The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), March 17, 1888


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p.5 Prices For Unloading - The Oswego longshoremen have issued a schedule of prices for unloading cargoes and the Kingston papers are asked to copy the rates for the guidance of shippers. All vessels with a carrying capacity of 300,000 feet and up to 400,000 feet, 25 cents for the entire season. All vessels and barges of 400,000 capacity and over, 30 cents for the entire season. All vessels and barges under 300,000 feet, 20 cents until August 1st, and 25 cents for the balance of the season. Lath, 6 cents per m.; Shingles, 4 cents per m.; timber, board measure, 35 cents; hardwood, 30 cents per m.; heading, 15 cents per m.; posts, 30 cents per cord; stave bolts, 25 cents per cord; telegraph poles, 5 cents a piece; hop poles, $3 per m.; cedar ties, 1 1/2 cents a piece; hardwood and all other ties, 2 cents each. Hour work on vessels and canal boats 50 cents per hour.


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Newspaper
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Clippings
Date of Original:
March 17, 1888
Local identifier:
KN.15743
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Rick Neilson
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), March 17, 1888