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  6 Sep 1873,  
  Orr, J. W., Steamer "Western World", "Steamer "Western World"," Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper (New York, NY), 7 Jun 1856  Woodcut engraving of the Steamer "Western World," Capt. J. H. Barker, of the Michigan Central Railroad Line, between Buffalo and Detroit. Steamer "Western World," Capt. J. H. Barker, of the Michigan Central Railroad Line, between Buffalo and Detroit
  2 Aug 1856,   Woodcut engraving of burning of the Michigan Southern Railroad Company's steamboat NORTHERN INDIANA off Pelee in Lake Erie on 17 July 1856 "Burning of the Lake Erie Steamer Northern Indiana"
  2 Aug 1856,   Woodcut engraving of the rescue of two ladies and a gentleman from the wreck of the wheel of the Michigan Southern Railroad Company's steamboat NORTHERN INDIANA as she burned off Pelee in Lake Erie on 17 July 1856 "The rescue of two ladies and a gentleman from the wreck of the wheel"
  2 Aug 1856,   Woodcut engraving of McDonagh jumping into the water with the life-preservers from the Michigan Central Railroad steamboat MISSISSIPPI as the Michigan Southern Railroad Company's steamboat NORTHERN INDIANA burned off Pelee in Lake Erie on 17 July 1856 "McDonagh jumping into the water with the...
  2 Aug 1856,   Woodcut engraving of pushing some of the female passengers of the the Michigan Southern Railroad Company's steamboat NORTHERN INDIANA into the Lake as she burned off Pelee in Lake Erie on 17 July 1856 "Pushing the women overboard who were too much terrified to make the leap"
  2 Aug 1856,   Woodcut engraving of the propeller REPUBLIC towing the Michigan Southern Railroad Company's steamboat NORTHERN INDIANA into Pigeon Bay as she burned on Lake Erie on 17 July 1856 "Propeller Republic towing the wreck into Pigeon Bay"
  20 Sep 1856,   Woodcut engraving of the town and harbour of Mackinac at the entrance to Lake Michigan. The artist has included a paddlewheel steamboat, a propeller, a couple of schooners, smaller saling craft and a canoe. Piles of cordwood can be seen on a wharf in the middle distance. Fort Mackinac can be seen...
  20 Sep 1856,   Woodcut engraving of the town and harbour of Mackinac at the entrance to Lake Michigan. The artist has included variety of sailing craft and what appears to be a sternwheel steamboat at the middle pier. "Town of Mackinac, on Lake Huron, State of Michigan"
  22 Nov 1856,   Woodcut engraving of Kingston from Point Henry looking across Navy Bay to the Stone Frigate and beyond that to Kingston harbour. The presence of two steamboats in Navy Bay at this date suggests that the original photograph, by Dr. J. P. Litchfield of Kingston, was taken in the spring, as some of...
  13 Jun 1857,   Woodcut engraving of the explosion of the steamboat Inkermann on the Toronto waterfront, on 29 May 1857. The sketch on which this engraving was based was made by William Armstrong. William Armstrong was both civil engineer, artist and photographer, being a member of one of Toronto's early...
  11 Jun 1870,   Looking forward from the upper deck of the CHICORA on the Red River Expedition in 1870
  25 Jun 1870,   Engraving of the steamboat CHICORA in Collingwood harbour in 1870, from which she embarked troops for the Red River Expedition
  5 Jul 1856  Woodcut engraving of the Port of Genesse, on Lake Ontario, N.Y. from an ambrotype by E. T. Whitney of Rochester. The principal steamboats are, from left to right, the MAPLE LEAF, HIGHLANDER and ONTARIO. The original ambrotype is featured in Gerald T. Girvin, "The Maple Leaf Story Prior to the...
  Fisher, Rob, ""A Revolution in Travelling": The Steamboat Letters of the Torrance family, 1831-1848," The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), Oct 2011, 359-376  The Torrance family's correspondence in the collection of papers by Robert M. Powell and his family at Library and Archives Canada must be recognized for his discussion of the steamboats of the St. Lawrence River and the Great Lakes in the 1830s and 1840s. This recently discovered cache of letters...
  ca 1875-1882  Stereoview of the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company steamboat CORINTHIAN in the rapids of the Saint Lawrence River. Probably the Lachine Rapids. View predates 20 September 1892 when the CORINTHIAN burned in the Cedar Rapids of the Saint Lawrence River. According to the Montreal...
  c 1895  Stereoview of the ex-Civil War blockade runner CHICORA which came to the Great Lakes in 1868. She operated on the upper lakes until being bought by the Niagara Navigation Company and returned to Lake Ontario for the opening of the 1878 season. The combination of Strohmey & Wyman with Underwood and...
  c 1870  A stereoview engraving of a steamboat running the Lachine Rapids above Montreal. It is probably intended to represent one of the Canadian Navigation Company steamboats that operated on the Saint Lawrence River and Lake Ontario in that period. Chisholm's all round route and panoramic guide of the...
  ca 1900  Stereoview of the Thousand Island Steamboat Company's steamboat ST. LAWRENCE in the Thousand Islands Built in 1884 in Clayton, NY. Passed to Canadian registry in 1920. 1516. Steamer ST. LAWRENCE. Thousand Islands Series
  1915  Stereoview of Montreal Harbour 10625- The Wharves, Montreal Canada; Lat. 45 N; Long. 74 W; Montreal is the great commercial center of the Dominion of Canada. It is situated on the north side of the St. Lawrence River and is 625 miles from the Atlantic Ocean. It is the leading port for the...

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