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Lousiana #4 – The Big Easy

We left Houma just before sunrise on Saturday for the challenging leg through New Orleans.  Thoughts of this leg frayed our nerves before we even left Houston – especially Dawn’s, since she was our designated line handler through the locks. … Continue reading

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Calcasieu, or Louisiana 2

The Calcasieu would be our first encounter with locks.  Along the GIWW, the locks are made to fit the large barges creeping all over the gulf coast. This one is almost 1/4 mile long.  They serve more to control saltwater … Continue reading

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