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Farewell to the 58

CHI Aviation recently said goodbye to one of their fleets. They posted online a couple of videos of three Sikorsky S-58Ts carrying out a flyby of their Howell MI headquarters before departing. Their fleet covers many types and a lot … Continue reading

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Bridge Lifts and Boat Passage

The movement of boats to Lake Michigan is a spring event with the bridges along the Chicago River being opened to allow the boats to get by without having to remove their masts.  It happens every spring and they all … Continue reading

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Festival of Light Fireworks

Every year in the run up to Christmas, the traders on the Magnificent Mile in Chicago have a parade to get the shoppers interested. The parade has a strong Disney theme to it and attracts large numbers of families with … Continue reading

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Michigan Avenue Bridgehouse

The Chicago tourist activities have been continuing.  Another local attraction I have never been to – and this one has no excuse since I have known about it for ages and it is visible from my window! – is the … Continue reading

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Saugatuck

Took a trip around the bottom of Lake Michigan to visit Saugatuk.  We have been there a couple of times before but this was a visit to take my Mum there.  We went during the week which certainly made for … Continue reading

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Thunder Over Michigan

I made a last minute decision to go to Thunder Over Michigan at Willow Run.  For some reason, I have never been to this show before.  I have seen plenty of interesting shots of the aircraft from previous years so … Continue reading

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