The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Whitney (Steamboat), 9 Mar 1860


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The steamboat WHITNEY is receiving a new high pressure boiler from the manufactory of Buchanan & Carroll, near the foot of Hastings St. This boiler is the largest that has been built in the city in several years, and is a very excellent piece of workmanship. In size it is 8 ft. in diameter by 20 ft. in length, being perforated by 8 flues and 72 tubes. The plate is
3/16 iron and the entire weight of the boiler about 15 tons.
      Detroit Free Press
      March 9, 1860


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new boiler
Date of Original:
1860
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McN.E.4520
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Whitney (Steamboat), 9 Mar 1860