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  • Line Development and the Passenger Steamboat Trade on Lake Ontario and the Upper St Lawrence River, 1829-1875
    Lewis, Walter, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), Summer 2019, 135-48     ...
    Lewis, Walter, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), Summer 2019, 135-48   ...
  • Transition from Sail to Steam on the Great Lakes in the Nineteenth Century
    Lewis, Walter, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), 2015, 345-74     ...
    Lewis, Walter, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), 2015, 345-74   ...
  • “A Revolution in Travelling”: The Steamboat Letters of the Torrance family, 1831-1848
    Fisher, Rob, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), Oct 2011, 359-376     The Torrance family's correspondence in the collection of papers by Robert M. Powell and his family at Library and Archives Canada must be recognized for his discussion of the steamboats of the St. Lawrence River and the Great Lakes in the 1830s and 1840s. This recently discovered cache of letters ...
    Fisher, Rob, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), Oct 2011, 359-376   The Torrance family's correspondence in the collection of papers by Robert M. ...
  • Getting 'stoned' on the Welland Canal
    Palmer, Richard, Inland Seas, vol. 47, no. 3 (Fall 1991)     During the evening of April 22, 1839, the schooner Stephen Girard, en route from Oswego to Cleveland, arrived at Gravelly Bay, on Lake Erie, after passing through the Welland Canal. It had been an uneventful voyage until Captain John C. Hugunin was preparing to pass through the lock into the ...
    Palmer, Richard, Inland Seas, vol. 47, no. 3 (Fall 1991)   During the evening of April 22, 1839, the schooner Stephen Girard, en ...
  • Letters on the Natural History and Internal Resources of the State of New York
        [Extracts from: "Letters on the Natural History and Internal Resources of the State of New York" By Hibernicus (DeWitt Clinton) New York, 1822] Page 22 Letter V. Montezuma, July, 1820 My Dear Sir, In my voyage on ...
      [Extracts from: "Letters on the Natural History and Internal Resources of the ...
  • Canal
    Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., Nov. 27, 1822     Canal. -- It is stated that water has been let into the Canal as far east as Schoharie creek, to which place boats have passed from Little Falls. The Lockport paper states, that water is to be taken, by a feeder, from the Tonewanta [sic] to Oak Orchard creek, to ...
    Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., Nov. 27, 1822   Canal. -- It is stated that water has been let into the ...
  • Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., Aug. 2, 1820
        Utica, July 25. On Saturday last the canal was filled with water for the first time from the western extremity of Liberty street to Genesee street, a distance of about half a mile. Considerable interest was excited and many attended on this occasion. At the appointed hour ...
      Utica, July 25. On Saturday last the canal was filled with water ...
  • Erie Canal
    Geneva Palladium (Geneva, NY), Wed., Nov. 13, 1822     Erie Canal.- The water has been let into the Canal from Little Falls to Schoharie Creek, east, and west from Genesee river to Montezuma, making about 200 miles uninterrupted canal navigation. Boats are now arriving at Utica, from Rochester. There is every reason to believe the Canal ...
    Geneva Palladium (Geneva, NY), Wed., Nov. 13, 1822   Erie Canal.- The water has been let into the Canal from Little ...
  • Geneva Palladium (Geneva, NY), Wed., Nov. 13, 1822
        Several boats loaded with flour, left this village (Rochester) last week for Little Falls, by the Canal, and there were also some arrivals. We understand there is some want of water between this place and Montezuma, which will probably be soon supplied. A Collector's office is to be opened in ...
      Several boats loaded with flour, left this village (Rochester) last week for ...
  • The Murray Canal
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 2 Sep 1882     The Murray Canal. Turning the First Sod - Description of the Work. TRENTON, Aug. 31. - The turning of the first sod of the Murray canal was celebrated today by a grand picnic held on the farm of Mr. Charles Clendenning. Before 12 o'clock about 5,000 ...
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 2 Sep 1882   The Murray Canal. Turning the First Sod - Description of the Work. ...
  • Steam on the Erie Canal
        Steam on the Erie Canal. - The people of western New York are rejoicing over the success of the experiment of introducing steam on the Erie Canal. The difficulty heretofore has been that the wave, driven to the banks of the canal by the action of the screw of the ...
