The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Oct 1894

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The steambarge Nile and Isis, with timber from Ottawa to Detroit, passed up yesterday.

The schr. Picton, from Colborne, with 8,600 bushels of peas, arrived in this morning at the M.T. Co.'s dock.

The schr. Annie Falconer went on a quick trip to Oswego and return. She got in this morning with coal for Swift & Co.

Passed Port Colborne: str. Omaha, Chicago to Kingston, corn; Prince, Chicago to Ogdensburg, general cargo; Tilley and barge, Bannockburn and barges, Fort William to Kingston, wheat.

The str. Bannockburn, with consorts; the str. Tilley and consort, and the str. Hill will be in at the M.T. Co.'s dock tomorrow and Sunday. The three steamers and their tows represent well on to 500,000 bushels of grain.

As the season of navigation approaches the close the earnings of the Richelieu & Ontario Navigation company continue to show a gratifying increase over that of last year. The figures are$633,922.65 up to Oct. 15th, as against $517,710.68 for the same period of 1893, or an increase for the season of $116,212.57.

Incidents of the Day - Mr. Calvin's new scheme of running business by railroad on Garden Island is now ready for operation. Rails have been placed on the deck of the schooner Denmark. This vessel will do the transfer business between the city and the island. The cars will be loaded on the vessel from the K. & P. dock where Mr. Calvin has a slip arranged.

p.3 Bedford Mills, Oct. 16th - ...The tug Edmond leaves here for Kingston today with a barge load of wood.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Oct 1894