A Laker arrives in Duluth Through thick Sea Smoke.
Tug BAYFIELD did much of its work here in Duluth-Superior Harbor for the US Army Corps of Engineers.
Split Rock Lighthouse - December Full Moon
The moon passes behind Split Rock Lighthouse as it slips into the heavens.
January 1st - January full moon at Split Rock LIghthouse.
Full Moon at Split Rock
January 10th - The January Full Moon transits up the horizon on a cold January evening.
Laker coming in for winter layup through ice fog.
The first below zero days of winter always brings an expectation of unusual weather phenomena near Lake Superior and this morning was no exception. With the temperatire if -5F, the chilled waters of Lake Superior shrowded this ocean freighter in icy fog, while the rising sun cast its rays across the landscape.
Fishing Shack on Stony Point
This shack served it's purpose many years ago, and now stands in silent watch over Lake Superior. It's working days are over, but, like an old grandpa, it represents an important heritage to those who pass by.
Sea Smoke Sunrise
-22F produces magnificent scenery around Lake Superior.
January 3rd - The Cason J Calaway arrives in Duluth on a frigid January morning.
January 12th - Lake Superior lets off steam as the last ship of the seson enters the Duluth Shipping Canal. -20F creates ice fog near the lake as frigid artic air envelopes the Northland.
January 14th - January rollers come ashare at Split Rock Lighthouse.
January 17th - Warm colors a a winter sunrise casts a glow over steam clouds rising from Lake Superior on this -35 below zero morning.
Icicles hang from a bench, seeming to be waiting until summer.
Water on Ice
The waming sun of approaching Spring begins the melting season.
Ice Fishing at Brighton Beach
Ice fishing is a favorite pastime for locals.
Wisconsin Point Lighhouse
January 5th - Built in 1913, the Wisconsin Point Lighhtouses has stood watch over the Wisconsin Entry for more than 100 years.
Lights in the Mist
The morning sun rises behin the North Pier Lighthouse in Duluth.