The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Dec 1907

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p.2 How Is This For A Record - Ald. L.L. Henderson, agent of the Montreal Transportation company, in charge of the most rapidly working elevator on the lakes, gives the following particulars of a record handling of a big cargo of wheat by his company's elevator this fall: Vessel arrived 11 a.m., started to discharge 11:15 a.m.; finished 5 p.m.; cargo 102,000 bushels of wheat. The actual working time, allowing an hour for dinner, was four hours and forty five minutes.

Incidents of the Day - The steamer Rosedale which arrived at Richardsons' elevator on Monday, was the last vessel to leave Fort William for Kingston. Richardsons' elevator is now filled.

p.8 To Build More Pier - When the harbor has good, firm ice bridge, B.H. Fraser, C.E., of the Dominion marine department, will arrive here to supervise the construction of an additional fifty feet of pier at the Snake Island lighthouse. The stone for the work will be quarried on Simcoe Island. Quite a few men from the city will be required for the work which will last for a couple of months.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Dec 1907