The Maritime History of the Great Lakes

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  • Steamer "Western World"
    Orr, J. W., Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper (New York, NY), 7 Jun 1856     Steamer "Western World," Capt. J. H. Barker, of the Michigan Central Railroad Line, between Buffalo and Detroit
    Orr, J. W., Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper (New York, NY), 7 Jun 1856   Steamer "Western World," Capt. J. H. Barker, of the Michigan Central Railroad ...
  • City of Kingston and the Rideau Canal, Foot of Lake Ontario, Canada West
        "City of Kingston and the Rideau Canal, Foot of Lake Ontario, Canada West"
      "City of Kingston and the Rideau Canal, Foot of Lake Ontario, Canada ...
  • City of Kingston, Canada West -- The Royal Dock Yards, and Naval and Military Store Houses.
        "City of Kingston, Canada West -- The Royal Dock Yards, and Naval and Military Store Houses."
      "City of Kingston, Canada West -- The Royal Dock Yards, and Naval ...
  • Burning of the Lake Erie Steamer Northern Indiana
        "Burning of the Lake Erie Steamer Northern Indiana"
      "Burning of the Lake Erie Steamer Northern Indiana"
  • Town and Harbor of Mackinac, Michigan
        "Town of Mackinac, on Lake Huron, State of Michigan"
      "Town of Mackinac, on Lake Huron, State of Michigan"
  • Town of Mackinac, on Lake Huron, State of Michigan
        "Town of Mackinac, on Lake Huron, State of Michigan"
      "Town of Mackinac, on Lake Huron, State of Michigan"
  • Explosion of the Propeller Inkermann, at Browne's Wharf, Toronto, C. W., May 29, 1857
        "Explosion of the Propeller Inkermann, at Browne's Wharf, Toronto, C. W., May 29, 1857"
      "Explosion of the Propeller Inkermann, at Browne's Wharf, Toronto, C. W., May ...
  • Lower entrance, Sault Ste. Marie Canal
        "Lower entrance, Sault Ste. Marie Canal"
      "Lower entrance, Sault Ste. Marie Canal"
  • The rescue of two ladies and a gentleman from the wreck of the wheel
        "The rescue of two ladies and a gentleman from the wreck of the wheel"
      "The rescue of two ladies and a gentleman from the wreck of ...
  • McDonagh jumping into the water with the life-preservers
        "McDonagh jumping into the water with the life-preservers"
      "McDonagh jumping into the water with the life-preservers"
  • Pushing the women overboard who were too much terrified to make the leap
        "Pushing the women overboard who were too much terrified to make the leap"
      "Pushing the women overboard who were too much terrified to make the ...
  • Propeller Republic towing the wreck into Pigeon Bay
        "Propeller Republic towing the wreck into Pigeon Bay"
      "Propeller Republic towing the wreck into Pigeon Bay"
  • Port of Genessee, on Lake Ontario, N.Y.
        "The Port of Genesse, on Lake Ontario, N.Y."
      "The Port of Genesse, on Lake Ontario, N.Y."
  • Diagram Map exhibiting the Various Routes Proposed for the St. Lawrence & Lake Champlain Ship Canal.
        Diagram Map exhibiting the Various Routes Proposed for the St. Lawrence & Lake Champlain Ship Canal. Scale two miles to the inch Note The route proposed by Mr. Mills, entitled the Champlain Level line is Colored Red. That recommended by Mr. Jervis is Colored Yellow. That by Mr. Gamble is ...
      Diagram Map exhibiting the Various Routes Proposed for the St. Lawrence & ...
  • Steam on the Erie Canal
       

    Steam on the Erie Canal. - The people of western New York are rejoicing over the success of the experiment of introducing steam on the Erie Canal. The difficulty heretofore has been that the wave, driven to the banks of the canal by the action of the screw of the ...

     

    Steam on the Erie Canal. - The people of western New York ...

  • The Canals
    Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), 26 Apr 1852    

    The Canals. The Oneida Lake is still blockaded by ice, and boats from the east bound for Oswego will be obliged to come by way of this city for the present.

    Business at this point started rather sluggishly, owing to the insufficiency of water. UP to 6 o'clock last evening ...

    Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), 26 Apr 1852  

    The Canals. The Oneida Lake is still blockaded by ice, and boats ...

  • Canal Tolls
    Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), 30 Apr 1852    

    Canal Tolls. The amount of Canal tolls received at the Collector's office in this city during the first ten days of navigation, ending the month of April, the present year is $4,462.64. During the corresponding period last year, the amount received was $5,346.33 exceeding the present ...

    Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), 30 Apr 1852  

    Canal Tolls. The amount of Canal tolls received at the Collector's office ...

  • Wayne Democratic Press (Lyons, NY), 25 Aug 1858
       

    "We believe the first substantial experiment of a canal steamboat in this State was made in 1823, by William Avery and Hiram Scoville of Onondaga county. Their boat had a screw wheel in the stern, and they ran it from Manlius to Palmyra and back. The experiment gave tolerable satisfaction, ...

     

    "We believe the first substantial experiment of a canal steamboat in this ...

  • Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), 27 Apr 1853
        The total amount of tolls taken in at the Canal Collector's office in this city, up to 10 o'clock yesterday morning, was $2.042.21. The Canal is now in good order east of the City, and loaded boats have continued to arrive from New York since Monday noon. No boats, however, ...
      The total amount of tolls taken in at the Canal Collector's office ...
  • Large Break in the Canal
    Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), 30 Apr 1853     A break occurred in the Erie Canal, near the village of Orville, about six miles east of this city, on Thursday, and so rapidly was the bank washed away, that in a short time about twenty feet of the heel path was entirely destroyed. Nearly one hundred feet of the ...
    Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), 30 Apr 1853   A break occurred in the Erie Canal, near the village of Orville, ...
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