The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Large Iron Ore Boat Coming into Sabin Locks, Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. 
Image  1923  Stereoview of laker WORRELL CLARKSON passing the Soo locks. Laker built in 1923 at Toledo, Ohio by Toledo Shipbuilding Company for Kinsman Transit Company. Later the ERNEST T. WEIR (1936) and GEORGE R. FINK(1952) 154-16731 Large Iron Ore Boat coming into Sabin Locks, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan ...
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,...
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...
Locks and Vessels in Ship Canal, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan 
Image  c 1920  Magic lantern slide of man in the foreground watching ships lock through the Sabin locks of the canal on the American side of the river at Sault Sainte Marie. One laker is in the lock. Two more wait above for their turn and a fourth can be seen in the distance coming in from Lake Superior. "H290...
River and Shipping, Chicago 
Image  c 1900  Stereoview of propeller and two tugboats, one towing a three-masted schooner, in the Chicago River about 1900. "River and Shipping, Chicago." "Stereoviews of New York City Central Park, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, Chicago, St. Louis, San Francisco, Cincinnati, Buffalo, Cleveland,...
River View, Chicago 
Image  c 1900  Stereoview of propeller and two tugboats in the Chicago River about 1900. In the distance is a steamboat with a bishops arch. Another, probably earlier, variation on this view was published by "Gates Bros. Publishers, Chicago" and titled "27 Chicago River, east from La Salle-st." "River View,...
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,...
Chicago River, Shipping &c. Chicago 
Image  c 1900  Stereoview of at least four tugboats and three schooners in the Chicago River about 1900. Across the river is a grain elevator and a steel swing bridge. "Chicago River, Shipping &c. Chicago" "Picturesque American Popular G Series"
Steamer ST. ALBANS at Cleveland 
Image  c1875  Stereoview of the Northern Transportation Company propeller SAINT ALBANS in port on the Cuyahoga River at Cleveland, OH. Behind it is the viaduct over the river, and under that a barge. To the left is a warehouse with the name "Beckett" on the top. The steamboat is marked with N.T. Co. which is...
Chicago River 
ImageMysteries  c1870-75  Stereoview of a busy scene on the Chicago River. One of the swing bridges is open to allow the tug to tow the propeller driven steamboat up the river. Schooners line both sides of the river, some with their sails up drying. More masts can be seen in the background, along with the outlines of the...
The Locks, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan 
Image  about 1901  Chromolithograph of freighters pasing the locks of the Soo Canal at Sault Ste. Marie, MI with the town to the left and the rapids of the St. Mary's River to the right. "51216 The Locks, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan" "Detroit Photographic Co."
Milwaukee. -- River View from Wisconsin St. 
ImageMysteries  c 1900  Stereoview of two steamboats in the Milwaukee River beyond the Wisconsin Street bridge in Milwaukee, WI. "Milwaukee. -- River View from Wisconsin St." "Stereoviews of New York City Central Park, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, Chicago, St. Louis, San Francisco, Cincinnati, Buffalo,...
Chicago River E. fr. Clark st. Bridge, open 
Image  c 1885-87  Stereoview of propeller and two tugboats, one towing a three-masted schooner, in the Chicago River about 1900. 485Chicago River E. fr. Clark st. Bridge, open Chicago and Vicinity, New Series Gates Bros. Publishers, Chicago.
Jack Knife Bridge Buffalo, N. Y. 
ImageCommentsMysteries  c1906  Coloured postcard of a Great Lakes freighter steaming past the Michigan Street bridge in Buffalo harbor. Grain elevators, including the Kellogg, line the right bank. A tugboat lies on the left side of the channel "Jack Knife Bridge Buffalo, N. Y." Handwritten: "Best wishes from all. Alfred"
The River from the Viaduct 
Image  1886,   Engraving of the view from the Viaduct along the Cuyahoga River, Cleveland, OH. A variety of schooners and steamboats can be seen moored along the river while a tug makes its way downstream. Illustration from the article by Edmund Kirke, "The City Of Cleveland," Harper's Monthly, March 1886, p....
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...
Chicago River, small but Commercially Important 
ImageCommentsMysteries  c 1904  Stereoview of tugboat towing steamboat out of the Chicago River past an open swing bridge. "(69) Chicago River, small but of immense commercial importance (connecting Lakes and Mississippi" "Copyright 1904 by Underwood & Underwood". "Underwood & Underwood, Publishers New York, London,...

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