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ALGERIAN Running the Lachine Rapids on the St. Lawrence River 
ImageComments  c 1900  Coloured postcard of Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company steamboat ALGERIAN in the Lachine Rapids, flying company pennant from the foremast and Stars and Stripes from the stern. Undivided back for address Published by the American News Company, New York, Leipzig, Berlin and Dresden;...
Niagara Navigation Coy.'s Steamer "Chicora" 
ImageComments  c 1907  Coloured postcard of the Niagara Navigation Company steamboat CHICORA on Lake Ontario "Niagara Navigation Coy.'s Steamer "Chicora" Reverse: "The Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co., Ltd. Montreal and Toronto; Printed in Great Britain" PostMarked "Toronto, Ont., 1:30 PM, 24 Jul 1908"
R & O Palace Steamer "Kingston", Thousand Islands, NY 
ImageComments  c 1900  Coloured postcard of Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company steamboat KINGSTON on the Saint Lawrence River in the Thousand Islands. Brief handwritten note on the front; " Went to the rink that afternoon, had a nice time. Thanks very much for cards. A. Libby is here. Sincerely Yours O" Addressed...
Str. "Rapids Prince" in the midst of the Maelstrom while shooting the Long Sault Rapid, St. Lawrence River, Canada 
ImageComments  c1913  Coloured postcard of Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company steamboat RAPIDS PRINCE shooting the Long Sault Rapids of the Saint Lawrence River Divided back. Unused postally "Str. "Rapids Prince" in the midst of the Maelstrom while shooting the Long Sault Rapid, St. Lawrence River, Canada"...
In the Harbor, Collingwood, Canada 
ImageCommentsMysteries    Coloured postcard of Collingwood harbour with four steamboats in port Divided back. Postmarked "Port Arthur, 22 Sep 1911 10:30 pm" "In the Harbor, Collingwood, Canada" Reverse: " Published by Stedman Bros., Brantford, Canada. Made in Germany 655"
The steamer MACASSA in the Burlington Canal 
ImageComments  c 1888  Photograph of the Burlington Canal, looking out toward the Lake, from the top of the Royal Hamilton Yacht Club house. The steamer MACASSA is passing the swing bridge built by the Hamilton & NorthWestern Ry. in 1876. The Main Light Station was established in 1838. In the foreground is one of the...
The steamer MACASSA entering Toronto harbour 
ImageComments  c 1888  Used to illustrate Ivan S. Brookes, Hamilton Harbor, 1826-1901 .
Niagara Navigation Co. Steamer "spinning" in the Rapids below Queenston Heights. 
ImageComments  1913  Niagara Navigation Company steamer CHIPPEWA "spinning" in the Rapids below Queenston Heights to pass from Queenston to Lewiston. Brock's Monument stands on the Heights in the background. Used in Barlow Cumberland, A Century of Sail and Steam on the Niagara River
The CAYUGA in Niagara River off Youngstown. 
ImageComments  1913  Used in Barlow Cumberland, A Century of Sail and Steam on the Niagara River
Unloading an ore-steamer at Cleveland, O. -- lowering a 5-ton electric clam into the hold 
ImageComments  c1910  Unloading Pittsburgh Steamship Company lake, WILLIAM R. LINN at Cleveland using a five ton clamshell. A number of sailors wait, by sitting on the hatch covers. "7963 (a) Unloading an ore-steamer at Cleveland, O. -- lowering a 5-ton electric clam into the hold. Copyright Underwood & Underwood...
Niagara Steamer "Chippewa" 
ImageComments  c1925  Coloured postcard of the Niagara Navigation Company steamboat CHIPPEWA. Patriotic postcard with a multi-coloured Maple Leaf and "Canada Land of the Maple" in one corner. Postmarked "Niagara Falls 23 Aug 1928" "Niagara Steamer "Chippewa" Reverse: "The Post Card & Greeting Card Co. Ltd., Toronto"...
View of River at Charlotte, Near Yacht Club, Rochester, N. Y. 
ImageComments  c 1905  Coloured postcard of the Yacht Club at the Charlotte, NY, at the mouth of the Genessee river below Rochester, NY. In the background the steamboat OTTAWA (ex. A. B. TAYLOR) leaves port. Another version of this view identifies part of the picture as the Naval Reserve Station. Postally unused....
Northern Navigation Co.'s Steamer "Majestic" 
ImageComments  c. 1912  The Northern Navigation Company's steamboat MAJESTIC. A divided back postcard postmarked Collingwood, Ont., 10 Dec. 1912 from "Northern Navigation Co.'s Steamer "Majestic"" "102,809" Reverse: "The Valentine & Sons Publishing Co., Ltd. Montreal and Toronto Printed in Great Britain"
Northern Navigation Co.'s Steamer "Saronic," Lake Superior Division 
ImageComments  c1907  A coloured postcard of the steamboat SARONIC of the Northern Navigation Company's Lake Superior Division A coloured divided back postcard. "Northern Navigation Co.'s Steamer "Saronic," Lake Superior Division" "102,812" Reverse: "The Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co., Ltd. Montreal and Toronto...
"Assiniboia" at Owen Sound, Flagship of C.P.R. Upper Lake Fleet 
ImageComments  c. 1907  The flagship ASSINIBOIA of the Canada Pacific Railway Upper Lake Fleet in port at Owen Sound A coloured postcard with a divided back ""Assiniboia" at Owen Sound, Flagship of C.P.R. Upper Lake Fleet" Reverse: "Published by Stedman Bros., Brantford, Canada. Made in Germany"
Steamer "North King" plying on Lake Ontario, Charlotte, N. Y. 
ImageComments  c 1907  Coloured postcard of the Lake Ontario & Bay of Quinte Navigation Company steamboat NORTH KING in Charlotte, New York about 1907. The bow is painted with "Bay of Quinte Line" Formerly as the NORSEMAN for the Gildersleeve interests, she ran from Charlotte (the port of Rochester, NY) to various ports...
Montreal, Corsican Lachine Rapids 
ImageComments  c1904  Coloured postcard of Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company steamboat CORSICAN shooting the Lachine Rapids of the Saint Lawrence River Divided back. Postally unused "Montreal, Corsican Lachine Rapids" Reverse: "Illustrated Postcard Co., Montreal"
Maid of the Mist, Nymph of the Mighty Cataract, Niagara Falls 
ImageComments  1903  Stereoview of the MAID OF THE MIST in the Niagara River below the American Falls. This is the original of the two MAIDs in this era. "(5) 5399- Maid of the Mist , Nymph of the Mighty Cataract, Niagara Falls, U.S.A. copyright 1903 by Underwood & Underwood" "Underwood & Underwood, New York, London,...
Welland Canal (Lock 1).  Port Dalhousie, Ont., Canada 
ImageComments  c. 1915  A view of a canaller arriving at Port Dalhousie at the mouth of the Welland Canal from Lake Ontario. In the background is one of the Port Dalhousie range lights. A divided back post card. Postmarked "St. Catharines, Ont. 15 Mar 1915" Sent to Mr. Harry Carr, Clinton Conn, from Geo. W. Morse....
Large Iron Ore Boat Leaving Sault Ste. Marie Locks, to Enter Lake Huron, Michigan 
ImageComments  c 1940  Stereoview of the Reiss Steamship Company laker, WILLIAM A. REISS (ex. JOHN A. TOPPING), exiting the Soo locks. 37055 Large Iron Ore Boat Leaving Sault Ste. Marie Locks, to Enter Lake Huron, Michigan Reverse: "37055 The Locks at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan" "We hear a great deal of the Suez...

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