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  • Descending the famous Long Sault Rapids on the St. Lawrence River, Canada.
    Image       "9441 Descending the famous Long Sault Rapids on the St. Lawrence River, Canada. Copyright 1906 by H. C. White Co." "H. C. White Col., Chicago, New York, London Gen'l Office and Works, North Bennington Vt., U.S.A." "The 'Perfec' Stereograph, (Trade Mark) Edition de Luxe, Patented April 14, 1903." Reverse: "Descending ...
    Image     "9441 Descending the famous Long Sault Rapids on the St. Lawrence River, Canada. Copyright 1906 by H. C. White Co." "H. C. White Col., Chicago, New York, London Gen'l Office ...
  • Steamer Descending the Coteau du Lac Rapids
    Image  Van Cleve, James, The Ontario and St. Lawrence Steamboat Company's hand-book for travelers to Niagara Falls, Montreal and Quebec, and through Lake Champlain to Saratoga Springs (Buffalo, NY: Jewett, Thomas & Co., 1852), 1852, p. 114     Steamer Descending the Coteau du Lac Rapids JVC del Vanduzee
    Image  Van Cleve, James, The Ontario and St. Lawrence Steamboat Company's hand-book for travelers to Niagara Falls, Montreal and Quebec, and through Lake Champlain to Saratoga Springs (Buffalo, NY: Jewett, Thomas & Co., 1852), 1852, p. 114   Steamer Descending the Coteau du Lac Rapids JVC del Vanduzee
  • Port of Genessee, on Lake Ontario, N.Y.
    Image       "The Port of Genesse, on Lake Ontario, N.Y."
    Image     "The Port of Genesse, on Lake Ontario, N.Y."
  • Toronto Harbour and the Defence of the Great Lakes Region, 1783-1870
    Text  Benn, Carl, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), Jan 1994, 1-15     The history of Toronto harbour and the defence of the Great Lakes region has two main elements. First, various military planners in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries perceived merit in establishing a naval base at Toronto, although for the most part they were unable to fulfil their goals. Second, debate ...
    Text  Benn, Carl, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), Jan 1994, 1-15   The history of Toronto harbour and the defence of the Great Lakes region has two main elements. First, various military planners in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries perceived merit in ...
  • Sydney Harbour's Contribution to Atlantic Canada's Coastal Defence: An Introduction
    WebsiteText  Tennyson, Brian Douglas, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), Apr 1991, 23-30     The strategic importance of Sydney harbour was recognized from the earliest days of Euro- pean exploration of the region because of its strategic position with respect both to the im- mensely rich cod fishery and the seaborne entrance to Canada, as well as its proximity to coal seams. Except for ...
    WebsiteText  Tennyson, Brian Douglas, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), Apr 1991, 23-30   The strategic importance of Sydney harbour was recognized from the earliest days of Euro- pean exploration of the region because of its strategic position with respect both to the im- ...
  • Passport
    Image       Photograph of the PASSPORT downbound in the Lachine Rapids.
    Image     Photograph of the PASSPORT downbound in the Lachine Rapids.
  • Algerian
    Image       Photograph of the Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Company steamboat ALGERIAN in the Long Sault Rapids.
    Image     Photograph of the Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Company steamboat ALGERIAN in the Long Sault Rapids.
  • Killarney Harbour
    Image       Reverse: "Killarney Harbour (She-ba-ono-an-fhg) as its Indian name, indicates, is a narrow strait dividing George Island from the main shore, a popular summer resort, having good hotels and stores, about 110 miles from Collingwood, with which it has almost daily postal communication." "The Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co., Ltd. Montreal ...
    Image     Reverse: "Killarney Harbour (She-ba-ono-an-fhg) as its Indian name, indicates, is a narrow strait dividing George Island from the main shore, a popular summer resort, having good hotels and stores, about ...
  • The "Chicora" [The Favourites of the Collingwood and Lake Superior Royal Mail Line]
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  • Steamer "Western World"
    Image  Orr, J. W., Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper (New York, NY), 7 Jun 1856     Steamer "Western World," Capt. J. H. Barker, of the Michigan Central Railroad Line, between Buffalo and Detroit
    Image  Orr, J. W., Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper (New York, NY), 7 Jun 1856   Steamer "Western World," Capt. J. H. Barker, of the Michigan Central Railroad Line, between Buffalo and Detroit
  • CORSICAN in Lachine Rapids
    Imagecomment       On reverse: W. Notman, Photographer to Her Majesty, Montreal 1876; Also at Toronto, Halifax, Ottawa, & St. John, N.B.
