Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Night Scene at Ballard's Reef, Detroit River
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Notes
Illustration from J. B. Mansfield, ed., History of the Great Lakes. Volume I, Chicago: J. H. Beers & Co., 1899
Inscriptions
"Night Scene at Ballard's Reef, Detroit River. A narrow channel of about 17 ½ feet depth at this point in the Detroit river, dug through solid rock and boulders in most parts, is lighted by three gas buoys. Over 30,690,572 tons of cargo was carried by this point in 1897."
Publisher
J. H. Beers & Co.
Place of Publication
Chicago
Date of Original
1899
Subject(s)
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.33143 Longitude: -83.04575
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Night Scene at Ballard's Reef, Detroit River