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  • Burning of the Lake Erie Steamer Northern Indiana
        "Burning of the Lake Erie Steamer Northern Indiana"
      "Burning of the Lake Erie Steamer Northern Indiana"
  • 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 ...
  • Steamer Descending the Coteau du Lac Rapids
    Van Cleve, James, The Ontario and St. Lawrence Steamboat Company's hand-book for travelers to Niagara Falls, Montreal and Quebec, and through Lake Champlain to Saratoga Springs (Buffalo, NY: Jewett, Thomas & Co., 1852), 1852, p. 114     Steamer Descending the Coteau du Lac Rapids JVC del Vanduzee
    Van Cleve, James, The Ontario and St. Lawrence Steamboat Company's hand-book for travelers to Niagara Falls, Montreal and Quebec, and through Lake Champlain to Saratoga Springs (Buffalo, NY: Jewett, Thomas & Co., 1852), 1852, p. 114   Steamer Descending the Coteau du Lac Rapids JVC del Vanduzee
  • 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"
  • 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, 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 ...
  • 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"
  • Foul Air in a Steamboat's Hold
    B., S., The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), November 1854, pp.90-92     For the Nautical Magazine. FOUL AIR IN A STEAMBOAT'S HOLD. Gentlemen : -- I take the liberty of sending you some account of a very remarkable experience which I have just had in the physiologcal eflects of foul air, ‚-- such as may be, and in the ease I ...
    B., S., The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), November 1854, pp.90-92   For the Nautical Magazine. FOUL AIR IN A STEAMBOAT'S HOLD. Gentlemen : ...
  • 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."
  • Survey of a portion of the Galoppe Rapids
        Map 1 from "Maps, Reports, Estimates, &c., Relative to Improvements of the Navigation of the River St. Lawrence; and a Proposed Canal Connecting the River St. Lawrence and Lake Champlain"
      Map 1 from "Maps, Reports, Estimates, &c., Relative to Improvements of the ...
  • Survey of a portion of the North Channel of the Long Sault.
        Division Map No. 2 Survey of a portion of the North Channel of the Long Sault Rapids
      Division Map No. 2 Survey of a portion of the North Channel ...
  • Division 3. From Lake St. Francis to Point au Diable comprising the Coteau Rapids
        Survey of the Rapids of the River St. Lawrence between Prescott and Lake St. Louis made under the Instructions of the Commissioners of Public Works by Messrs Maillefert and Raasloff, Submarine Engrs in 1854. Division 3. From Lake St. Francis to Point au Diable comprising the Coteau Rapids G. Matthews ...
      Survey of the Rapids of the River St. Lawrence between Prescott and ...
  • Division 4. Survey of a portion of the River St. Lawrence between Pointe au Diable and Pointe au Moulin, including the Cedar Rapids.
        Notes Soundings are marked in tenths of feet and been reduced to ordinary summer low water as determined by the Bench Mark on Pig Island, Coteau Rapids, first established by Mr. James Stewart Soundings were taken with poles of different lengths, a cross over the figure (as 17) signifies that ...
      Notes Soundings are marked in tenths of feet and been reduced to ...
  • Division 5. From Pointe au Moulin to Lake St. Louis, comprising the Split Rock & Cascades Rapids.
        Survey of the Rapids of the River St. Lawrence between Prescott and Lake St. Louis made under the Instructions of the Commissioners of Public Works by Messrs Maillefert and Raasloff, Submarine Engrs in 1853. Division 5.From Pointe an Moulin to Lake St. Louis, comprising the Split Rock & Cascades Rapids. ...
      Survey of the Rapids of the River St. Lawrence between Prescott and ...
  • Maps, Reports, Estimates, &c., Relative to Improvements of the Navigation of the River St. Lawrence; and a Proposed Canal Connecting the River St. Lawrence and Lake Champlain
        Report on studies of possible canals between the Saint Lawrence and Richelieu Rivers and of the rapids of the Saint Lawrence River between Prescott and Montreal produced for the Department of Public Works in 1856, from fieldwork done between 1853 and 1856.
      Report on studies of possible canals between the Saint Lawrence and Richelieu ...
  • Explosion of the America
    Lloyd, James T., Lloyd's Steamboat Directory and Disasters on the Western Waters... (1856), 31 Jul 1850, 246-47     Explosion of the America This afflictive event took place on Lake Erie, July 31, 1850. The head of one of the starboard boilers blew off, turning the boiler deck upside down, raising the upper deck about four feet, and making all the central part of the boat a complete wreck. ...
    Lloyd, James T., Lloyd's Steamboat Directory and Disasters on the Western Waters... (1856), 31 Jul 1850, 246-47   Explosion of the America This afflictive event took place on Lake Erie, ...
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