The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Quebec. Chateau Frontenac et Citadelle. 
Image  c 1907  Coloured postcard of Quebec City featuring the Citadel and the Chateau Frontenac. In the foreground in the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company terminal. Behind this are the offices of the Quebec Steamship Company and the Thibaugeau Frere's & Co. To the left is the Levis ferry SOUTH "Quebec....
Bay Street Wharf, Toronto, Canada 
Image  c 1910  Coloured postcard of the Toronto waterfront featuring the wharves at the foot of Bay Street. The scene includes two ferries of the Toronto Ferry Company and three other unidentified steamboats Divided back; Postmarked "Toronto, ONT, 23 Jul 1912 4:30 pm" with special Canadian National Exhibition...
Yonge Street Dock, Toronto 
Image  c 1906  Coloured postcard of the wharves at the foot of Yonge Street in Toronto. The Union railway station stands behind W.A Geddes, "No. 1 Yonge St.Wharf" Four steamboats are in the view including what appears to be the Niagara Navigation Company steamboat CORONA to the right of the picture. Undivided...
Steamer CORSICAN, Toronto, Ont. 
Image  c 1900  Stereoview of the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company steamboat CORSICAN at N. Milloy & Company's wharf, Toronto. One of the Toronto island ferries lies at the wharf from which the photographs were taken. "Webster & Albee, Publishers, Rochester, N. Y." "American Scenery"
Chateau Frontenac & Citadel Quebec. 
Image  c 1907  Coloured postcard of Quebec City featuring the Citadel and the Chateau Frontenac. In the foreground in the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company terminal. Behind this are the offices of the Quebec Steamship Company and the Thibaugeau Frere's & Co. To the left is the Levis ferry SOUTH. This...
Panoramic photograph of Conneaut Harbor 
Image  1901  Panoramic view of Conneaut Harbour including rail cars carrying coal being loaded on a rail car ferry. The buildings of the Lake Erie Supply Company are in the middle of the image while the ore unloaders work on two lakers on the left side of the image.
Car Ferry "Ontario No. 1" at Cobourg, Ont., Canada 
Image  c 1920  Coloured postcard of the Ontario Car Ferry Company railroad car ferry ONTARIO No. 1 as it enters the harbour at Cobourg, with the pier lighthouse showing at the far right. Divided back. Postally unused. "Car Ferry "Ontarion No. 1" at Cobourg, Ont., Canada" "104254" Reverse: "The Valentine & Sons...
S.S. Ontario, Cobourg, Ontario 
Image  c 1930  Coloured postcard of the Ontario Car Ferry Company railroad car ferry ONTARIO No. 1 entering the harbour at Cobourg. Divided back. Postally unused. "SS Ontario Cobourg, Ontario" Reverse: "The Photogelatine Engraving Co., Ltd., Toronto"
S. S. Milwaukee Clipper on Lake Michigan 
Image  c 1946  Coloured linen postcard of the Wisconsin & Michigan Steamship Company steamboat MILWAUKEE CLIPPER ex-JUNIATA Divided back postcard. Postmarked Milwaukee 8 Jul 1948 "S. S. Milwaukee Clipper on Lake Michigan" Reverse: "S. S. Milwaukee Clipper . . . The Great Lakes newest most streamlined passenger...
Car Ferry "Ontario No. 1" plying between Charlotte, N.Y. and Coburg, Ont. 
Image  1907  Coloured postcard with three views of the Ontario Car Ferry Company railroad car ferry ONTARIO No. 1 as it enters the harbour at Charlotte, NY near Rochester in the valley of the Genesee River. The ONTARIO No. 1 ferried rail cars filled with coal from Charlotte to Cobourg, ON. Divided back....
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...
Ontario Car Ferry No. 2 
Image  c 1930  Black and white postcard of the Ontario Car Ferry Company railroad car ferry ONTARIO No. 2 leaving the harbour at Charlotte, NY. Divided back. Postally used. Back damaged "366. Ontario Car Ferry No. 2" Reverse: "International Stationery Co."
Marquette & Bessemer No. 2 
Image  c1900  Photograph of steamboat Marquette and Bessemer Dock & Navigation Company steamboat Marquette & Bessemer No. 2.
Marquette & Bessemer Coal Ferry in the Ice, Port Stanley, Ont. 
Image  c1908  Coloured postcard of Marquette and Bessemer Dock & Navigation Company's coal ferry, the MARQUETTE & BESSEMER NO. 2 in the ice off Port Stanley. The MARQUETTE & BESSEMER NO. 2 was lost on a trip from Conneaut, OH to Port Dover, ON on 7 Dec 1909 with all hands. Divided back. Postmarked 13 Aug 08...
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....
VACATIONLAND 
ImageCommentsMysteries  c1958,   Colour photograph of VACATIONLAND and an unidentified laker in the Straits of Michilimackinac From the collection of Clarence E. Jones, a fireman on the CITY OF PETOSKEY as well as the CITY OF CHEBOYGAN.

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