The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Doran's Island near Morrisburg, Ont. 
Image  c 1920  Black and white postcard of steamboat on Saint Lawrence River near Morrisburg, Ontario. The vessel appears to be the Canada Steamship Lines steamboat RAPIDS QUEEN. Divided back. Pencil note on back "Nov. 1920" "Doran's Island near Morrisburg, Ont." Reverse: " Novelty Mfg. & Art Co. Ltd.,...
"City of Chatham" 
Image  c. 1907  Coloured postcard of the Chatham Navigation Company steamboat CITY OF CHATHAM on the Thames River leaving Chatham with a view of the town in the background. The CITY OF CHATHAM was launched in 1888 and was rebuilt in 1908 and moved to the Pelee Island late that year. A coloured divided back...
Mouth of the Detroit River from Bois Blanc Island 
Image  1899  Three steamboats enter the Detroit River from Lake Erie from a view taken near the Boblo Island Lighthouse. Illustration from J. B. Mansfield, ed., History of the Great Lakes. Volume I, Chicago: J. H. Beers & Co., 1899.
Excursion Steamer entering Wallaceburg, Ont., Canada 
Image  c1907  Coloured postcard of the steamboat OMAR D CONGER at the wharf on the Sydenham River in Wallaceburg, ON "Excursion Steamer entering Wallaceburg, Ont., Canada" "107023" Reverse: "The Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co., Ltd. Montreal and Toronto Printed in Great Britain"
Niagara River, Lewiston 
Image  c1860  Stereoview of the American Steamboat Company steamboat NEW YORK at Lewiston on the Niagara River before the Civil War. The NEW YORK was moved off the lakes in 1861 and was used for transport on the Atlantic coast during the American Civil War. "515 - Niagara River, Lewiston" "Niagara Falls" ...
Steamer ST. ALBANS at Cleveland 
Image  c1875  Stereoview of the Northern Transportation Company propeller SAINT ALBANS in port on the Cuyahoga River at Cleveland, OH. Behind it is the viaduct over the river, and under that a barge. To the left is a warehouse with the name "Beckett" on the top. The steamboat is marked with N.T. Co. which is...
Grain elevator, Fort William, Lake Superior, one outlet for Manitoba wheat 
ImageMysteries  c 1904  Stereoview of two steamboats loading grain at the Canadian Pacific Railway elevators at Fort William. An adult watches two children play with a cat in the foreground. "11101-Grain elevator, Fort William, Lake Superior, one outlet for Manitoba wheat. Copyright Underwood & Underwood. U-31096" ...
Central Elevator 
ImageMysteries  c 1875  Stereoview of a propeller lying off the Central Elevator in the Chicago River. "No. 57, Central Elevator" Chicago and Vicinity. New Series, 187" Lovejoy & Foster, 87 Clark St., Chicago"
Chicago River 
ImageMysteries  c1870-75  Stereoview of a busy scene on the Chicago River. One of the swing bridges is open to allow the tug to tow the propeller driven steamboat up the river. Schooners line both sides of the river, some with their sails up drying. More masts can be seen in the background, along with the outlines of the...
Milwaukee. -- River View from Wisconsin St. 
ImageMysteries  c 1900  Stereoview of two steamboats in the Milwaukee River beyond the Wisconsin Street bridge in Milwaukee, WI. "Milwaukee. -- River View from Wisconsin St." "Stereoviews of New York City Central Park, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, Chicago, St. Louis, San Francisco, Cincinnati, Buffalo,...
Str ST. LAWRENCE, 1000 Is. 
Image  c 1895 -1900  Stereoview of the Thousand Islands Steamboat Company steamboat SAINT LAWRENCE on the Saint Lawrence River. "1401 StB St. Lawrence, 1000 Is." "Popular Series"
Shooting Long Sault Rapids 
VideoMysteries  1903,   A short film of an unknown steamboat in the Long Sault Rapids of the Saint Lawrence River in 1903. "Photographed from the Library of Congress Paper Film Collection by Renovare Company For the Film Archives of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences." Shooting Long Sault Rapids American...
Down the river from the Grand Avenue Bridge 
Image  1881,   Vessels on the Menominee River, Milwaukee, WI Illustration from the article by Ernest Ingersoll, "Milwaukee," Harper's Monthly, April 1881, p. 705 Down the river from the Grand Avenue Bridge
Loading a Grain Steamer 
Image  1881,   Loading a steamboat with grain from one of Milwaukee's grain elevators Illustration from the article by Ernest Ingersoll, "Milwaukee," Harper's Monthly, April 1881, p. 706 Loading a Grain Steamer
On the River 
Image  1886,   Engraving of a steamboat on the Cuyahoga River, Cleveland, OH Illustration from the article by Edmund Kirke, "The City Of Cleveland," Harper's Monthly, March 1886, p. 572 On the River
The River from the Viaduct 
Image  1886,   Engraving of the view from the Viaduct along the Cuyahoga River, Cleveland, OH. A variety of schooners and steamboats can be seen moored along the river while a tug makes its way downstream. Illustration from the article by Edmund Kirke, "The City Of Cleveland," Harper's Monthly, March 1886, p....
The Flood of 1849 [in Chicago] 
Image  1884,   Steamboats and schooners bunched up in the Chicago River Illustration from History of Chicago from the Earliest Period to the Present Time in three volumes by A. T. Andreas (Chicago: A. T. Andreas, 1884)
Wolf Point in 1870 
Image  1884,   Schooners under tow in the Chicago River, along with steamboats and barges. Illustration from History of Chicago from the Earliest Period to the Present Time in three volumes by A. T. Andreas (Chicago: A. T. Andreas, 1884)
Oswego, N. Y. 
Image  c1855,   Hand coloured Bird's eye view of Oswego, New York showing the mouth of the Oswego River at Lake Ontario. Oswego, N.Y. Published by Smith Brothers & Co., 225 Fulton St. N.Y. Lewis Bradley Del On stone by D. W. Moody

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