Photos: Up close with an ore boat in dry dock


The Kaye E. Barker ore boat sits in dry dock.
1 The Kaye E. Barker ore boat sits in dry dock. 
A worker enters the Kaye E. Barker
2 A worker enters the Kaye E. Barker 
Workers perform maintenance on the Kaye E. Barker.
3 Workers perform maintenance on the Kaye E. Barker. 
The giant propeller of the Kaye E. Barker
4 The giant propeller of the Kaye E. Barker 
Over 200 workers are doing maintenance.
5 Over 200 workers are doing maintenance. 
Dry dock at Fraser Shipyards in Superior
6 Dry dock at Fraser Shipyards in Superior 
Dry dock maintenance
7 Dry dock maintenance 
Tom Treen, chief engineer on the Kaye E. Barker
8 Tom Treen, chief engineer on the Kaye E. Barker 
A worker walked along the hull.
9 A worker walked along the hull. 
The John G. Munson from the Kaye E. Barker
10 The John G. Munson from the Kaye E. Barker 
Sawed in half and lengthened in the 1970s.
11 Sawed in half and lengthened in the 1970s. 
The engine room on the Kaye E. Barker
12 The engine room on the Kaye E. Barker 
A look inside the taconite hold
13 A look inside the taconite hold 
The deck of the Kaye E. Barker
14 The deck of the Kaye E. Barker 
A worker performs maintenance on the hull.
15 A worker performs maintenance on the hull. 
A ship out of water
16 A ship out of water