The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Aug 1905

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The S.S. Westmount is at Fort William.

The steamer India and consort Minnedosa will bring wheat from Fort William to Richardsons' elevator.

This evening the tug Frontenac will leave Garden Island with a raft of timber.

M.T. company wharf: tug Emerson cleared for Charlotte with two light barges.

The S.S. Fairmount, from Pilley's Island, Nfld., which arrived here last week, reached Washburn, Lake Superior, yesterday.

Swift's wharf: steamers Belleville down last night; Toronto, down and up; Caspian from Charlotte; Rideau Queen for Ottawa; Picton up tonight.

Craig's wharf: propeller Lake Michigan up last night; propellor Persia down last night; yacht Castanet from Alexandria Bay; yacht Wherenow from T.I. Park.

A heavy grain forwarding business is predicted for the fall. At present nothing is being done at the local elevators, this being the dead season. The shipments here have not nearly equalled those of two years ago.

p.8 Iroquois Took It - Rochester, Aug. 17th - won race by three minutes 5 seconds.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Aug 1905