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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...
Town of Mackinac, on Lake Huron, State of Michigan 
Image  20 Sep 1856,   Woodcut engraving of the town and harbour of Mackinac at the entrance to Lake Michigan. The artist has included a paddlewheel steamboat, a propeller, a couple of schooners, smaller saling craft and a canoe. Piles of cordwood can be seen on a wharf in the middle distance. Fort Mackinac can be seen...
View from the Fortifications, Mackinac, Michigan 
Image  20 Sep 1856,   Woodcut engraving of the view of the Mackinaw, MI village and harbour from Fort Mackinac. "Town of Mackinac, on Lake Huron, State of Michigan"
Town and Harbor of Mackinac, Michigan 
Image  20 Sep 1856,   Woodcut engraving of the town and harbour of Mackinac at the entrance to Lake Michigan. The artist has included variety of sailing craft and what appears to be a sternwheel steamboat at the middle pier. "Town of Mackinac, on Lake Huron, State of Michigan"
City of Kingston and the Rideau Canal, Foot of Lake Ontario, Canada West 
Image  22 Nov 1856,   Woodcut engraving of Kingston from Point Henry looking across Navy Bay to the Cataraqui Bridge that marks the Lake Ontario end of the Rideau Canal. "City of Kingston and the Rideau Canal, Foot of Lake Ontario, Canada West"
City of Kingston, Canada West -- The Royal Dock Yards, and Naval and Military Store Houses. 
Image  22 Nov 1856,   Woodcut engraving of Kingston from Point Henry looking across Navy Bay to the Stone Frigate and beyond that to Kingston harbour. The presence of two steamboats in Navy Bay at this date suggests that the original photograph, by Dr. J. P. Litchfield of Kingston, was taken in the spring, as some of...
Explosion of the Propeller Inkermann, at Browne's Wharf, Toronto, C. W., May 29, 1857 
Image  13 Jun 1857,   Woodcut engraving of the explosion of the steamboat Inkermann on the Toronto waterfront, on 29 May 1857. The sketch on which this engraving was based was made by William Armstrong. William Armstrong was both civil engineer, artist and photographer, being a member of one of Toronto's early...
The "Chicora" 
Image  25 Jun 1870,   Engraving of the steamboat CHICORA in Collingwood harbour in 1870, from which she embarked troops for the Red River Expedition
The steamer LADY ELGIN lying at her wharf at Chicago 
ImageComments  22 Sep 1860,   Woodcut engraving of a photograph of the steamboat LADY ELGIN of the Chicago, Milwaukee and Lake Superior Line, lying at her wharf in Chicago, the day before her loss on Lake Michigan. "The steamer LADY ELGIN lying at her wharf at Chicago -- From a photograph taken the day previous to the...
Toronto at Hotel Frontenac 
Image  c1910  Photograph of steamboat TORONTO landing at the dock of the Hotel Frontenac in the Thousand Islands.
Carmona 
Image  late 1890s  Photograph of CARMON entering Kincardine harbour. A crowd wanders along the pier.
Clark Bros. at Ward's Island dock 
Image    Photograph of the TTC ferry CLARK BROS. at the wharf at Ward's Island. Captain McSherry is second from the left on the upper deck.
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...
R. and O. Steamer "Kingston" leaving Alexandria Bay, Thousand Islands, St. Lawrence River 
Image  c 1912  Coloured postcard of Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company steamboat KINGSTON, departing the wharf at the Thousand Island Hotel in Alexandria Bay, NY Postmarked "Kingston, Ont, 10 Sep 1912 10 pm" "R. and O. Steamer "Kingston" leaving Alexandria Bay, Thousand Islands, St. Lawrence River";...
R. and O. Steamer landing passengers at Chicoutimi, Que., Saguenay River 
Image  1905-1913  Coloured postcard of the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company steamboat ST. IRENEE (formerly the CANADA) at Chicoutimi on the Saguenay River. This was the turning point for the cruises from Quebec down the Saint Lawrence River and up the Saguenay River to various company hotels and other...
"Boat Landing at Lewistown, N. Y." 
ImageComments  c 1912  Coloured postcard of the Niagara Navigation Company steamboat CAYUGA at the landing in Lewiston, NY. The stern to the left of the image is either CHICORA or CHIPPEWA. Divided back. Postmarked "Buffalo, NY, 18 Jun 1912, 11 pm" "Boat Landing at Lewistown, N. Y." Reverse: "This space for writing...
Bay Street Wharf, Toronto, Canada 
Image  c 1910  Coloured postcard of the Toronto waterfront featuring the wharves at the foot of Bay Street. The scene includes two ferries of the Toronto Ferry Company and three other unidentified steamboats Divided back; Postmarked "Toronto, ONT, 23 Jul 1912 4:30 pm" with special Canadian National Exhibition...
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...
Yonge Street Dock, Toronto 
Image  c1908  Coloured postcard of the Yonge Street wharves in Toronto. Two passenger steamboats and a tugboat lie at the docks. A crowd of passengers line the main wharf. Divided back. Postmarked "Toronto, ONT, 31 Aug 1908 1:30 pm" "Yonge Street Dock, Toronto" "102,122" Reverse: "Valentine & Sons' Publishing...

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