Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Lake Superior Ice Blockade
Description
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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.