The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), June 13, 1894


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A dredging crew, working at the foot of Addison Street, Chicago, found a rusty old boiler, which proved to belong to the steamer Lady Elgin, which collided with the Augusta and sank, in 1860, when 400 of her passengers were drowned.


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Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
The boiler, if it ever belonged to the LADY, must have been replaced, as both of the boat's boilers are recorded at the wreck site off Winnetka. See Brendon Baillod's excellent site on the LADY ELGIN: http://www.ship-wrecks.net/shipwreck/projects/elgin/
Date of Original:
June 13, 1894
Local identifier:
GLN.19503
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Dave Swayze
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), June 13, 1894