The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Jul 1910

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p.2 River Travel Is Good - H.S. Folger, general manager of the Thousand Island Steamboat company, says that the steamers of his line are having a splendid season of travel at the Thousand Islands. Some of the resorts may not be crowded, or even filled, but the people are on the steamers anyway. They may be transients, coming and going, but they are there all the same.

p.3 Gananoque, July 30th - ...The steamer Aberdeen was in port last evening and unloaded a large consignment of wire from Monreal. A heavy shipment of wire nails from Cowan & Britton was awaiting the arrival of the Alexandria for shipment west, which arrived some four hours behind scheduled time.



The steamer Sowards and schooner Merrill clear today for Charlotte.

The schooner Ford River will clear today, for Charlotte, with feldspar.

M.T. Co.: The tug Hall arrived light from Montreal; tug Bartlett with two coal barges from Lake Erie; steamer Bothnia light from Montreal, on her way to load coal at Lake Erie points for Montreal; tug Hall clears with two light barges for Montreal (sic).

Swift & Co.: steamers Toronto and North King down and up today; steamer Rideau Queen cleared for Ottawa this morning; steamer Rideau King expected tonight; steamer Britannic up from Montreal with large load of freight.

Folger's: steamer America up from Alexandria Bay with regular excursion, makes tour of Thousand Islands this afternoon; steamer Alexandria up last night from Quebec and Montreal with full load of passengers and freight; steamer Water Lily called here with freight on her way up from Montreal.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Jul 1910