Tag Archives: Mackinac Bridge

Vol XVIII – #153 – A Special Sunrise

(Report by Jim)   We were met with a spectacular Leland sunrise this morning. I wish I had looked earlier because this was not the peak. The photos were already posted everywhere by the time I got down to the shore. I guess I’m old fashioned, I choose to lug the camera and bag down to the shore. If I miss… Read more »

Vol XVIII – #152 – Spinnakers

(Report by Jim)   Nice to see a spinnaker out. You rarely see these out anymore. This M-Scow was moving fast downwind and that’s exactly what you use them for.   I took the photo above on a bridge somewhere around Muskegeon, I think. I’ve passed this many times over the years and never had a good sky until now. So,… Read more »

Vol XVII – #350 – Sunday Berging

.Spring is just 2 days away. It’s a beautiful day in our neighborhood. I messed up today.  Before noon I drove to Leland and took the picture above of the “Berging” crew sawing the ‘berg” and returned back to town at 1:10 to take the photo below thinking it was the same group that I saw cutting the ice. I have no idea who is… Read more »

Vol XVII – #346 – Nice, But It’s Not Spring Yet

  A video taken of the “berging” on Sunday has been viewed 26.2K times so far… Wow! Again!! The “bergers” were a group from Traverse City and celebrated the cruise at the Bluebird. The ice as said to be 5 to 6 inches thick and was falling apart as they made their way.                … Read more »

Vol XVII – #345 – Another Winter Day Waiting For Spring

A video taken of the “berging” on Sunday has been viewed 18.4K times so far… Wow!  I would like to know who and where the “berging” crew were from. The sun is trying to take over and the less than a inch of new snow is melting.