I was surprised to see a tugboat on an early morning walk along the Erie Canal. Its been cold in the mornings and the pleasure boats and packet boats have been gone for weeks and here was a wonderful Tugboat there in the morning sun. This is one of the larger tugs along the Erie Canal and has temporarily replaced the Tug Urger as it is being dry-docked and repaired. This tug goes from town to town along the Erie, having elementary school classes tour it.
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