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S.S. Columbia heads to Buffalo

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The S.S. Columbia begins her 36 hour journey from Toledo to Buffalo, New York, towed by Great Lakes Towing tugs the New Jersey and the Michigan.

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The Michigan is positioned near the S.S. Columbia as she is towed out of the slip by the New Jersey.

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The S.S. Columbia is towed out of her slip by the New Jersey (not pictured) and the Michigan, right.

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The S.S. Columbia begins its 36 hour journey from Toledo to Buffalo, N.Y., towed by Great Lakes Towing tugs the New Jersey and the Michigan.

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CTY tow02p The S.S. Columbia, towed out of the slip by the New Jersey, begins to be aligned to go down the Maumee River, while the tug Michigan, pictured, prepares to tow her to Lake Erie and Buffalo, New York. The S.S. Columbia begins her 36 hour journey from Toledo, Ohio to Buffalo, New York, towed by Great Lakes Towing tugs the New Jersey and the Michigan on September 1, 2015. The Blade/Jetta Fraser

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Workers on the Michigan pull in a tow line to the S.S. Columbia as they begin the journey to Buffalo, New York.

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The S.S. Columbia is turned toward Lake Erie by the New Jersey, left, as the Michigan, right, moves to tow her down the Maumee River to Lake Erie and Buffalo, N.Y.

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Two workers move a tow line from the side to place it at the front for towing by the tug Michigan.

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