The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
"Fontana" taking coal at Sodus, 1955


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Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Self-unloader "Fontana" of Boland-Cornelius fleet takes on a load of bituminous coal at the Pennsylvania Railroad coal trestle at Sodus Point, N.Y. in the summer of 1955. Coal was then taken to Niagara-Mohawk steam generating plant in Oswego. This "shuttle" existed for some 25 years, at times with different vessels.
Date of Original:
1955
Subject(s):
Collection:
Richard Palmer
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.2743307762992 Longitude: -76.9421911239624
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"Fontana" taking coal at Sodus, 1955


Self-unloader "Fontana" of Boland-Cornelius fleet takes on a load of bituminous coal at the Pennsylvania Railroad coal trestle at Sodus Point, N.Y. in the summer of 1955. Coal was then taken to Niagara-Mohawk steam generating plant in Oswego. This "shuttle" existed for some 25 years, at times with different vessels.