The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Lake Superior Ice Blockade


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Creator:
Young, A. E., Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Postcards
Description:
Real photo postcard of the the Mackinaw straits ferry, the Island Transportation Company's steamboat ALGOMAH and at least six freighters and a tug boat tied up because of a serious freeze up.
Notes:
There is another photo taken on the same occasion which identifies this as an ice jamb on Lake Superior near Sault Sainte Marie on 19 April 1905.
Inscriptions:
P-133. Lake Superior Ice Blockade. Young Soo
Publisher:
A.E. Young
Place of Publication:
Sault Ste. Marie, MI
Date of Original:
19 Apr 1905
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
513
Collection:
Richard Palmer
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 46.45418 Longitude: -84.49585
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Lake Superior Ice Blockade


Real photo postcard of the the Mackinaw straits ferry, the Island Transportation Company's steamboat ALGOMAH and at least six freighters and a tug boat tied up because of a serious freeze up.