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Steamer Quebec, St. Lawrence River 
Image  c 1920  Coloured postcard of Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company steamboat QUEBEC on the Saint Lawrence River "Steamer Quebec, St. Lawrence River""100,506" Reverse: "The Valentine & Sons United Publishing Co. Limited Toronto and Winnipeg; Printed in U.S.A."
Quebec. Chateau Frontenac et Citadelle. 
Image  c 1907  Coloured postcard of Quebec City featuring the Citadel and the Chateau Frontenac. In the foreground in the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company terminal. Behind this are the offices of the Quebec Steamship Company and the Thibaugeau Frere's & Co. To the left is the Levis ferry SOUTH "Quebec....
R. and O. Steamer landing passengers at Chicoutimi, Que., Saguenay River 
Image  1905-1913  Coloured postcard of the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company steamboat ST. IRENEE (formerly the CANADA) at Chicoutimi on the Saguenay River. This was the turning point for the cruises from Quebec down the Saint Lawrence River and up the Saguenay River to various company hotels and other...
In the Harbor, Collingwood, Canada 
ImageCommentsMysteries    Coloured postcard of Collingwood harbour with four steamboats in port Divided back. Postmarked "Port Arthur, 22 Sep 1911 10:30 pm" "In the Harbor, Collingwood, Canada" Reverse: " Published by Stedman Bros., Brantford, Canada. Made in Germany 655"
Bay Street Wharf, Toronto, Canada 
Image  c 1910  Coloured postcard of the Toronto waterfront featuring the wharves at the foot of Bay Street. The scene includes two ferries of the Toronto Ferry Company and three other unidentified steamboats Divided back; Postmarked "Toronto, ONT, 23 Jul 1912 4:30 pm" with special Canadian National Exhibition...
Yonge Street Dock, Toronto 
Image  c 1906  Coloured postcard of the wharves at the foot of Yonge Street in Toronto. The Union railway station stands behind W.A Geddes, "No. 1 Yonge St.Wharf" Four steamboats are in the view including what appears to be the Niagara Navigation Company steamboat CORONA to the right of the picture. Undivided...
Harbor. Toronto, Canada 
Image  c 1905  Coloured postcard of the Yonge Street wharves in Toronto with at least four steamboats in the view. The second steamboat from the left is the OCEAN. The central wharves are both passenger facilities with crowds getting on the Niagara Navigation Company steamboat CHIPPEWA. To the right lies the...
Yonge Street Dock, Toronto 
Image  c1908  Coloured postcard of the Yonge Street wharves in Toronto. Two passenger steamboats and a tugboat lie at the docks. A crowd of passengers line the main wharf. Divided back. Postmarked "Toronto, ONT, 31 Aug 1908 1:30 pm" "Yonge Street Dock, Toronto" "102,122" Reverse: "Valentine & Sons' Publishing...
Montreal Harbor looking East, Montreal, Can. 
Image    Coloured postcard showing a crowded Montreal harbour. Two ocean-going vessels, probably of the Allan Line lie on the further side of the basin. Four or five steamboats and unpowered barges are tied up abreast. One is the CONDOR. Coloured postcard. Divided back "Montreal Harbor looking East,...
Grain Elevator (Steamer Discharging), Montreal 
Image    Coloured postcard of a steamboat belonging to the Montreal and Lake Superior Line discharging at the Harbour Commissioners No. 1 Grain Elevator in Montreal harbour. Divided Back. Postmarked "Montreal, QUE Sta R., 7 Mar 1912" "Grain Elevator (Steamer Discharging), Montreal" "102,771" Reverse: "The...
Canadian SS Elmbay at Toronto 1931 
Image  1931  Black and white photographic postcard of the Tree Line Navigation Company steamboat ELMBAY at Toronto in 1931. Built in Saint Nazaire, France in 1919, the ELMBAY was owned by a subsidiary of the Ogilvie Flour Milling Company of Montreal. "Can S.S. "Elmbay" at Toronto 1931 2794" Reverse: "From...
Trinity Rock, Saguenay River, R & O Navigation Co. 
Image  c 1910  Coloured postcard of Trinity Rock, one of the natural features that were prominent in the descriptions of cruises up the Saguenay river. At the bottom of the Rock (just above the word "Navigation") one of the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company steamboats can be seen. Divided back. Postally...
Twelve O'clock Point Summer Resort, Trenton, Ontario 
Image  c 1909  Coloured postcard of a steamboat in the Murray Canal at Twelve O'clock Point Summer Resort near Trenton, Ontario. A queue boards the steamboat. Divided back. Postmarked "Sintaluta, Sask.Apr 3, 09" "Twelve O'clock Point Summer Resort, Trenton, Ontario" Reverse" " A. 730.137" "Private Post Card"
Moonlight on the Harbour, Port Hope, Canada 
Image  c 1907  Coloured postcard of a moolit Port Hope harbour. One of the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation steamboats is heavily lit up on the outside of the pier. A tugboat and barge (possibly carrying coal or dredge spoil is inside the pier. A third vessel, possibly a dredge is to the lower left. The...
Shooting the Lachine Rapids, St. Lawrence River 
Image  1892  Photogravure of the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company steamboat CORSICAN in the Lachine Rapids of the Saint Lawrence River. Picture reportedly removed from an 1892 publication by Werner. "SHOOTING THE LACHINE RAPIDS, ST. LAWRENCE RIVER.-- here is a fascination in gambling with Danger. The...
Buffalo Harbor, Buffalo, N.Y. 
Image  c 1910  Coloured postcard of a busy harbour scene in Buffalo, New York in the early 1890s. The postcard probably dates from a decade later. In the foreground on the left hand side is the WILLIAM H. BARNUM of Buffalo which sank off Mackinaw City in the spring of 1894. At least eight other vessels are in...
Steamer "Turbinia" nearing Toronto 
Image  c 1909  Coloured postcard of the Hamilton Steamboat Company steamboat TURBINIA as it approaches the wharves in Toronto. Divided back. Postmarked "Toronto 17 [ ] 09" and "Ayr Jan 1 10" This is based on the same photograph as other views of TURBINIA in the collection, including a night view. "Steamer...
Doran's Island near Morrisburg, Ont. 
Image  c 1920  Black and white postcard of steamboat on Saint Lawrence River near Morrisburg, Ontario. The vessel appears to be the Canada Steamship Lines steamboat RAPIDS QUEEN. Divided back. Pencil note on back "Nov. 1920" "Doran's Island near Morrisburg, Ont." Reverse: " Novelty Mfg. & Art Co. Ltd.,...
Steamer Passport 
Image    Photograph of the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company steamboat PASSPORT to illustrate Ivan S. Brookes, Hamilton Harbor, 1826-1901 .
The Steamer EUROPA, at Montreal, after being brought down the rapids. 
Image    Launched in 1854, the steamboat EUROPA, was sold in Chancery and taken down the rapids of the Saint Lawrence to operate between Montreal and Quebec. She was broken up in 1867. Used to illustrate Ivan S. Brookes, Hamilton Harbor, 1826-1901 .

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