The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
CHIEFTAIN and JOHN A. MACDONALD towing timber rafts on the Saint Lawrence River


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Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Distant view of the Calvin Company steam tow boats towing large rafts of timber from their headquarters at Garden Island, near Kingston, Ontario to Quebec City. A small hut can be seen on the raft where its crew would live.
Notes:
Calvin's operated the JOHN A MACDONALD from 1866 to 1895 and the CHIEFTAIN from 1874 to 1905. Both were launched from Garden Island.
Date of Original:
c1880
Dimensions:
Width: 16.9 cm
Height: 12 cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
319
Language of Item:
English
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CHIEFTAIN and JOHN A. MACDONALD towing timber rafts on the Saint Lawrence River
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CHIEFTAIN and JOHN A. MACDONALD towing timber rafts on the Saint Lawrence River


Distant view of the Calvin Company steam tow boats towing large rafts of timber from their headquarters at Garden Island, near Kingston, Ontario to Quebec City. A small hut can be seen on the raft where its crew would live.