The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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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"
Port of Genessee, on Lake Ontario, N.Y. 
Image  5 Jul 1856  Woodcut engraving of the Port of Genesse, on Lake Ontario, N.Y. from an ambrotype by E. T. Whitney of Rochester. The principal steamboats are, from left to right, the MAPLE LEAF, HIGHLANDER and ONTARIO. The original ambrotype is featured in Gerald T. Girvin, "The Maple Leaf Story Prior to the...
Sailors as Entrepreneurs in a Great Lakes Maritime Village 
Text  Neuschel, Fred, "Sailors as Entrepreneurs in a Great Lakes Maritime Village," The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), Jan 1998, 65-82  Those with an interest in the maritime history of the Great Lakes may well agree that while stories abound, historical writings are more scarce. Shipwrecks have been documented extensively, but the question of what sailors were doing when not caught up in catastrophes remains largely unanswered....
Kingston City, Modern Elevator in foreground 
Image  c 1907  Black and white postcard of the Kingston waterfront featuring a concrete grain elevator. Clustered around the elevator and the neighbouring wharf are schooners, barges, tugs and a larger freighter. At the head of the wharf a barge is either under construction or being repaired. A barge is being...
In the Slip getting ready for a race. Trenton, Ont. 
Image  c 1915  Tinted postcard in a frame of the waterfront of Trenton, Ont. A small tug appears in the right middleground. In the background is a three-masted schooner. Other small row boats and sailboats can be found in the middle along with a number of boat houses. Divided back. Postally unused "In the...
At Busy Deseronto, Ont. 
Image    Coloured postcard of the waterfront at Deseronto, Ontario and the lumber operations of the Rathbun Company. At the wharves is a two masted schooner and the small steam freighter RELIANCE. Depending on the precise date of the picture the RELIANCE is either the property of the Rathbun Company (1903...
Chicago River on a Foggy Morning 
Image  1898  Coloured stereoview of two tugboats and a schooner in the Chicago River about 1898. "201. Chicago River on a Foggy Morning. Copyright, 1898 by T. W. Ingersoll" Reverse: "No. 201. Chicago River on a Foggy Morning. Joliet and Marquette in 1673 discovered the fact that the Indians used the...
The Great Western Railway yards and shops, showng the grain elevator built in 1862 
Image    A photograph of the Hamilton waterfront by the Great Western Railway yards, featuring the grain elevator. To the left of the picture a schooner lies alongside the wharf. Used to illustrate Ivan S. Brookes, Hamilton Harbor, 1826-1901 .
[Oswego] Harbor from Upper Bridge 
Image  c1870  Stereoview of the Oswego harbour from the upper bridge. In the centre of the harbour is a two masted schooner. The sail of another schooner is hanging to dry beyond the railroad trestle. There are a number of barges along the far side of the harbour. E. H. T. Anthony & Co., 591 Broadway, New...
A. D. CROSS towing the schooner ST. LOUIS in the Welland Canal 
Image  c 1889  The schooner ST. LOUIS downbound at Lock 4 on the Third Welland Canal in tow of the tug A.D. CROSS Used to illustrate Ivan S. Brookes, Hamilton Harbor, 1826-1901 .
Steamship Eastland and Chicago River 
Image  c 1907  Coloured postcard of the EASTLAND steaming out of Chicago past two three-masted schooners and a wooden laker with a grain elevator in the background. Divided Back. Postmarked "Chicago, Ill., 20 Aug. 1907" "Steamship Eastland and Chicago River" Reverse: "The Hugh C. Leighton Co., Manufacturers,...
River and Shipping, Chicago 
Image  c 1900  Stereoview of propeller and two tugboats, one towing a three-masted schooner, in the Chicago River about 1900. "River and Shipping, Chicago." "Stereoviews of New York City Central Park, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, Chicago, St. Louis, San Francisco, Cincinnati, Buffalo, Cleveland,...
River View, Chicago 
Image  c 1900  Stereoview of propeller and two tugboats in the Chicago River about 1900. In the distance is a steamboat with a bishops arch. Another, probably earlier, variation on this view was published by "Gates Bros. Publishers, Chicago" and titled "27 Chicago River, east from La Salle-st." "River View,...
Vessel in Lock Erie Canal, Buffalo, N. Y. 
ImageComments  c1890  Stereoview of a two masted schooner and tugboat in Buffalo harbour and the western terminus of the Erie Canal. "331. Vessel in Lock, Erie Canal, Buffalo, N. Y." "Union View Co, Publishers, Rochester, N. Y." "Buffalo, N. Y."
Propeller and Schooner in the canal at Sault Sainte Marie 
Image  c. 1876  Aging cabinet photograph of two vessels, one two-masted schooner and one propeller in the American locks at Sault Sainte Marie. The pilot house on the propeller features a winged bald eagle
Milwaukee River from Elevator A, Wilwaukee, Wis. 
Image  c 1885  Stereoview of two schooners, one three-masted the other two-masted, in the Milwaukee River. The vessel on the left is the VIRGINIUS. There are piles of what appears to be cord-wood to the left of the picture and what may be quarried stone in the background between the two sailing vessels. Two...
Chicago River, Shipping &c. Chicago 
Image  c 1900  Stereoview of at least four tugboats and three schooners in the Chicago River about 1900. Across the river is a grain elevator and a steel swing bridge. "Chicago River, Shipping &c. Chicago" "Picturesque American Popular G Series"
Martello Tower, Kingston Harbor 
ImageComments  c 1890  Mounted black and white photograph of Kingston Harbour from the late nineteenth century. The picture predates the large grain elevators that were a feature of the waterfron by the turn of the century. The one steamboat appears in the company of several schooners moored at wharves to the...

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