Port of Detroit

© Kathy Wesserling

Port of Detroit

Barbara Mason Student 2/3/2013 1:21:35 PM

A beautiful composition Kathy - Huge Congratulations for a job well done !! #1512719

Kathy Wesserling 2/3/2013 1:43:26 PM

Thanks, Barbara. Dossin is the museum that houses the anchor from the Edmund Fitzgerald. It is located on our island Park (Belle Isle) - on the opposite side from which I shot this picture. #10552241

Joannie M. Bertucci 2/16/2013 1:32:45 PM

OMG, I am so thrilled for you Kathy and this fabulous honor for your majestic image! Did someone have smelling salts for you when you found out? :-) I bet I know where to find you once the project is finished! Outstanding girl friend! #10570959

Kathy Wesserling 2/16/2013 4:52:24 PM

lollllllllllll. Joannie, they are already planning a field trip for the residents of my Senior/Handicap Apartments. I'm almost scared to think of it too much, for fear of jinxing it. #10571121

Usman M. Bajwa 2/17/2013 9:26:02 PM

Cool capture, Kathy and what an honor to see your image hanging on the museum wall for the next 15 years, just about the time when I plan to visit Windsor, lol!!!

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Kathy Wesserling 2/17/2013 10:57:23 PM

Oh, my goodness - are you really coming to our "neighborhood"? How long will you be here?
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Usman M. Bajwa 2/17/2013 11:23:01 PM

Kathy, I was just kidding, no near plans to visit Canada or States. I had stayed in Windsor for about two weeks though, back in the winter of 2003. Alas, I was not into photography then. Your image brought back old memories;)

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Kathy Wesserling 2/17/2013 11:38:56 PM

Well, my Friend - when next you visit, let me know.
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Ellen Hodges 2/18/2013 3:34:22 PM

Huge congrats, Kathy, on a super honor!!! #10573916

Lindley Johnson 2/20/2013 6:55:47 AM

Love this image, Kathy! Huge congratulations on your fantastic honor! #10576237

Kathy Wesserling 2/20/2013 7:10:08 AM

Thank you Ellen and Lindley. #10576269

Rona L. Schwarz 2/20/2013 11:45:06 AM

WOW, Kathy! What a fantastic honor for this very compelling image! How absolutely wonderful - I am thrilled for you. Huge Congratulations for this well-deserved honor! #10576641

Kathy Wesserling 2/20/2013 11:49:48 AM

Thanks, Rona. And, thanks to Ellen for passing the word around our "Left Coast Club".
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Sharon 4/28/2013 4:34:12 PM

Kathy, this image must be spot on sharp to be blown up that large. Congratulations again... what an honor. #10671206

Kathy Wesserling 4/28/2013 4:49:12 PM

I was really worried about that, Sharon (kept waiting for them to tell me, "Sorry, can't be done.) To see the picture of it already part of the museum's work in progress is a thrill. It's really happening! #10671281

Sharon 4/28/2013 5:02:03 PM

YES, PINCH YOURSELF ... IT IS REALLY HAPPENING!!! I can only imagine how you are feeling but it makes me smile so it must be really good. :)
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Kathy Wesserling 4/28/2013 5:12:38 PM

You want a good laugh? "I'm" already a planned field trip at the Senior Citizens' apartments where I live! The other residents and the staff think I'm the best ever photographer they know! loll


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Freighter on the Detroit River - sailing under the Ambassador Bridge (connecting Detroit with Windsor, Ontario, Canada). 23767 0202 tp

Taken in September 2011. It has been chosen by the Detroit Historical Society to create a 10-foot interactive mural. As part of the renovation of the Dossin Great Lakes Maritime Museum, it will hang on their wall for the next 15 years. I'm still shell-shocked over this honor!

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