The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Subject:  Steamboats  Decade:  1950  Sort by:  Relevance
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"Fontana" taking coal at Sodus, 1955 
Image  1955  Self-unloader "Fontana" of Boland-Cornelius fleet takes on a load of bituminous coal at the Pennsylvania Railroad coal trestle at Sodus Point, N.Y. in the summer of 1955. Coal was then taken to Niagara-Mohawk steam generating plant in Oswego. This "shuttle" existed for some 25 years, at times...
Miss Louisiana (Steamboat), U253687, 1951 
TextNewspapers  1951  ex SCIOTO, R.J. NUGENT
Q-050 (Steamboat), C257514, 1951 
TextNewspapers  1951  ex STAMBA 1, ABU HADRIYAH 11,
Overniter (Steamboat), U81811, 1955 
TextNewspapers  1955  ex WESTERN STATES
Ranger (Steamboat), 1956 
TextNewspapers  1956  ex HASTINGS,
Western States (Steamboat), U81811, 1955 
TextNewspapers  1955  ...      April 1955 - The old Western States, veteran lakes cruise ship until 1950, will begin a new role in her long term of service. A Michigan syndicate plans to tow her to the north end of Saginaw Bay, to East Tawas, Michigan, where she will become a floating summer...
Eastern States (Steamboat), U136981, 1957 
TextNewspapers  1957  burned at spectacle
Western States (Steamboat), U81811, 1959 
TextNewspapers  1959  scrapped at Bay City, Mich.
Greyhound (Steamboat), U86621, 1959 
TextNewspapers  1959  scrapped
City of Detroit III (Steamboat), U209571, 1956 
TextNewspapers  1956  dismantled, Detroit 1956
Western States (Steamboat), U81811, fire, 1 Mar 1959 
TextNewspapers  1959  Reason: fire Lives: nil Freight: nil Remarks: Total loss
Midland City (Steamboat), burnt intentionally, 1955 
TextNewspapers  1955  Reason: burnt intentionally Lives: nil Remarks: Total loss
ImageCommentsMysteries  c1958,   Colour photograph of VACATIONLAND and an unidentified laker in the Straits of Michilimackinac From the collection of Clarence E. Jones, a fireman on the CITY OF PETOSKEY as well as the CITY OF CHEBOYGAN.
MICHIGAN approaching Sault locks 
Image  July 1957  Third in a set of pictures from a private "viewmaster" reel showing the Canadian lock at Sault Sainte Marie in July 1957. The Texas Company (Texaco) tanker MICHIGAN is approaching. In 1960, Texaco renamed her TEXACO MICHIGAN. "Canadian Locks Reel No. 23" "July 1957"

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