Category Archives: Canal Park

The grass is green, but The Lakeshore is white

Snow and ice are still hugging Canal Park and Park Point. Earlier today snow on the lake was near the East End, but now looks like it has melted.

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Fog and dirty snow

Today the tempature is mild (for us northerners) but the fog can be mystifying. I heard that it was raining in Pike Lake. It’s not raining along Skyline Drive, but the fog is think over the lake. Do you see the clock tower, and the Aerial Lift Bridge? And the smoke stack? The smoke stack […]

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Duluth Junk Hunt

On my way to the Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner, I saw this truck parked outside the door of the Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center. I thought it made an interesting sight and the sun shining on the packages helped liven up the photo. The words on the hood are Duluth Junk Hunt.

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Aerial Lift Bridge with a pig

Last I knew this little box car near Grandma’s Restaurant sold ice-cream treats. So this statue of a pig on the top of the box car surprised me. I’d rather have an ice-cream treat on a hot night than a pork sandwich.

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Forecast, windy with whitecaps, blowing sand and gravel

I know technically the above photos isn’t the best photo, but I figured my fans would be disappointed if they didn’t get a look at the our beautiful usually deep blue Lake Superior now colored brown with the whitecaps. The wind blew the cap of my head once, after that I held onto my hat. […]

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Ice-covered rocks near lighthouse

A friend and I watched a movie at the cinema on Harbor Drive. After the movie we walked by the Lakewalk near the hotels and the canal. When she first invited me to for walking along the Lakewalk, I didn’t want to because of the sub-zero temperature. But the more I thought about the more […]

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Steaming Lake Superior with ships

I’m not sure why all the ships are on the lake I can count six here. According to the Duluth Shipping News:┬áPlease be advised that due to the cold weather, ice is forming on Lake Superior causing vessels to move slowly and become delayed. There are also 12 foot waves on Lake Superior making vessels […]

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Bridged

When you are on your way to or from Park Point and you have to stop for the Aerial Lift Bridge go up to let a ship through you are “bridged.” This man was walking amongst bridged cars on Park Point.

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Horse carriage in Canal Park

Today was hot about 83 degrees and kinda of muggy.  

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Ore docks

A view from Lincoln Park High School of the ore docks. Notice the grass growing on the train tracks on the right. I’ve never been at a high enough elevations to see the tops of the tracks.

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