The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Door County Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 11 May 1904

Full Text

Around the Chain of Lakes. The Ontario elevator at Buffalo, a wooden structure with a capacity of 400,000 bushels, collapsed Sunday and fell into the Evans slip, blocking that channel. At the time of the accident there was 375,000 bushels of barley in the elevator. The structure is a total wreck and the loss will aggregate $350,000. The deepening of the slip had undermined the piling and caused the elevator to topple over. Fortunately no boats were in the slip.

Media Type:
Item Type:
Date of Publication:
11 May 1904
Language of Item:
Geographic Coverage:
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 44.83416 Longitude: -87.37704
Eric Bonow
Creative Commons licence:
by [more details]
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
WWW address
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit

My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.

Door County Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 11 May 1904