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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
  • Burning of the Lake Erie Steamer Northern Indiana
    Image       "Burning of the Lake Erie Steamer Northern Indiana"
    Image     "Burning of the Lake Erie Steamer Northern Indiana"
  • The rescue of two ladies and a gentleman from the wreck of the wheel
    Image       "The rescue of two ladies and a gentleman from the wreck of the wheel"
    Image     "The rescue of two ladies and a gentleman from the wreck of the wheel"
  • McDonagh jumping into the water with the life-preservers
    Image       "McDonagh jumping into the water with the life-preservers"
    Image     "McDonagh jumping into the water with the life-preservers"
  • Pushing the women overboard who were too much terrified to make the leap
    Image       "Pushing the women overboard who were too much terrified to make the leap"
    Image     "Pushing the women overboard who were too much terrified to make the leap"
  • Propeller Republic towing the wreck into Pigeon Bay
    Image       "Propeller Republic towing the wreck into Pigeon Bay"
    Image     "Propeller Republic towing the wreck into Pigeon Bay"
  • A Night Scene on Lake Erie
    Image       "A Night Scene on Lake Erie"
    Image     "A Night Scene on Lake Erie"
  • Night scene on Lake Erie
    Image       A passenger steamboat crosses Lake Erie at night (and, as always, with the moon in the background).
    Image     A passenger steamboat crosses Lake Erie at night (and, as always, with the moon in the background).
  • Str. Chippewa, Sandusky, Put-In-Bay, Lakeside Route
    Image       "Str. Chippewa, Sandusky, Put-In-Bay, Lakeside Route" Reverse: "Published by Alexander Manufacturing Co., Sandusky, Ohio. Made in U.S.A." "C. T. American Art"
    Image     "Str. Chippewa, Sandusky, