Tag: Corps of Engingeers
Summer arrives early
What started out as a cool and foggy morning quickly morphed into a hot and hazy day, with temperatures getting up into the 90s. The water remains cold, keep temperatures right by the river rather moderate. Traffic was fairly typical of a summer Saturday though.
A ducky Wednesday on the river
Another lovely day with winds dropping and the sun shining. Recreational boaters were out in force but commercial shipping was fairly light.
Warmer weather and fairly light winds made for nice conditions, with winds out of the northwest swinging around to the south by the end of the day. AT/B traffic on the river was fairly heavy in the afternoon.
The barge in your backyard
For some time I have been wanting to write an explainer article for my neighbors about the barges and tugs we see anchored along the Hudson every day. Thousands of people observe these vessels daily but most have very little idea what they are and what they do. Thanks to the West Side Rag, an…
Back in the fog
The wind swung around to the northeast Thursday and brought in wet weather and more fog, not ideal conditions for river traffic and even less ideal for photographing river traffic. The DEP’s Red Hook sludge tanker came through early, servicing the North River sewage plant and ferrying residual solids to the Hunts Point plant for…