    Imagecomment     On reverse: W. Notman, Photographer to Her Majesty, Montreal 1876; Also at Toronto, Halifax, Ottawa, & St. John, N.B.
  • CORINTHIAN in rapids of the Saint Lawrence River
    Image       J. G. Parks, Photographer, 195 1/2 St. James Street, Montreal.
    Image     J. G. Parks, Photographer, 195 1/2 St. James Street, Montreal.
  • Steamer ALGERIAN Running Long Sault Rapids, St. Lawrence River
    Image       Steamer ALGERIAN Running Long Sault Rapids, St. Lawrence River; 100346; on reverse: Valentines Series; Souvenir Post Card.
    Image     Steamer ALGERIAN Running Long Sault Rapids, St. Lawrence River; 100346; on reverse: Valentines Series; Souvenir Post Card.
  • ALGERIAN Running the Lachine Rapids on the St. Lawrence River
    Imagecomment       Published by the American News Company, New York, Leipzig, Berlin and Dresden; Litho-Chrone (Trade-Mark); 93462
    Imagecomment     Published by the American News Company, New York, Leipzig, Berlin and Dresden; Litho-Chrone (Trade-Mark); 93462
  • Lachine Rapids
    Image       Greeting from Montreal; Lachine Rapids; Emil Pinkau & Co. A-G, Leipsic; Private Post Card
    Image     Greeting from Montreal; Lachine Rapids; Emil Pinkau & Co. A-G, Leipsic; Private Post Card
  • Approaching Cedar Rapids, St. Lawrence River, Canada
    Image       "Approaching Cedar Rapids; Everyone on deck anxious to get the first glimpse of Cedar Rapids which boasts the fastest current in the St. Lawrence River." "Scenes along the route of the Canada Steamship Lines Limited" "Imprime en Allemagne" "1305/46"
    Image     "Approaching Cedar Rapids; Everyone on deck anxious to get the first glimpse of Cedar Rapids which boasts the fastest current in the St. Lawrence River." "Scenes along the route of ...
  • Shooting Lachine Rapids, Montreal
    Image       "Shooting Lachine Rapids, Montreal" Reverse: I 483 W. G. MacFarlane, Publ., Toronto and Buffalo, Printed in Germany" "Private Post Card"
    Image     "Shooting Lachine Rapids, Montreal" Reverse: I 483 W. G. MacFarlane, Publ., Toronto and Buffalo, Printed in Germany" "Private Post Card"
  • Montreal. Steamer in Lachine Rapids
    Image       "Montreal. Steamer in Lachine Rapids" Reverse: "Novelty Manufacturing and Art Printing Co., Montreal"
    Image     "Montreal. Steamer in Lachine Rapids" Reverse: "Novelty Manufacturing and Art Printing Co., Montreal"
  • R. and O. Steamer "Rapids King" in Lachine Rapids, Montreal
    Image       "R. and O. Steamer "Rapids King" in Lachine Rapids, Montreal" "105,202" Reverse: "Valentine & Sons Publishing Co., Ltd., Montreal and Toronto, Printed in Great Britain" "Published by W. J. Clarke, The Wigwam, 134 Peel Street, Montreal"
    Image     "R. and O. Steamer "Rapids King" in Lachine Rapids, Montreal" "105,202" Reverse: "Valentine & Sons Publishing Co., Ltd., Montreal and Toronto, Printed in Great Britain" "Published by W. J. Clarke, ...
  • Str. "Rapids Prince" in the midst of the Maelstrom while shooting the Long Sault Rapid, St. Lawrence River, Canada
    Imagecomment       "Str. "Rapids Prince" in the midst of the Maelstrom while shooting the Long Sault Rapid, St. Lawrence River, Canada" "108,328" Reverse: "Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co., Ltd. Montreal and Toronto; Printed in Great Britain"
    Imagecomment     "Str. "Rapids Prince" in the midst of the Maelstrom while shooting the Long Sault Rapid, St. Lawrence River, Canada" "108,328" Reverse: "Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co., Ltd. Montreal and Toronto; ...
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