The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Oct 1894

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p.1 Doing Big Business - some figures on R. & O. business.



The str. Magnet was in from Hamilton this morning.

The schr. Eliza White is here from Colborne. She has 7,000 bushels of wheat.

Alf. Moreland went down to Montreal as steward of the str. Passport on the down trip.

The str. Clinton and barge Lisgar have gone into winter quarters at Port Dalhousie.

The prop. Rosedale arrived at Portsmouth yesterday, from Fort William, with 56,000 bushels of wheat.

The prop. Lake Michigan, from Fort William, lightened 7,000 bushels of wheat at the M.T. Co.'s dock and proceeded to Montreal.

The tug Active covered the distance from Kingston to Oswego in four hours, towing two barges loaded with lumber. This is exceptionally fast time. At times the bows of the barges were buried so great was the speed.

Weekly British Whig, Oct. 25, 1894



The S.S. Algonquin, from Duluth, is unloading grain at Portsmouth.

The steamer Islander has left the Clayton Alexandria Bay route. The steamer Junita will continue the route until some date in November.

At a special meeting of the board of trade, Toronto, a resolution was carried endorsing the present policy of the council of the board in agitating for a fourteen-foot channel from the lakes to the ocean by the St. Lawrence. Kingston concurs in this.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Oct 1894