      Steam on the Erie Canal. - The people of western New York ...
  • New York Herald, 24 May 1898
        Hugh McKay, a veteran engineer, who lived at No. 67 Russell street, Brooklyn, died last Saturday in Coney Island. Although seventy-two years old, Mr. McKay offered his services to the Secretary of the Navy at the commencement of the war with Spain. He feared his age might be a bar ...
      Hugh McKay, a veteran engineer, who lived at No. 67 Russell street, ...
  • Canal Regulations
        CANAL REGULATIONS. At a meeting of the Board of Canal Commissioners in the city of Albany, on the 10th of March, 1826, the following rules and regulations, in addition to those provided by law relating to the Erie and Champlain canals, were adopted to wit: 1. Every boat ...
      CANAL REGULATIONS. At a meeting of the Board of Canal Commissioners in ...
  • The Erie Canal
    Geneva Palladium (Geneva, NY), 26 Feb 1823     The Erie Canal. - It is computed that 40,543 tons of articles were transported east and west, on that part of the canal which was navigable during the last season. Some of the principal things were: 184,522 bbls. flour, 17,663 do. salt 9,495 do, provisions, 4,372 do. ashes, 366 do. ...
    Geneva Palladium (Geneva, NY), 26 Feb 1823   The Erie Canal. - It is computed that 40,543 tons of articles ...
  • Ohio Canal
    St. Lawrence Gazette (Ogdensburg, NY), 23 May 1826     Ohio Canal.--This link in the great chain of internal improvements is in a state of forwardness towards completion, and it is expected the section terminating in lake Erie will be navigable the ensuing fall. Cleveland is situated at this junction, and is making rapid strides in its ...
    St. Lawrence Gazette (Ogdensburg, NY), 23 May 1826   Ohio Canal.--This link in the great chain of internal improvements is in ...
  • Milwaukee Journal, 25 Sep 1902
        Francis H. Clergue, builder of the Soo power canal and the man who made a thriving city of Sault Ste. Marie, will, during the winter, visit Washington as President Roosevelt's guest. The President entertained Mr. Clergue at dinner during his recent visit at Detroit and spend over half an hour ...
      Francis H. Clergue, builder of the Soo power canal and the man ...
  • New Canal at the Soo
    Milwaukee Journal, 28 Nov 1896     New Canal at the Soo Work on a Great Water Power Project to Commence this year Sault Ste. Marie Mich. Nov. 28. It is now a settled fact that work on the big water power canal will be commenced within thirty day. At a meeting of the directors all ...
    Milwaukee Journal, 28 Nov 1896   New Canal at the Soo Work on a Great Water Power Project ...
  • Western Termination of the Grand Canal
    Buffalo Emporium (Buffalo, NY), 27 Aug 1825, p. 3     WESTERN TERMINATION OF THE GRAND CANAL First arrival of a Canal Boat at Buffalo.--On Thursday morning, the Canal boat Superior, Capt. Sloan, arrived in this Village, from the East. She staid but a short time. Our citizens, generally, were not aware of the fact ...
    Buffalo Emporium (Buffalo, NY), 27 Aug 1825, p. 3   WESTERN TERMINATION OF THE GRAND CANAL First arrival of a Canal Boat ...
  • Grand Canal
    Hampden Federalist and Public Journal (Springfield, MA), 26 Jun 1822     New York June 19. GRAND CANAL We are informed by a gentleman who has just returned from a visit to Buffalo and Niagara Falls, that he traveled 160 miles in the new convenient passage boat on the Erie Canal, viz., from Little Falls ...
    Hampden Federalist and Public Journal (Springfield, MA), 26 Jun 1822   New York June 19. GRAND CANAL We are informed by a gentleman ...
  • The Canals
    Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), 26 Apr 1852     The Canals. The Oneida Lake is still blockaded by ice, and boats from the east bound for Oswego will be obliged to come by way of this city for the present. Business at this point started rather sluggishly, owing to the insufficiency of water. UP to 6 o'clock last evening ...
    Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), 26 Apr 1852   The Canals. The Oneida Lake is still blockaded by ice, and boats ...
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