  […]