The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Ice Hills on the Pier, Oswego, N. Y. 
Image  22 Mar 1856,   Woodcut engraving of the port of Oswego in the winter of 1856. From the linked article: "In this sketch, a part of Fort Ontario is seen in the distance. At the right hand is a monster store-house, capable of containing two hundred and fifty thousand bushels of wheat, besides twenty-five hundred...
LAKESIDE leaves Port Dalhousie harbour 
Image  c1909  The handsome little LAKESIDE leaves Port Dalhousie harbour enroute to Toronto. Directly behind the steamer is Lakeside Park.
Image  ca mid 1920s  Photograph of NORTHUMBERLAND inbound at Port Dalhousie past the range lights.
Image  late 1890s  Photograph of CARMON entering Kincardine harbour. A crowd wanders along the pier.
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 .
Schooner STUART H. DUNN 
Image  c 1900  Schooner STUART H. DUNN entering the Burlington Canal in 1900 with a cargo of coal Used to illustrate Ivan S. Brookes, Hamilton Harbor, 1826-1901 .
The ICE JAM, 1909, at Niagara-on-Lake. 
Image  1913  Used in Barlow Cumberland, A Century of Sail and Steam on the Niagara River
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"
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"
The Harbour Oakville, Ont 
Image  c.1930  A small yacht entering the harbour in Oakville, Ontario. The lighthouse can be seen at the end of the pier. A black and white postcard with an undivided back postmarked Oakville, ON, 1 Aug 1930. "The Harbour Oakville, Ont" Reverse: "Photogelatine Engraving Co. Ltd. Ottawa"
Town Park, Oakville, Ont., Canada 
Image  c. 1907  A few people look out over Oakville harbour and the lighthouse to Lake Ontario while sitting in the park. A coloured divided back postcard. "Town Park, Oakville, Ont., Canada" "104,882" Reverse: "The Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co., Ltd. Montreal and Toronto, Printed in Great Britain"
Steamer Windsor Entering Port in a Storm, Sodus Bay, N.Y. 
Image  c 1930  Although identified as the WINDSOR this is probably the Canada Steamship Lines canaller CITY OF WINDSOR entering Sodus Bay, New York during a storm. A small lighthouse stands at the end of the pier. A coloured linen divided back postcard. "Steamer Windsor Entering Port in a Storm, Sodus Bay,...
Port Huron, Mich. Gratiot Light by moonlight on a winter's night 
Image  c 1909  A night view of the lighthouse at Port Huron, MI on a cold winter's night. A coloured divided back postcard. It is postmarked Sarnia, ON, 16 Aug. 1909. It is dated 17 Aug. 1909 from Galt, Ontario on the front. "Port Huron, Mich. Gratiot Light by moonlight on a winter's night" Reverse: "The Hugh C....
Cove Island Lighthouse 
Image  c. 1950  An aerial view photo of the Cove Island lighthouse, with the ferry steamboat, the S.S. NORISLE on Georgian Bay running between Manitoulin Island and Tobermory, Ontario. A chrome divided back postcard with decorative round cut edges. Reverse: " Cove Island Light & S.S. Norisle, Between Manitoulin...
Flower Pot Island Light House, Georgian Bay, Ont., Canada 
ImageComments  c.1907  The Flower Pot Island Lighthouse in Georgian Bay A coloured divided back postcard "Flower Pot Island Light House, Georgian Bay, Ont., Canada" "103,657" Reverse: "The Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co., Ltd. Montreal and Toronto Printed in Great Britain"
Point Edward Lighthouse, Sarnia, Ontario, Canada 
Image  c.1925  Point Edward Lighthouse with the Fort Gratiot lighthouse of Port Huron, MI in the background. In the middle is the entrance to the Saint Clair River from Lake Huron. A coloured postcard with a white border and a divided back. It is hand stamped 16 June 1962. "Point Edward Lighthouse, Sarnia,...
Royal Hamilton Yacht Club, Hamilton Ont. 
Image  c. 1907  The Royal Hamilton Yacht Club on Burlington Beach with the Burlington lighthouse in the background and the Burlington canal in the foreground. A coloured divided back postcard. It is postmarked 13 Oct. 1907 to Horton, Michigan "Royal Hamilton Yacht Club, Hamilton Ont." Reverse: "I. 313. Canadian...
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."

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