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Launch of MAJESTIC at Collingwood 
Image  23 Apr 1895  ...The date is April 23, 1895 and the crowd has just witnessed the launch of MAJESTIC at Collingwood....
MONARCH in the Soo Canal 
Image  c1890-99  MONARCH is seen in the Soo Canal in this early photo. It can be dated as prior to 1899 as she still carries the insignia of the North West Transportation Company.
LLOYD S. PORTER on the St. Clair River 
Image  c1893-98  LLOYD S. PORTER, in the colours of the Jenks Shipbuilding Company, is seen on the St. Clair River sometime between 1893 and 1898.
ARK,  CLINTON, ACADIA and MACASSA in Muir's pond 
Image  before 1896  Along with the barge ARK, "rabbit" CLINTON, and the larger ACADIA, MACASSA reposes in Muir's pond, Port Dalhousie.
MARISKA upbound in the Weitzel Lock 
Image  1895  This very early photo shows MARISKA upbound in the Weitzel Lock at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. Note the absence of an after mast.
Resolute 
Image  c1890s  Photograph of lumber carrier RESOLUTE docked at Midland. Note the sail on her mast, the stocked anchor hung from her starboard bow and the lifeboat suspended above deck on the kingpost.
Marina and Mariposa 
Image  c1892-1901  Photograph of the MARINA and MARIPOSA downbound in the canal at Sault Sainte Marie. They are in Minnesota Steamship Company colours.
Penobscot 
Image  ca 1895  Photograph of the PENOBSCOT is upbound at the Soo.
Modjeska 
Image  ca 1890s  Photograph of MODJESKA on Muir's Drydock at Port Dalhousie. The Mathews steamer NIAGARA is visible in the right background.
Algerian 
Image  ca 1890s  Photograph of the Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Company steamboat ALGERIAN in the Thousand Islands.
Hiawatha 
Image  ca 1890s  Photograph of the HIAWATHA loading ore at a Lake Superior port.
Carmona 
Image  c1890s  Photograph of steamboat CARMONA entering the harbour at Kincardine.
The CHICORA on Lake Ontario 
Image  c 1895  Stereoview of the ex-Civil War blockade runner CHICORA which came to the Great Lakes in 1868. She operated on the upper lakes until being bought by the Niagara Navigation Company and returned to Lake Ontario for the opening of the 1878 season. The combination of Strohmey & Wyman with Underwood and...
Loading the Great Whaleback Ship at the Famous Grain Elevators, Chicago 
Image  1895  ..."Loading the Great Whaleback Ship at the Famous Grain Elevators, Chicago, U.S.A. copyright, 1895 by Geo. Barker; Geo. Barker, Photographer, Strohmeyer & Wyman Publishers; Grand Diamond Badge Prize; Eleven First Prize Medals; Sold by Underwood & Underwood, New York, Liverpool, Toronto Canada, Ottawa...
Richard Davis 
Image  c1895  Photographic portrait of Richard Davis, head of the Marine Boiler Works, Milwaukee, WI Illustration from J. B. Mansfield, ed., History of the Great Lakes. Volume II, Chicago: J. H. Beers & Co., 1899
Oscar F. Davis 
Image  c1895  Photographic portrait of Oscar F. Davis, son of Richard Davis and partner in Davis Bros. Manufacturing Company, Milwaukee Illustration from J. B. Mansfield, ed., History of the Great Lakes. Volume II, Chicago: J. H. Beers & Co., 1899
William I. Davis 
Image  c1895  Photographic portrait of William I. Davis, son of Richard Davis and partner in Davis Bros. Manufacturing Company, Milwaukee Illustration from J. B. Mansfield, ed., History of the Great Lakes. Volume II, Chicago: J. H. Beers & Co., 1899
ALGERIAN 
Image  c 1895  The Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company steamer ALGERIAN. In the background on the left iis a hotel. Two buildings with substantial chimnies are in the centre background. It may well be that ALGERIAN is in the Lachine canal in Montreal. Crew watch the camera from the forward gangway, in...
Toronto Steamer, "CHICORA" in Niagara River 
Image  c 1895  Stereoview of the ex-Civil War blockade runner CHICORA entering the Niagara River. "American Series"
Robert Rowan McLeod 
Image  c1895  Photograph of Captain Robert Rowan McLeod, who died in the MARQUETTE & BESSEMER No. 2 sinking in 1909

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