The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
City of Oswego Directory

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Richard Palmer
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G. S. Weeks' Ship-Yard

Situated on Lake-Street between Third and Fourth. This extensive establishment gives employment to about 100 men- a short time since a fine Steamer (the Queen of the West) of 700 tons' burthen, was launched from this yard, and they have now on the stocks, in process of building a large vessel of 300 tons' burthen.

James A. Baker's Marine Railway

Situated at the foot of West Second-Street - It has a railway of sufficient capacity to haul out any Vessel or Steamer on the Lake. It has one work-shop attached to it of 160 feet long, three stories high - also a large three-story stone building, which contains the Steam Engine, Boilers, &c. - The average number of men employed in and about this extensive establishment is 75.

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