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The waiting room of Griffing Flying Service in Sandusky. One of the the airline's routes flies from Sandusky to Pelee Island.

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Aubrey Chandler, right, an employee of Griffing Flying Service, checks-in passengers Diane Wurm, center, and Ron Prouch, left, of Aurora,Ohio, who are flying from Sandusky to Pelee Island.

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Pilot Lee Griffing flies the eight-seat plane from Sandusky to Pelee Island.

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Diane Wurm, left, walks dog Guinness, while her husband Tom Wurm, who is walking Tank, and Ron Prouch, right, of Aurora, follow close behind. The group flew from Sandusky to Pelee Island to spend some time in the cabin they own.

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Diane Wurm, left, Ron Prouch, center, and Tom Wurm, right, load up their truck to head out to their cabin. The group flew from Sandusky to Pelee Island using Griffing Flying Service because the ferries are not in service.

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The North Dock, also known as "Scudder Dock," is empty of any private or commercial boats.

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Bill Krestel stands in the Pelee Island Co-Operative Association where groceries, supplies, and medical supplies are for sale. The Pelee Island Post Office is also in the Co-Op.

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Judy Hooper, postmistress, works in the Canada Post Office located in The Pelee Island Co-Operative Association.

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Bill Krestel in the Pelee Island Co-Operative Association.

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A decoration on the front of The Anchor & Wheel Inn on Pelee Island.

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Craig Ryersee works on his 69-acre farm on Pelee Island.

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Craig Ryersee said that he would be planting soy bean seeds now but must postpone his planting because of the ferry not running.

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A killdeer bird on the island.

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Peele-Island-Vineyards

Pelee Island Vineyards will host a birder dinner in the next week.

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Neil Quiring, left, Pete Peters, center, and Henry Peters, right, have a fresh perch lunch and the Anchor Inn on Pelee Island.

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Pelee-coastline

A rocky area of coastline on Pelee Island.

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Pelee Island coastline

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Richard Holl speaks about how difficult it is for this Canadian island to be without any ferries while sitting in front of his shop "The Trading Post" on Pelee Island.

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A sign for The Trading Post owned by Richard Holl on Pelee Island.

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Richard Holl speaks about how difficult it is for this Canandian island to be without any ferries while sitting in front of his shop "The Trading Post" on Peele Island on May 3, 3012.

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Bruno Friesen, of the Pelee Island Vineyard stands near the growing grape vines.

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A red-winged blackbird sits on a wire near the Pelee Island Vineyard's grapevines.

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Bruno Friesen holds a bottle of their Pinot Grigio from the Pelee Island Vineyard.

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Passengers disembark the a Griffing Flying Service plane after a flight from Sandusky.

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Pelee-Island-west-dock

The West Dock of Pelee Island is where the ferries would usually dock to transport passengers. The dock is empty because the ferries have not been in service recently.

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