The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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In the Harbor, Collingwood, Canada 
ImageCommentsMysteries    Coloured postcard of Collingwood harbour with four steamboats in port Divided back. Postmarked "Port Arthur, 22 Sep 1911 10:30 pm" "In the Harbor, Collingwood, Canada" Reverse: " Published by Stedman Bros., Brantford, Canada. Made in Germany 655"
Grain Elevator (Steamer Discharging), Montreal 
Image    Coloured postcard of a steamboat belonging to the Montreal and Lake Superior Line discharging at the Harbour Commissioners No. 1 Grain Elevator in Montreal harbour. Divided Back. Postmarked "Montreal, QUE Sta R., 7 Mar 1912" "Grain Elevator (Steamer Discharging), Montreal" "102,771" Reverse: "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...
Loading the Great Whaleback Ship at the Famous Grain Elevators, Chicago 
Image  1895  Stereoview of the whaleback steamer An earlier version of this view exists that co-incides with the Columbian Exposition at Chicago and is copyright 1893. A later version of this view was published by Underwood and Underwood. "Loading the Great Whaleback Ship at the Famous Grain Elevators,...
Propeller MYLES and the schooner T.R. MERRIT in Midland, Ontario 
Image  c 1882  Photograph of the propeller MYLES and the schooner T.R. MERRIT unloading grain at the "Town House" Elevator in Midland. A second wooden freighter lies ahead of the MYLES at the wharf. Used to illustrate Ivan S. Brookes, Hamilton Harbor, 1826-1901 .
Steamboat Dock, Oswego, N. Y. 
Image  c 1907  The small excursion steamboat ARUNDELL loading passengers at the wharf in Oswego around 1910. Divided back. Postmarked Oswego, NY, 4 July 1910, 10:30 a.m. "Steamboat Dock, Oswego, N. Y." Reverse: " The Hugh C. Leighton Co., Manufacturers, Portland, ME,. U.S.A. Made in German 3948"
Steamship Eastland and Chicago River 
Image  c 1907  Coloured postcard of the EASTLAND steaming out of Chicago past two three-masted schooners and a wooden laker with a grain elevator in the background. Divided Back. Postmarked "Chicago, Ill., 20 Aug. 1907" "Steamship Eastland and Chicago River" Reverse: "The Hugh C. Leighton Co., Manufacturers,...
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....
Prescott Harbor 
Image  c 1920  The Canada Steamship Lines steamboats TORONTO and a second steamboat at the steamboat wharf downstream from the Prescott Elevator. Divided back postcard "Prescott Harbor" "Photo by E. C. Pinsonneault, Prescott" Reverse: "E. C. Pinsonneault, Prescott, Ont. Private Post Card"
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"
Martello Tower, Kingston Harbor 
ImageComments  c 1890  Mounted black and white photograph of Kingston Harbour from the late nineteenth century. The picture predates the large grain elevators that were a feature of the waterfron by the turn of the century. The one steamboat appears in the company of several schooners moored at wharves to the...
St. Clair River at Port Huron, Mich. 
Image  1912  Panoramic photograph of the Saint Clair River at the entrance from Lake Huron
[Duluth, from Minnesota Point] 
Image  1901  Panoramic photograph of Duluth, MN looking up from the waterfront
[Bird's-eye view of Duluth showing harbor from Point of Rocks] 
Image  1913  Panoramic photograph of the Duluth, MN waterfront.
Concrete - central elevators, total capacity 4,500,000 bushels, Eastern Grain, Mill & Elevator Corporation, Buffalo, N.Y. 
ImageComments  1919  Panoramic photograph of a laker unloading a one of the major new concrete grain elevators on the Buffalo waterfront.
[Buffalo & Erie basin] 
Image  1911  Panoramic photograph of the I. WATSON STEPHENSON unloading onto a barge at the lumber yards on the Buffalo waterfront. To the right are a number of almost deserted wharves including an abandonned hull half sunk in the water. In the right background are some of the older Buffalo grain elevators.
Pass Street boat docks, passenger boats and docks, Buffalo, New York 
Image  1909  Panoramic photograph of the passenger wharfs on the Buffalo waterfront. The paddlewheeler WESTERN STATES lies to the left while the AMERICANA has a number of passengers on board to the right. The Wilkeson Elevator is in the background to the right.
Baltimore & Ohio grain elevators, West Fairport, Ohio 
Image  1916  Panoramic view of the Pioneer Steamship Company laker D. R. HANNA unloading at the Baltimore & Ohio grain elevators at West Fairport, OH
River Steamer, St. Lawrence River, Prescott, Ont. 
Image  c 1905  Black and white photograph of Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company steamboat PRESCOTT lying at the wharf at Prescott, not far from the grain elevator. A good view of the stern and the name PRESCOTT of MONTREAL Formerly the BOHEMIAN. Renamed PRESCOTT for the 1905 season. Burned 27 Aug 1909 in...
Loading Steamers with Wheat from Elevators -- Fort William, Ontario, Canada 
Image  c 1900  Three crew and an officer observer the loading of grain through an open hatch, standing just forward of the engine space. A grain elevator can be seen in the background. "55 Loading Steamers with Wheat from Elevators -- Fort William, Ontario, Canada" "Copyright 1900 by Underwood &...

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