The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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City of Kingston and the Rideau Canal, Foot of Lake Ontario, Canada West 
Image  22 Nov 1856,   Woodcut engraving of Kingston from Point Henry looking across Navy Bay to the Cataraqui Bridge that marks the Lake Ontario end of the Rideau Canal. "City of Kingston and the Rideau Canal, Foot of Lake Ontario, Canada West"
STEELTON and the wreckage of Welland Canal Bridge 12 
Image  25 Aug 1974  In this photo taken only a few hours after the August 25 accident, the damaged STEELTON can be seen over the wreckage of Welland Canal Bridge 12. Note the fallen east bridge tower at left of photo.
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,...
Chicago River on a Foggy Morning 
Image  1898  Coloured stereoview of two tugboats and a schooner in the Chicago River about 1898. "201. Chicago River on a Foggy Morning. Copyright, 1898 by T. W. Ingersoll" Reverse: "No. 201. Chicago River on a Foggy Morning. Joliet and Marquette in 1673 discovered the fact that the Indians used the...
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...
Swing Bridge at Entrance to Harbour, Hamilton, Canada 
Image  c 1907  The bob-tailed swing bridge with a car of the Hamilton Radial Electric Ry. crossing to Burlington Used to illustrate Ivan S. Brookes, Hamilton Harbor, 1826-1901 . "Swing Bridge at Entrance to Harbour, Hamilton, Canada"
Burlington Beach approaching the canal 
Image  c 1910  Looking north, showing the Ocean House on the right and an inter-urban car heading for Hamilton. The Burlington Canal bridge and lighthouse can be seen in the background. Used to illustrate Ivan S. Brookes, Hamilton Harbor, 1826-1901 .
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"
The Wreck of the Eastland 
Image  1915  Panoramic photograph of the aftermath of the wreck of the EASTLAND. A number of steam yachts and tugs lie alongside the wreck. This picture was copyrighted five days after the disaster on 24 July 1915 The Wreck of the Eastland
Government Locks at Sault Ste. Marie 
Image  1903  Panoramic photograph of the canal at Sault Sainte Marie, MI Government Locks at Sault Ste. Marie copyright 1903 Crandall & Fletcher, Duluth, Minn.
Terrapin Tower. 
Image  1899  Terrapin Tower. (Built at Niagara Falls in 1833, destroyed in 1873.) Illustration from J. B. Mansfield, ed., History of the Great Lakes. Volume I, Chicago: J. H. Beers & Co., 1899
Light House, Pt. Burwell 
Image  c 1910  Black and white postcard of the wooden lighthouse at the top of the harbour at Port Burwell, ON. The road runs down to the bridge over Otter Creek. Divided back postcard. Postally unused.
The Water Front, Port Burwell, Canada 
Image  c 1910  Black and white postcard of the harbour at Port Burwell, ON. Otter Creek is lined with fishing shacks and nets being hung out to dry. The Pennsylvania-Ontario Transportation Company railroad car ferry ASHTABULA lies in the harbour. Divided back postcard. Postmarked Port Burwell, 2 Aug 1911 "The...
Opening Lift Lock, Main St., Welland Ship Canal 
Image  c 1930  The caption should read "Opening lift bridge ", on Main Street, Welland, Ontario. One of a series of twelve photographs of the Welland Canal taken about 1930.
Open Bridge, Welland Ship Canal 
ImageCommentsMysteries  c 1930  Photograph of the Imperial Oil limited tanker WINDSOLITE passing under a highway bridge on the Welland Canal. One of a series of twelve photographs of the Welland Canal taken about 1930.

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