The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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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"
Les Bateaux de la Cie Sincennes Mcnoughton dans le Port de Sorel, P. Q. 
ImageMysteries  1907  Black and white postcard of the Sincennes McNaughton tug fleet and the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company fleets at Sorel, QU. The BERTHIER can be identified immediately behind the three decked passenger steamboat at the far right side of the image. Both fleets wintered at Sorel so this may...
Emptying Lock No. 2, Welland Ship Canal, Canada 
ImageCommentsMysteries  c 1930  Photograph of Lock no. 2 with a canaler in the lock. One of a series of twelve photographs of the Welland Canal taken about 1930.
Whaleback Leaving Poe Lock, Soo, Mich. 
ImageCommentsMysteries  c1908  A coloured postcard of a whaleback exiting the Poe lock of the Sault Sainte Marie Canal, leaving a whaleback barge and another freighter in the lock. Divided back. Postmarked "Sault Sainte Marie, MI, 19 May 1910" "Whaleback Leving Poe Lock, Soo, Mich." Reverse: "662 Pub. by Young, Lord & Rhoades...
Elevators, Fort William 
ImageCommentsMysteries  c1907  Black and white postcard of steamboats loading grain at the Canadian Pacific Railway grain elevators in Fort William, ON Divided back. Postally unused. Back features a CPR crest in the square for the stamp. "Elevators, Fort William" "100,528" Reverse: "The Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co., Ltd....
The Last Boat of the Season at Owen Sound, Ont., Canada 
ImageCommentsMysteries  c1910  Coloured postcard of a freighter and some her crew tied up along the wharf in Owen Sound towards the end of the season. Divided back. Postmarked Owen Sound, ON, 11 May 1914. This is an exact duplicate of an image marked "The last boat of the Season at Port Arthur, Ont. Canada and given the same...
Lake Boats breaking through the ice in the harbor, Fairport Harbor, Ohio 
ImageCommentsMysteries  c1903  Black and white postcard of SHENANGO No. 1 leading another steamboat into Fairport, OH through the ice. SHENANGO No. 1 burned while caught in the ice on March 11, 1904. Undivided back. Postally unused. "Lake Boats breaking through the ice in the harbor, Fairport Harbor, Ohio" Reverse: "No. 4196...
Freighters in Welland Ship Canal, Ontario 
ImageMysteries  c 1930  Postcard of three large freighters tied up in the Welland Canal. A fourth freighter can be seen in the middle distance. In the foreground is a Canadian Dredge & Dock tug and barge. First freighter in line Paterson's FORT WILLDOC and the following two have Misener/Colonial steamship stacks....
Grain elevator, Fort William, Lake Superior, one outlet for Manitoba wheat 
ImageMysteries  c 1904  Stereoview of two steamboats loading grain at the Canadian Pacific Railway elevators at Fort William. An adult watches two children play with a cat in the foreground. "11101-Grain elevator, Fort William, Lake Superior, one outlet for Manitoba wheat. Copyright Underwood & Underwood. U-31096" ...
The Tionesta, Typical Great Lakes Steamer, Lake Superior 
ImageCommentsMysteries  c 1920  Stereoview of the Great Lakes Transit Corporation steamboat TIONESTA in port on Lake Superior. In the background is the Cohodas Brothers warehouse. To the left is a railroad boxcar. "32042 The Tionesta, Typical Great Lakes Steamer, Lake Superior" "43" "Keystone View Company Cpyrighted...
Yonge St. Wharf, Saturday Afternoon 
ImageMysteries  1880  Stereoview of the Yonge Street wharf. At least four steamboats are in port. Three of the four have passengers on board, many of them holding up umbrellas to shield them from the sun. In the foreground there is a large stack of cordwood waiting to be carried across the gangplank. Behind the...
Central Elevator 
ImageMysteries  c 1875  Stereoview of a propeller lying off the Central Elevator in the Chicago River. "No. 57, Central Elevator" Chicago and Vicinity. New Series, 187" Lovejoy & Foster, 87 Clark St., Chicago"
ABYSSINIAN Steamer 
ImageMysteries  c1874  Stereoview of the Union Navigation Company steamboat ABYSSINIAN, probably at Montreal. The label on the top of the paddlewheel box is "Co'e de Nav'n Union". Formerly the American steamboat ONTARIO, Abyssinian was sold by the Canadian Navigation Company (CNCo) to the Union Navigation Company in...
Osceola 
ImageMysteries  c1900  Photograph of steamboat OSCEOLA. An officer stands on the port side of the pilothouse. Four other members of the crew look over the starboard side of the steamer. "1383"
Bowmanville Harbour 
ImageCommentsMysteries  c1905  Black and white lithographed postcard of a Richelieu and Ontario Navigation company steamboat at the mouth of the harbour at Bowmanville, ON. A crowd of potential passengers waits at the end of the pier by the lighthouse. Divided back. Postmarked Bowmanville, 3 Sep 1905. "Bowmanville Harbour"
The Last Boat of the Season at Port Arthur, Ont., Canada 
ImageMysteries  c1910  Coloured postcard of a freighter and some her crew tied up along the wharf in Port Arthur towards the end of the season. Divided back. Postally unused. This is an exact duplicate of an image marked "The last boat of the Season at Owen Sound, Ont. Canada and given the same number in the Valentine...
Saint Clair River 
ImageMysteries  c 1875-78  Stereoview of a small fleet of ferries, probably on the Saint Clair River between Sarnia and Port Huron. Five vessels are clearly seen with at least two more in the background. Among the paddlewheelers are the RUBY and SARNIA. SARNIA operated on the Saint Clair River frm 1860 until a fire in Jan....
At the Welland Canal 
ImageCommentsMysteries  c1930  Stereoview of Foote Transit Company steamboat, F. V. MASSEY, making its way down the newly expanded Fourth Welland Canal in the early 1930s. This view is from Bridge 5 (Glendale Avenue looking north towards Lock 3. "460 G" "34053" "At the Welland Canal" "Keystone View Company" Manufacturers...
Across Sault Ste. Marie N.E. from Michigan end of canal, over waiting vessels, to Canada 
ImageMysteries  copyright 1905  Stereoview of the upper end of the Soo canals at Sault Sainte Marie, MI. One laker has exited the lock, when another enters and a third is approaching. Other vessels, including a tug are tied up at the approaches. "7998 - Across Sault Ste. Marie N.E. from Michigan end of canal, over waiting...
Dock Scene, Alexandria Bay, Thousand Islands, N. Y. 
ImageMysteries  circa 1907  Postcard showing a series of steamboats and yachts in Alexandria Bay in the Thousand Islands. A steam yacht lies in the foreground with a set of boxes stacked on the dock next to it. A Sign on the building next to the dock reads "Office of 1000 Island Steamboat [Company] in connection with New...

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