The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Port of Genessee, on Lake Ontario, N.Y. 
Image  5 Jul 1856  Woodcut engraving of the Port of Genesse, on Lake Ontario, N.Y. from an ambrotype by E. T. Whitney of Rochester. The principal steamboats are, from left to right, the MAPLE LEAF, HIGHLANDER and ONTARIO. The original ambrotype is featured in Gerald T. Girvin, "The Maple Leaf Story Prior to the...
The Wharves, Montreal, Canada 
Image  1915  Stereoview of Montreal Harbour 10625- The Wharves, Montreal Canada; Lat. 45 N; Long. 74 W; Montreal is the great commercial center of the Dominion of Canada. It is situated on the north side of the St. Lawrence River and is 625 miles from the Atlantic Ocean. It is the leading port for 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...
Picton Harbor 
Image  c. 1906  A view of the Saint Lawrence Steamboat Company steamboat AMERICA in Picton Harbor A black and white photograph on a postcard with an early divided back. Postmarked Picton, ON, 30 April 1906 "Picton Harbor"
Oswego Light-house and Harbor Entrance, Oswego, N.Y. 
Image  c.1903  A steamboat passes the Oswego lighthouse as it leaves the harbour. A coloured undivided back postcard. It is dated 2 April. "Oswego Light-house and Harbor Entrance, Oswego, N.Y." Reverse: "Published by The Rochester News Company, Rochester, N.Y. Leipzig, Dresden and Berlin."
Propeller in the Ice, off Buffalo Light 
Image  c 1875  "402 - Propeller in the Ice, off Buffalo Light" "Instantaneous Marine Views Lake, River & Harbor." "Photographed by C. L. Pond, Buffalo, N.Y."
Killarney Harbour 
Image  c1907  Coloured postcard of a steamboat entering the harbour at Killarney, ON on Georgian Bay Reverse: "Killarney Harbour (She-ba-ono-an-fhg) as its Indian name, indicates, is a narrow strait dividing George Island from the main shore, a popular summer resort, having good hotels and stores, about 110...
Propeller Colorado Buffalo Harbor 
Image  c1870  Stereoview of at least six steamboats in the Buffalo, NY harbour including propeller COLORADO. A number of small boats can be seen in the foreground. A two masted schooner is in the background to the right and a mast with squared yards to the left (especially in the right panel.) In the...
City of Kingston, Canada 
Image  c1907  Coloured postcard of the Kingston waterfront. To the right side of the picture is Kingston City Hall. In front of City Hall is the station of the former Kingston and Pembroke Railway. At the time of the image it served as the inner city station of the Grand Trunk Railway. To the extreme left is a...
Ohio. Cleveland. Numerous Lake Vessels in Inner Harbor (1919) 
Image  1919  Magic lantern slide of a fleet of at least ten lake freighters at the entrance to the Cleveland, OH harbor. In the background is a steel framework next to the Hullett unloaders. "Ohio. Cleveland. Numerous Lake Vessels in Inner Harbor (1919)" "New York State Education Department. Visual...
View of Oswego harbor 
Image  1890  Photograph of Oswego harbor from the bridge in 1890. A number of schooners can be seen lining the western (left) side of the harbour, along with a couple of tugs. Beside them can be seen the North-western Elevator and a building labelled Lehigh Valley Coal. Timber lines the wharves. In the...
Harbor, Pt Burwell, Ont. 
Image  c1906-18  Real photo postcard of Port Burwell harbour with a fair amount of activity. A number of fish nets are drying along Otter Creek, and fishing shacks and a tug. A second tug lies alongside a dredge. Beyond that the coal ferry ASHTABULA is unloading railroad cars
Kincardine Harbor, Ont. 
ImageCommentsMysteries  c 1907  Black and white postcard of Kincardine harbour. Three schooners lie on the outer pier. A steamer sits inside the harbour while a tug crosses the open harbour. In its wake is a small boat with two occupants. Postmarked Kincardine, ON, 16 Feb 1907 "Kincardine Harbor, Ont." Reverse: "Published by...
A Great Lakes Freighter Laden with Ore Coming into the Harbor, Conneaut, Ohio, U.S.A. 
Image  c1905  Stereoview of a laker with a load of iron ore steaming into Conneaut, OH past dredges and a dump barge and the old Conneaut lighthouse. The piers of the new harbor can be seen beyond the current piers. 163 6676 -- A Great Lakes Freighter Laden with Ore Coming into the Harbor, Conneaut, Ohio,...
Harbor Scene, Buffalo N.Y. 
Image  c1907  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...
Mouth of Buffalo River, Buffalo, N.Y. 
ImageMysteries  c1908  Coloured postcard of a laker steaming out of Buffalo harbor past the lighthouse into Lake Erie. According to the notes on the face of the postcard the lighthouse tender CROCUS is lying off the supply depot on the south pier. "Mouth of Buffalo River, Buffalo, N.Y." Handwritten: "Main Light and...
Water Front after the storm of Sunday, January 20th, 1907, Buffalo, N.Y. 
Image  1907  Coloured postcard of the HURLBUT W. SMITH and WILLIAM NOTTINGHAM on the beach near Michigan Street, Buffalo after the great storm of 20 January 1907 The SMITH and NOTTINGHAM were on the beach all winter before their salvage. "Water Front after the storm of Sunday, January 20th, 1907, Buffalo,...
Unloading lumber in the Twin Cities 
Image  c1912  Coloured postcard of the Edward Hines Lumber Co. steamboat L. L. BARTH unloading lumber into a barge.
The Great Lake Marine 
Web site/pageNewspapersText  10 Jun 1886 
Chicago River 
Image  c1871-1880  Stereoview of Chicago River with a wide array of shipping. A schooner is being towed towards the bridge which is beginning to swing open. To the right is the JAPAN and another steamer. American Views

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