The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Parks Foster (Propeller), 23 Feb 1899


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The Jackson Transit Co. is the name of a corporation organized for the operation of the steel steamer SAMUEL MITCHELL and wooden consort CHICKAMAUGA, managed in the office of W.C. Richardson. Cleveland. The name Jackson was selected on account of the Jackson iron mine of Michigan having been controlled for a great number of years by officers of the Cleveland Rolling Mill Co., who are extensive stockholders in these vessels. The steamers PARKS FOSTER and IRA OWEN of the Owen Steamship Line will also be handled in the office of W.C. Richardson. under the direction of Mr. Parks Foster of Elyria, who was recently made general manager of the Owen company.
      The Marine Review
      February 23, 1899


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new fleet manager
Date of Original:
1899
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McN.E.7754
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Parks Foster (Propeller), 23 Feb 1899