The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Pushing the women overboard who were too much terrified to make the leap 
Image  2 Aug 1856,   Woodcut engraving of pushing some of the female passengers of the the Michigan Southern Railroad Company's steamboat NORTHERN INDIANA into the Lake as she burned off Pelee in Lake Erie on 17 July 1856 "Pushing the women overboard who were too much terrified to make the leap"
Approaching Cedar Rapids, St. Lawrence River, Canada 
Image  c 1920  Coloured postcard of the crowds on the foredeck of either the Canada Steamship Lines steamboats RAPIDS KING or RAPIDS PRINCE in the rapids of the Saint Lawrence River. Divided back "Approaching Cedar Rapids; Everyone on deck anxious to get the first glimpse of Cedar Rapids which boasts the fastest...
On the upper deck of the Steamer "Toronto" en route through the Thousand Islands, St. Lawrence River 
Image  c1913  Coloured postcard of the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company steamboat TORONTO on the Saint Lawrence River in the Thousand Islands Divided Back. Postmarked "Montreal QUE, 16 Jun 1913 9:30 pm" "On the upper deck of the Steamer "Toronto" en route through the Thousand Islands, St. Lawrence...
The steamer LILLIE in Burlington Bay 
Image  c 1885  The steamer LILLIE in Burlington Bay owned by Capt. Thomas Thornton and D. A. Mitchell Used to illustrate Ivan S. Brookes, Hamilton Harbor, 1826-1901 .
The steamer MAZEPPA 
Image  c 1887  Photograph of the Hamilton Steamboat Company steamer MAZEPPA Used to illustrate Ivan S. Brookes, Hamilton Harbor, 1826-1901 .
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...
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"
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 &...
A Gala Day near Trenton, Ont. 
Image  c.1907  Passengers gather around three steamboats, including the ALETHA, on a festive day near Trenton Ont. The others may be the BROCKVILLE and VARUNA which served on the Bay of Quinte in the Quinte Navigation Company (and later Canada Steamship Lines) A divided back postcard. "A Gala Day near Trenton,...
"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...
Steamer "Monarch" in the Soo River 
Image  c. 1907  Black and white postcard of the steamboat MONARCH on the Saint Mary's River near Sault Sainte Marie. Three vacationers watch from a small boat. A black and white divided back postcard. "Sault Sainte Marie" "Steamer "Monarch" in the Soo River" Reverse: "K.272 W. G. Macfarlane, Publishers, Toronto"
Steamer City of Rochester, Genesee River, Rochester, N. Y. 
Image  ca 1876-1893  Stereoview of the steam yacht CITY OF ROCHESTER laying at a wooden wharf on the Genesee River, between Charlotte and Rochester, NY. Passengers are scattered about the upper deck of the steamboat. The CITY OF ROCHESTER was launched in 1876 and renamed J.D. SCOTT when she was rebuilt in 1893/94....
UNITED EMPIRE 
Image  c 1900  Oval cut photograph of the Northern Navigation Company steamboat UNITED EMPIRE, possibly at Midland. Crew and passengers line the decks. The UNITED EMPIRE was build at Sarnia for the Northwest Transportation Co. in 1882. Renamed SARONIC in 1905, she was transferred to the Canada Steamship Lines...
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"...
Off for a river trip 
Image  1901  Coloured postcard of the White Star Lines steamboat TASHMOO leaving the wharf at Detroit with a full load of passengers. "6135 Off for a river trip" "Copyright 1901 by Detroit Photographic Co."
"Approaching Niagara-on-the-Lake, on the Route of the Niagara River Line" 
Image  c 1912  Coloured postcard of a Niagara Navigation Company steamboat approaching the landing at Niagara-on-the-Lake. In the background on the left is one of the Niagara range lights. Divided back. Postally unused "Approaching Niagara-on-the-Lake, on the Route of the Niagara River Line" Reverse: "Valentine...
Steamer KINGSTON 
Image  c 1905  Black and white photograph of passengers sitting on the hurricane deck of the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company steamboat KINGSTON. The view looks forward (to the left) towards the pilot house and the ships bell. Most of the passengers are dressed for the cold, in full length coats and...
3396. Excursion Steamer, "Christopher Columbus" 
Image  c 1908  Real photocard of the Goodrich Transit Company passenger whaleback CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS with passengers lining the decks. 3396. Excursion Steamer, "Christopher Columbus"
Whaleback Steamer, Christopher Columbus, Entering Harbor, Milwaukee, Wis. 
ImageComments  c 1905  Coloured photocard of the Goodrich Transit Company passenger whaleback CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS with passengers lining the decks. Undivided back. Postmarked, "Milwaukee, WI, 14 Aug 1906" "Whaleback Steamer, Christopher Columbus, Entering Harbor, Milwaukee, Wis." "513 V. O. Hammon Pub. Co., Chicago"
Steamer State of New York 
Image  c1905  Black and white photograph of the Cleveland and Buffalo Transit Company steamboat STATE OF NEW YORK at Port Dover around 1905. Crowds line the pier and the railings of the steamer, giving her a decided list. The lighthouse dominates the pier. The STATE OF NEW YORK is flying a PUT IN BAY pennant.

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