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 ...
The steamer ARGYLE berthed in the Canal Basin at Dundas 
Image  c 1864  The steamer ARGYLE berthed in the Canal Basin at Dundas Used to illustrate Ivan S. Brookes, Hamilton Harbor, 1826-1901 .
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 ACACIA 
Image  c1893  The Matthews Brothers steamer Acacia in Lock 1 at Pt. Dalhousie 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...
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....
Str. "Lakeside"   Leaving Port Dalhousie for Toronto, Canada 
Image  c. 1907  A view of the steamboat LAKESIDE departing Port Dalhousie at the mouth of the Welland Canal for Toronto. The two light houses on the pier can be seen. A divided back post card "Str. "Lakeside" Leaving Port Dalhousie for Toronto, Canada" Reverse: "Warwick Bro's & Rutter, Limited Toronto"
Propeller and Schooner in the canal at Sault Sainte Marie 
Image  c. 1876  Aging cabinet photograph of two vessels, one two-masted schooner and one propeller in the American locks at Sault Sainte Marie. The pilot house on the propeller features a winged bald eagle
Whaleback freighters of ore and grain in canal, Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. 
Image  1900  Stereoview of two whalebacks in the canal at Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan. The one on the left appears to be the JAMES B. COLGATE of Duluth. The large whaleback on the right is one of the numbered barges. Both of them are running light as they are upbound. The tug in the lock with them is the...
Arrival of Steamer from Toronto.  Port Dalhousie, Ont., Canada 
Image  c. 1910  A view of the steamboat LAKESIDE arriving at Port Dalhousie at the mouth of the Welland Canal from Toronto. Passengers line the wharf. A small yacht and row boats lie alongside the dock. A divided back post card. Postmarked "St. Catharines, Ont. 1 Sep 19 " Sent to Mrs. John Sheridan, Buffalo,...
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...
Ship Canal, Sault Ste. Marie at Lake Superior 
Image  c1880  Stereoview of arched propeller in the American canal at Sault Sainte Marie. "B" Series
Bay Pier, Hamilton 
Image  c. 1906  Coloured postcard of one of the Hamilton Steamboat Company steamboats at the piers of the Burlington Bay canal. This has been coloured to reflect a moonlit cruise, but there are other examples of this as a daytime picture. Undivided back postcard. It is postmarked 1Hamilton, ON 13 Aug. 1906 to...
Port Colborne Harbor, Port Colborne, Ont. 
Image  c1907  A coloured postcard of the harbour at the upper end of the Welland Canal. A series of freighters line the piers. At the Lake Erie end of the harbour stands the Port Colborne lighthouse. Telegraph lines and electric lamps line the docks. "Port Colborne Harbor, Port Colborne, Ont." Reverse: "Pub....
"Down-lockage" in canal (letting water through gates to equalize level) Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. 
Image  c1900  Stereoview of steamboat JUNIATA in the American locks at Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan. "S208" "T-996-"Down-lockage" in canal (letting water through gates to equalize level) Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. U84534 European Publishers Underwood & Underwood (London) Ltd.; Underwood & Underwood New York &...
Freighter approaching Lock No. 2, from North, Welland Ship Canal 
Image  c 1930  One of a series of twelve photographs of the Welland Canal taken about 1930.
Lock 2, Welland Ship Canal 
ImageComments  c 1930  Aerial photograph of Lock no. 2 with a canaler in the lock. The view looks north where in the distance Lock 1, Port Weller, and Lake Ontario can be seen. One of a series of twelve photographs of the Welland Canal taken about 1930.
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.
Welland Canal from Queenston St. Bridge, St. Catharines, Ont., Canada 
Image  c 1940  Coloured postcard of the Upper Lakes & St. Lawrence Transportation Company steamboat JOHN S. PILLSBURY and other vessels in the Welland Canal in Saint Catharines, ON Postally used. Postmarked "Saint Catharines, 24 Jun 1943" "Welland Canal from Queenston St. Bridge, St. Catharines, Ont., Canada"...

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