The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Tug Boscobel with tows Active & Noque Bay


Description
Creator:
Neff, Charles S., Artist
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Drawings
Notes:
During the lumbering days in Wisconsin, steamers and their tows were common sights on the Great Lakes, This drawing shows the Boscobel making up a tow at Peshtigo, Wis. with the barges Active & Noque Bay. The Peshtigo Lumber Co. built a fleet of barges at Trenton, Mich. -the Active, Advance, Alert, the Noque Bay, Peshtigo, the Mautenee - all listed in Inland Lloyds Vessel Register ,1893. The Active carried 400 M of 1umber; the Advance & Alert,500M; The Noque Bay, Peshtigo and Mautenee each 1,000 M. They frequently carried their cargoes from Peshtigo to Chicago.
Inscriptions:
ACTIVE 400 M Lumber
ADVANCE 500 M "
ALERT 500 M "
TUB BOSCOBEL
Two barges in tow -- 2 loading at PESTHIGO
Two unload at Chicago
NOQE BAY 1000 M Lumber
PESTHIGO 1000 M Lumber
MAUNTEE 1000 M Lumber
BARGES Built TRENTON
Date of Original:
1881-1909
Subject(s):
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
John S. Neff
Creative Commons licence:
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Tug Boscobel with tows Active & Noque Bay