The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Steamer Lady Elgin


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Photograph of paddle steamboat LADY ELGIN in Chicago the day before she was wrecked in Lake Michigan
Notes:
Illustration from J. B. Mansfield, ed., History of the Great Lakes. Volume I, Chicago: J. H. Beers & Co., 1899.
Inscriptions:
"Steamer Lady Elgin. Wrecked off Winnetka, September 8, 1860, by collision with schooner Augusta. 400 passengers on board -- only 98 saved. From a photograph taken as the steamer lay in the Chicago river, between Clark and La Salle streets, September 7, 1860, the day before the disaster. Copy obtained from Capt. James S. Dunham, Chicago."
Publisher:
J. H. Beers & Co.
Place of Publication:
Chicago
Date of Original:
1899
Date Of Event:
7 Sep 1860
Subject(s):
Language of Item:
English
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.887838 Longitude: -87.610302
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Steamer Lady Elgin


Photograph of paddle steamboat LADY ELGIN in Chicago the day before she was wrecked in Lake Michigan