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  • St. Lawrence (Steamboat), collision, 17 Jul 1890
    TextNewspaper       Reason: collision
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: Uninjured
    ...
    TextNewspaper     Reason: collision
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: Uninjured
    ...
  • Shooting the Lachine Rapids, St. Lawrence River
    Image       "SHOOTING THE LACHINE RAPIDS, ST. LAWRENCE RIVER.-- here is a fascination in gambling with Danger. The stake is often life itself, yet when the chances are decidedly in our favor, we love to match excitement against the possibility of death. This is what making the shooting of the Lachine rapids ...
    Image     "SHOOTING THE LACHINE RAPIDS, ST. LAWRENCE RIVER.-- here is a fascination in gambling with Danger. The stake is often life itself, yet when the chances are decidedly in our favor, ...
  • Entering the Rapids
    Imagecomment       "J. G. Parks, Portrait and Landscape Photographer, 2264 St. Catherine Street, Montreal" "A Chocice Selection of Views of Montreal, Quebec, Mur. Bay, Cacouna, Tadousac, saguenay, Ottawa, Toronto, Niagara Falls, Thousand Islands, Yosemite Valley, Cal., Lake George, Adirondacks, Ausable Chasm. 21 First Prizes, Medal and Diploma, Established 1864" Reverse: "
    Imagecomment     "J. G. Parks, Portrait and Landscape Photographer, 2264 St. Catherine Street, Montreal" "A Chocice Selection of Views of Montreal, Quebec, Mur. Bay, Cacouna, Tadousac, saguenay, Ottawa, Toronto, Niagara Falls, Thousand ...
  • Shooting the Rapids in St. Mary's River
    Image       Two paddler and one passenger in a birchbark canoe shooting the Rapids in St. Mary's River
    Image     Two paddler and one passenger in a birchbark canoe shooting the Rapids in St. Mary's River
  • Night scene on Lake Erie
    Image       A passenger steamboat crosses Lake Erie at night (and, as always, with the moon in the background).
    Image     A passenger steamboat crosses Lake Erie at night (and, as always, with the moon in the background).
  • American Steam Vessels
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  • Steamer Chicora
    Image       Steamer Chicora
    Image     Steamer Chicora
  • Steamboat ALGERIAN
    Image       Photograph of the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company steamboat ALGERIAN
    Image     Photograph of the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company steamboat ALGERIAN
  • Steamer ARABIAN
    Image       Steamer Arabian
    Image     Steamer Arabian
  • The Steamer Europa
    Image       "The Steamer Europa"
    Image     "The Steamer Europa"
  • Night Scene at Ballard's Reef, Detroit River
    Image       "Night Scene at Ballard's Reef, Detroit River. A narrow channel of about 17 ½ feet depth at this point in the Detroit river, dug through solid rock and boulders in most parts, is lighted by three gas buoys. Over 30,690,572 tons of cargo was carried by this point in 1897."
    Image     "Night Scene at Ballard's Reef, Detroit River. A narrow channel of about 17 ½ feet depth at this point in the Detroit river, dug through solid rock and boulders in ...
  • Mouth of the Detroit River from Bois Blanc Island
    Image       Three steamboats enter the Detroit River from Lake Erie from a view taken near the Boblo Island Lighthouse.
    Image     Three steamboats enter the Detroit River from Lake Erie from a view taken near the Boblo Island Lighthouse.
  • Steamboat Thomas Jefferson
    Image       "Steamboat Thomas Jefferson. Built at Erie, Pa., in 1834. Crosshead engine, 150 horse power, placed in the steamboat Louisiana in 1846, and lost with her in 1858. From "American Steam Vessels." copyright 1895 by Smith & Stanton."
    Image     "Steamboat Thomas Jefferson. Built at Erie, Pa., in 1834. Crosshead engine, 150 horse power, placed in the steamboat Louisiana in 1846, and lost with her in 1858. From "American Steam ...
  • Passenger Steamboat Empire
    Imagecomment       "Passenger Steamboat Empire. Built at Cleveland, O., in 1844. First steamboat in the United States to measure over 1,000 tons, and when she came out was 200 tons larger than any other steam vessel in the world; length over all 260 feet; engines inclined low pressure, below deck; 600 horse ...
    Imagecomment     "Passenger Steamboat Empire. Built at Cleveland, O., in 1844. First steamboat in the United States to measure over 1,000 tons, and when she came out was 200 tons larger than ...
  • Propeller Princeton
    Image       "Propeller Princeton. Built at Perrysburgh, O., in 1845. First propeller on Great Lakes that had an upper cabin; two twin screw engines; 24-inch cylinder by 24-inches stroke. From "American Steam Vessels." copyright 1895, by Smith & Stanton."
    Image     "Propeller Princeton. Built at Perrysburgh, O., in 1845. First propeller on Great Lakes that had an upper cabin; two twin screw engines; 24-inch cylinder by 24-inches stroke. From "American Steam ...
  • INDIANA
    Image       "Steamboat Indiana. Built at Toledo, O., in 1841. Ran between Toledo and Buffalo until burned at Conneaut, O., in 1848. From "American Steam Vessels." Copyright 1895, by Smith & Stanton."
    Image     "Steamboat Indiana. Built at Toledo, O., in 1841. Ran between Toledo and Buffalo until burned at Conneaut, O., in 1848. From "American Steam Vessels." Copyright 1895, by Smith & Stanton."
  • Steamboat Atlantic
    Image       "Steamboat Atlantic. Built at Newport, Mich., in 1848. Length 267 feet; 1,155 tons; in her day unsurpassed in elegance and convenience; in 1852 run down off Long Point, by propeller Ogdensburg, and sunk; 150 lives lost. From "American Steam Vessels," Copyright 1895, by Smith & Stanton."
    Image     "Steamboat Atlantic. Built at Newport, Mich., in 1848. Length 267 feet; 1,155 tons; in her day unsurpassed in elegance and convenience; in 1852 run down off Long Point, by propeller ...
  • Steamboat Mississippi
    Image       "Steamboat Mississippi. Built at Buffalo, N. Y., in 1853. A floating palace; length 335 feet; tonnage 1,829; one beam engine, 82-inch cylinder, 12-feet stroke; three boilers, each 50 feet long by 11 feet diamete; dismantled in 1863, hull remodeled into a dry dock."
    Image     "Steamboat Mississippi. Built at Buffalo, N. Y., in 1853. A floating palace; length 335 feet; tonnage 1,829; one beam engine, 82-inch cylinder, 12-feet stroke; three boilers, each 50 feet long ...
  • Steamer Lady Elgin
    Image       "Steamer Lady Elgin. Wrecked off Winnetka, September 8, 1860, by collision with schooner Augusta. 400 passengers on board -- only 98 saved. From a photograph taken as the steamer lay in the Chicago river, between Clark and La Salle streets, September 7, 1860, the day before the disaster. Copy obtained ...
    Image     "Steamer Lady Elgin. Wrecked off Winnetka, September 8, 1860, by collision with schooner Augusta. 400 passengers on board -- only 98 saved. From a photograph taken as the steamer lay ...
  • Steamer North Star
    Image       "Steamboat North Star. Built at Cleveland in 1854. Length 274 feet; 1,106 tons; splendidly furnished for Lake Superior line; speed 16 miles an hour; burned at Cleveland in 1862. From "American Steam Vessels." copyright 1895, by Smith & Stnton."
    Image     "Steamboat North Star. Built at Cleveland in 1854. Length 274 feet; 1,106 tons; splendidly furnished for Lake Superior line; speed 16 miles an hour; burned at Cleveland in 1862. From ...
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