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The CHICORA on Lake Ontario 
Image  c 1895  ...The combination of Strohmey & Wyman with Underwood and Underwood were active in the 1890s and early 1900s....
[PRESCOTT] In Lachine Rapids near Montreal 
Image    ...This is, in fact, an altered copy of a Notman photograph of the PASSPORT from the 1880s or 1890s. See the linked photograph in Ivan Brookes, History of Hamilton Harbour ...
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...
Loading the Great Whaleback Ship at the Famous Grain Elevators, Chicago 
Image  1895  Stereoview of the whaleback steamer An earlier version of this view exists that co-incides with the Columbian Exposition at Chicago and is copyright 1893. A later version of this view was published by Underwood and Underwood. "Loading the Great Whaleback Ship at the Famous Grain Elevators,...
The steamer ALGERIAN berthed at Swift's Wharf in Kingston 
Image  c 1890  The Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company steamer ALGERIAN berthed at Swift's Wharf in Kingston Used to illustrate Ivan S. Brookes, Hamilton Harbor, 1826-1901 . This image also appears in Walter Lewis and Rick Neilson's The River Palace , 2008.
Steamer ARABIAN 
Image  c1892  Steamer Arabian Used to illustrate Ivan S. Brookes, Hamilton Harbor, 1826-1901 .
The steamer ACACIA 
Image  c1893  The Matthews Brothers steamer Acacia in Lock 1 at Pt. Dalhousie Used to illustrate Ivan S. Brookes, Hamilton Harbor, 1826-1901 .
CHIPPEWA in Toronto Harbour 
Image    The Niagara Navigation Company steamboat CHIPPEWA with what appears to be the Toronto Islands in the background A small, poorly cut black and white photograph mounted on a gray backing board. This was probably amount the souvenirs one could could buy of a trip on the CHIPPEWA in the era before...
Sweet Silver Light of the Moon, Thousand Islands 
Image  1898  Moonlight steamboat in the Thousand Islands in 1898. The steamboat's profile fits that of the NEW ISLAND WANDERER. "12790 Sweet Silver Light of the Moon, Thousand Islands" "James M. Davis, New York, St. Louis, Liverpool, Toronto, Sydney" "Copyright 1898, by B. W. Kilburn" Reverse: "Photographed...
Deck of the CHICORA on Lake Ontario 
Image  c 1890  Stereoview of a group of passengers on the promenade deck of the Niagara Navigation Company steamboat CHICORA. Publication of this view must have pre-dated the move of Underwood & Underwood's headquarters to New York in 1891. C. Bierstadt, Publisher, Niagara Falls, NY; Sold only by Underwood &...
City of Collingwood 
Image    Real Photo postcard of the CITY OF COLLINGWOOD City of Collingwood
CIBOLA on Lake Ontario 
Image  c 1890  Stereoview of the Niagara Navigation Company steamboat CIBOLA on Lake Ontario. Publication of this view must have pre-dated the move of Underwood & Underwood's headquarters to New York in 1891. A pen note on the reverse says" bought at the house by C. Hansen May 1891 Price 14 cents" C....
KATHLEEN 
Image  c 1892  ...KATHLEEN was launched in Kingston in 1888, and rebuilt in Deseronto in 1891 before being sold to the North Shore Navigation Company on Georgian Bay. In 1893 she was renamed CITY OF LONDON. In 1899 she was moved back to the Saint Lawrence River. Fanjoy is known to have operated in Alliston, 1890-96....
Martello Tower, Kingston Harbor 
ImageComments  c 1890  Mounted black and white photograph of Kingston Harbour from the late nineteenth century. The picture predates the large grain elevators that were a feature of the waterfron by the turn of the century. The one steamboat appears in the company of several schooners moored at wharves to the...
New Administration Building at Sault Sainte Marie Canal 
Image  1899  New Administration Building. For the use of the officials of the U. S. canal and locks at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan Illustration from J. B. Mansfield, ed., History of the Great Lakes. Volume I, Chicago: J. H. Beers & Co., 1899
Night Scene at Ballard's Reef, Detroit River 
Image  1899  Illustration from J. B. Mansfield, ed., History of the Great Lakes. Volume I, Chicago: J. H. Beers & Co., 1899 "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...
Mouth of the Detroit River from Bois Blanc Island 
Image  1899  Three steamboats enter the Detroit River from Lake Erie from a view taken near the Boblo Island Lighthouse. Illustration from J. B. Mansfield, ed., History of the Great Lakes. Volume I, Chicago: J. H. Beers & Co., 1899.
Coal Unloader at Ashtabula 
Image  1899  Early coal handling equipment at the port of Ashtabula, OH Illustration from J. B. Mansfield, ed., History of the Great Lakes. Volume I, Chicago: J. H. Beers & Co., 1899.
Iron Ore Shipping Docks, Duluth, Minn. 
Image  1899  Iron ore handling wharves at the Duluth, MN, with three lakers loading. Illustration from J. B. Mansfield, ed., History of the Great Lakes. Volume I, Chicago: J. H. Beers & Co., 1899. "Iron Ore Shipping Docks, Duluth, Minn. Length of each 2,304 feet; total capacity 100,000 tons; time required to...
Steamer Unloading at Conneaut, Ohio. 
Image  1899  Iron ore handling wharves at Conneaut, OH, with one lakers unloading. Illustration from J. B. Mansfield, ed., History of the Great Lakes. Volume I, Chicago: J. H. Beers & Co., 1899. "Steamer Unloading at Conneaut, Ohio. This plant is used for unloading from the steamer and loading directly into...

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