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Steamboat Promotion and Changing Technology: the Careers of James Sutherland and the Magnet 
Web site/pageText  1985 
The Frontenac: A Reappraisal 
Web site/pageText  1987  This article appears on the 'net essentially as it originally appeared in FreshWater, vol. 2, no. 1 (Summer 1987): 28-39. A few of the notes have been altered to reflect the change of name of the National Archives of Canada (NAC) from the Public Archives of Canada (PAC), and the subsequent...
The First Generation of Marine Engines in Central Canadian Steamers, 1809-1837 
Web site/pageNewspapersText  Apr 1997  ... involved in the Champlain and St. Lawrence Railway, and, it is reputed that the Dorchester, that company's first locomotive, was re-assembled by its British engineer in their shops. (119) Upper Canada Although before 1838 the trade in marine engines was dominated by the Eagle and St. Mary...
The First Propellers at Kingston 
Web site/pageText  Sep 1987  "Before 1841 propeller-driven steamboats were virtually unknown on the Great Lakes. Suddenly, that summer, propellers (as they came to be better known) began to enter the waters of Lake Ontario at Kingston. Before the Vandalia appeared on her trial trips in late November, at least four propellers...
Hamilton Harbour, 1826-1901 
Web site/pageText  2001  Among the legacies of the late Ivan S. Brookes was his marine history of The Lower St. Lawrence, published in 1974 and an unpublished history of Hamilton Harbour in the nineteenth century. Copies of the 517 page manuscript have circulated among marine historians of the Great Lakes over the last...
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