The steamer Herbert C. Jackson
arrives at the Duluth ship canal on April 26 to load grain
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as seen from the Aerial Lift Bridge, makes the turn up river towards Superior.
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Loading grain at Superior's Cenex-Harvest States terminal elevator. The orginal head house was built in 1942,
with new storage silos added in the late 40s and early 50s.
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The shiploading gallery was added during the 1961 shipping season to accomodate loading ocean vessels.
makes about a half-dozen trips each season for grain at the head of the lakes.
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On a good day the Jackson
can load in about five hours before leaving port. Before the use of self-unloaders
in the grain trade a round-trip could take up to a week to complete.
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Close-up view of spring wheat pouring into the cargo hold on the Jackson
. The Jackson
a half-dozen trips each season for grain at the head of the lakes.
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