The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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The CHICORA on Lake Ontario 
Image  c 1895  Stereoview of the ex-Civil War blockade runner CHICORA which came to the Great Lakes in 1868. She operated on the upper lakes until being bought by the Niagara Navigation Company and returned to Lake Ontario for the opening of the 1878 season. The combination of Strohmey & Wyman with Underwood and...
The CHICORA on Lake Ontario 
Image  1913  A Century of Sail and Steam on the Niagara River by Barlow Cumberland
Niagara Navigation Coy.'s Steamer "Chicora" 
ImageComments  c 1907  Coloured postcard of the Niagara Navigation Company steamboat CHICORA on Lake Ontario "Niagara Navigation Coy.'s Steamer "Chicora" Reverse: "The Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co., Ltd. Montreal and Toronto; Printed in Great Britain" PostMarked "Toronto, Ont., 1:30 PM, 24 Jul 1908"
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...
Harbor. Toronto, Canada 
Image  c 1905  Coloured postcard of the Yonge Street wharves in Toronto with at least four steamboats in the view. The second steamboat from the left is the OCEAN. The central wharves are both passenger facilities with crowds getting on the Niagara Navigation Company steamboat CHIPPEWA. To the right lies the...
Niagara Navigation Co. Steamer "spinning" in the Rapids below Queenston Heights. 
ImageComments  1913  Niagara Navigation Company steamer CHIPPEWA "spinning" in the Rapids below Queenston Heights to pass from Queenston to Lewiston. Brock's Monument stands on the Heights in the background. Used in Barlow Cumberland, A Century of Sail and Steam on the Niagara River
CIBOLA 
Image  1913  The Niagara Navigation Company steamboat CIBOLA in the Niagara River off Queenston. Used in Barlow Cumberland, A Century of Sail and Steam on the Niagara River
CHIPPEWA in Toronto Harbour 
Image  1913  The Niagara Navigation Company steamboat CHIPPEWA in Toronto Harbour. Used in Barlow Cumberland, A Century of Sail and Steam on the Niagara River
CORONA 
Image  1913  The CORONA leaving Niagara Navigation Company Dock at Toronto. Used in Barlow Cumberland, A Century of Sail and Steam on the Niagara River
The CAYUGA in Niagara River off Youngstown. 
ImageComments  1913  Used in Barlow Cumberland, A Century of Sail and Steam on the Niagara River
CHIPPEWA in Toronto Harbour 
Image    The Niagara Navigation Company steamboat CHIPPEWA with what appears to be the Toronto Islands in the background A small, poorly cut black and white photograph mounted on a gray backing board. This was probably amount the souvenirs one could could buy of a trip on the CHIPPEWA in the era before...
Deck of the CHICORA on Lake Ontario 
Image  c 1890  Stereoview of a group of passengers on the promenade deck of the Niagara Navigation Company steamboat CHICORA. Publication of this view must have pre-dated the move of Underwood & Underwood's headquarters to New York in 1891. C. Bierstadt, Publisher, Niagara Falls, NY; Sold only by Underwood &...
Niagara Steamer "Chippewa" 
ImageComments  c1925  Coloured postcard of the Niagara Navigation Company steamboat CHIPPEWA. Patriotic postcard with a multi-coloured Maple Leaf and "Canada Land of the Maple" in one corner. Postmarked "Niagara Falls 23 Aug 1928" "Niagara Steamer "Chippewa" Reverse: "The Post Card & Greeting Card Co. Ltd., Toronto"...
Niagara Navigation Co.'s Steamer "Corona" 
Image  c1908  Coloured postcard featuring the Niagara Navigation Company steamboat CORONA at the Yonge Street wharf Divided back. Postally unused. "Niagara Navigation Co.'s Steamer "Corona"" "105,391" Reverse: "The Valentine & Sons Publishing Co. Ltd. Montreal and Toronto Printed in Great Britain"
Niagara River Line Steamer "Cayuga" 
Image  c. 1907  A variety of shots of the interior of the steamboat CAYUGA, including the Promenade deck cabin, Smoking Room, Dining Room, Ladies cabin and Entrance Hall. A undivided back postcard postmarked Toronto, Ont., 30 July 1907 and Wesley, Iowa, 1 Aug. 1907 "Niagara River Line Steamer "Cayuga"" Reverse:...
"Outward Bound" A Deck Scene on the NRL Steamer "Chippewa" 
Image  c.1909  Passengers on board the deck of the Niagara Navigation Company steamboat CHIPPEWA enjoying the passage between Toronto and the Niagara River. A coloured undivided back postcard. It is postmarked Toronto, ON, 12 May 1909. "Outward Bound" A Deck Scene on the NRL Steamer "Chippewa"" Reverse: "The...
CIBOLA on Lake Ontario 
Image  c 1890  Stereoview of the Niagara Navigation Company steamboat CIBOLA on Lake Ontario. Publication of this view must have pre-dated the move of Underwood & Underwood's headquarters to New York in 1891. A pen note on the reverse says" bought at the house by C. Hansen May 1891 Price 14 cents" C....
Niagara Nav. Co.'s Steamer "Corona" 
Image  c1908  Coloured postcard featuring the Niagara Navigation Company steamboat CORONA. In the backround are additional steamboats Divided back. Postally unused but "Sept - 12 - 09" is written on the reverse. "Niagara Nav. Co.'s Steamer "Corona"" "101,060" Reverse: "The Valentine & Sons Publishing Co....
Niagara Navigation Co.'s Steamer Cayuga 
Image  1907  Coloured postcard of the Niagara Navigation Company's steamboat CAYUGA off, what appears in the background to be, Toronto. She is flying the Stars and Stripes on the bow, the company house flag at the main mast and the blue ensign from the stern. Divided back "Niagara Navigation Co.'s Steamer...
Arrival of Niagara Boat at Toronto, Canada 
Image  c1908  Coloured postcard of the Yonge Street wharf in Toronto with a crowd disembarking from the CHIPPEWA. The sign on the building at the base of the pier say Yonge St. Wharf, S. F. Freeland. R. & O. N. Co. Lessees" Divided back. Postally used but mark indistinct. "Yonge Street Dock, Toronto"...

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