The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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The Wharves, Montreal, Canada 
Image  1915  Stereoview of Montreal Harbour 10625- The Wharves, Montreal Canada; Lat. 45 N; Long. 74 W; Montreal is the great commercial center of the Dominion of Canada. It is situated on the north side of the St. Lawrence River and is 625 miles from the Atlantic Ocean. It is the leading port for the...
Montreal Harbor looking East, Montreal, Can. 
Image    Coloured postcard showing a crowded Montreal harbour. Two ocean-going vessels, probably of the Allan Line lie on the further side of the basin. Four or five steamboats and unpowered barges are tied up abreast. One is the CONDOR. Coloured postcard. Divided back "Montreal Harbor looking East,...
Moonlight on the Harbour, Port Hope, Canada 
Image  c 1907  Coloured postcard of a moolit Port Hope harbour. One of the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation steamboats is heavily lit up on the outside of the pier. A tugboat and barge (possibly carrying coal or dredge spoil is inside the pier. A third vessel, possibly a dredge is to the lower left. The...
Buffalo Harbor, Buffalo, N.Y. 
Image  c 1910  Coloured postcard of a busy harbour scene in Buffalo, New York in the early 1890s. The postcard probably dates from a decade later. In the foreground on the left hand side is the WILLIAM H. BARNUM of Buffalo which sank off Mackinaw City in the spring of 1894. At least eight other vessels are in...
The steam barge D.R. VAN ALLEN 
Image  c 1873  Photograph of the steam barge D.R. VAN ALLEN probably at Oswego Used to illustrate Ivan S. Brookes, Hamilton Harbor, 1826-1901 .
Port Hope from the Lighthouse 
Image  c 1905  Black and white postcard of Port Hope harbour. One of the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation steamboats is heavily lit up on the outside of the pier. A tugboat and barge (possibly carrying coal or dredge spoil is inside the pier. A third vessel is the government dredge NIPISSING. The original...
Mouth of the Erie Canal, Buffalo, New York 
Image  c 1916  Stereoview of Buffalo harbour and the western terminus of the Erie Canal. A wide array of barrels is various conditions dominates the foreground. Wooden and steel lakers stand by the grain elevators. A boom loads barrels into an Erie canal barge. 48 6835 -- Mouth of Erie Canal, Buffalo, N....
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....
View of Oswego harbor 
Image  1890  Photograph of Oswego harbor from the bridge in 1890. A number of schooners can be seen lining the western (left) side of the harbour, along with a couple of tugs. Beside them can be seen the North-western Elevator and a building labelled Lehigh Valley Coal. Timber lines the wharves. In the...
Shipyard, Chautier de Sorel, Que 
Image  c1910  Real photo postcard of the shipyard in Sorel, QU complete with dredges and tugs. In the middle distance is one of the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation steamboats in winter quarters (or there for repair) "Shipyard, Chautier de Sorel, Que"
A Great Lakes Freighter Laden with Ore Coming into the Harbor, Conneaut, Ohio, U.S.A. 
Image  c1905  Stereoview of a laker with a load of iron ore steaming into Conneaut, OH past dredges and a dump barge and the old Conneaut lighthouse. The piers of the new harbor can be seen beyond the current piers. 163 6676 -- A Great Lakes Freighter Laden with Ore Coming into the Harbor, Conneaut, Ohio,...
Unloading lumber in the Twin Cities 
Image  c1912  Coloured postcard of the Edward Hines Lumber Co. steamboat L. L. BARTH unloading lumber into a barge.
Steel Corporation Ore Carriers on the Lakes -- Steamer Elwood and tow barge John Fitz 
Image  1903, p. 394, p. 394  "Steel Corporation Ore Carriers of the Lakes--Steamer Elwood and tow barge John Fritz."
City of Buffalo 
Image  1885,   Engraving of the city of Buffalo, NY including two steamboats, two tugs and a number of Erie Canal barges. A sail loft is among the buildings at the edge of the canal. Illustration from the article by Jane Meade Welch, "The City Of Buffalo," Harper's Monthly, July 1885, p. 195 City of Buffalo
Among the Elevators 
Image  1885,   Engraving of the grain elevators at Buffalo, NY with a schooner under towand a steamboat and barge in the harbour at the entrance to the Erie Canal. Illustration from the article by Jane Meade Welch, "The City Of Buffalo," Harper's Monthly, July 1885, p. 197 Among the Elevators From a photograph...
Along the wharves 
Image  1885,   Engraving of the wharves of Buffalo, NY. Illustration from the article by Jane Meade Welch, "The City Of Buffalo," Harper's Monthly, July 1885, p. 199 Along the wharves
Wolf Point in 1870 
Image  1884,   Schooners under tow in the Chicago River, along with steamboats and barges. Illustration from History of Chicago from the Earliest Period to the Present Time in three volumes by A. T. Andreas (Chicago: A. T. Andreas, 1884)
Oswego harbor, 1850s 
Image  c1850s,   Lithograph of Oswego harbor from the the 1850s. A number of carriages and wagons cross the bridge. One canal barge is being towed upstream while others lie alongside the canal banks. Two steam tug tow barges around the harbour. A number of schooners and brigs dry their sails. To the left of the...
Buffalo, New York 
Image  1853  Birdseye view of Buffalo in 1853 featuring Buffalo Creek and a series of vessels lining its banks. The Niagara River forms the left boundary of the image with the Erie Canal alongside it. Inscribed in the print, lower border, "J.W. Hill del. Published by Smith Brows. & Co. 225 Fulton St. N.Y....

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