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  • Night scene on Lake Erie
        A passenger steamboat crosses Lake Erie at night (and, as always, with the moon in the background).
      A passenger steamboat crosses Lake Erie at night (and, as always, with ...
  • Steamer Chicora
        Steamer Chicora
      Steamer Chicora
  • Steamboat ALGERIAN
        Photograph of the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company steamboat ALGERIAN
      Photograph of the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company steamboat ALGERIAN
  • Steamer ARABIAN
        Steamer Arabian
      Steamer Arabian
  • The Steamer Europa
        "The Steamer Europa"
      "The Steamer Europa"
  • Night Scene at Ballard's Reef, Detroit River
        "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."
      "Night Scene at Ballard's Reef, Detroit River. A narrow channel of about ...
  • Mouth of the Detroit River from Bois Blanc Island
        Three steamboats enter the Detroit River from Lake Erie from a view taken near the Boblo Island Lighthouse.
      Three steamboats enter the Detroit River from Lake Erie from a view ...
  • Steamboat Thomas Jefferson
        "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."
      "Steamboat Thomas Jefferson. Built at Erie, Pa., in 1834. Crosshead engine, 150 ...
  • Passenger Steamboat Empire
        "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 ...
      "Passenger Steamboat Empire. Built at Cleveland, O., in 1844. First steamboat in ...
  • Propeller Princeton
        "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."
      "Propeller Princeton. Built at Perrysburgh, O., in 1845. First propeller on Great ...
  • INDIANA
        "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 Indiana. Built at Toledo, O., in 1841. Ran between Toledo and ...
  • Steamboat Atlantic
        "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."
      "Steamboat Atlantic. Built at Newport, Mich., in 1848. Length 267 feet; 1,155 ...
  • Steamboat Mississippi
        "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."
      "Steamboat Mississippi. Built at Buffalo, N. Y., in 1853. A floating palace; ...
  • Steamer Lady Elgin
        "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 ...
      "Steamer Lady Elgin. Wrecked off Winnetka, September 8, 1860, by collision with ...
  • Steamer North Star
        "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."
      "Steamboat North Star. Built at Cleveland in 1854. Length 274 feet; 1,106 ...
  • Steamboat Western Metropolis
        "Steamboat Western Metropolis. Built at Buffalo in 1856. Length 340 feet; tonnage 1,860; one beam engine, cylinder 76 inches diameter; 12 feet stroke; easily made 21 miles an hour between Buffalo and Toledo; made a bark in 1862, carrying 5,000 yards of canvas, and never beaten by any sail craft; ...
      "Steamboat Western Metropolis. Built at Buffalo in 1856. Length 340 feet; tonnage ...
  • Steamer Milwaukee
        "Steamer Milwaukee. Built at Buffalo in 1859. Length 247 feet; tonnage 1,100; wrecked at Grand Haven, Mich., in 1868. From "American Steam Vessels." copyright 1895, by Smith & Stanton."
      "Steamer Milwaukee. Built at Buffalo in 1859. Length 247 feet; tonnage 1,100; ...
  • Propeller Ironsides
        "Propeller Ironsides. Built at Cleveland, O., in 1864. Length over 231 feet; tonnage 1,123; an elegant passenger propeller built for the Lake Superior line; transferred to Lake Michigan and lost at Grand Haven in 1873 with twenty-four lives."
      "Propeller Ironsides. Built at Cleveland, O., in 1864. Length over 231 feet; ...
  • Steel steamer S. S. Curry
        The Hawgood-Avery Transit Company steel steamer S. S. CURRY
      The Hawgood-Avery Transit Company steel steamer S. S. CURRY
  • Steel steamer Penobscot
        Photograph of the Eddy-Shaw Transportation Company steel steamer PENOBSCOT
      Photograph of the Eddy-Shaw Transportation Company steel steamer PENOBSCOT
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