The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Ice bound steamers in Mud Lake, near Soo, Mich.


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Postcards
Description:
Coloured postcard of Gilchrist Transportation Company steamboats LAKE SHORE and CITY OF NAPLES covered with ice just below the canal at Sault Sainte Marie, MI.
Notes:
Divided back. Postmarked Port [?] 25 Jul 191[ ]
Inscriptions:

"Ice bound steamers in Mud Lake, near Soo, Mich."

Reverse:"Ice bound steamers in Mud Lake, near Soo, Mich."

"Steamers "Lake Shore" and City of Naples" held in the ice in Mud Lake, near the "Soo." These boats have head a hard fight with the ice and the elements.

The upper works of both boats are covered with a coating of heavy, slippery ice twenty inches in thickness. A hole must be chopped through the deck house doors and also through the windows of the pilot house, to enable the wheelsman to keep his course.

"Young, Lord & Rhoades, Sault Se. Marie, Mich. Made in U.S.A."

Publisher:
Young, Lord & Rhoades
Place of Publication:
Sault Ste. Marie, MI
Date of Original:
c1910
Dimensions:
Width: 13.7 cm
Height: 8.6 cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
397
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 46.4923062975479 Longitude: -84.3028163909912
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Ice bound steamers in Mud Lake, near Soo, Mich.
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Ice bound steamers in Mud Lake, near Soo, Mich.


Coloured postcard of Gilchrist Transportation Company steamboats LAKE SHORE and CITY OF NAPLES covered with ice just below the canal at Sault Sainte Marie, MI.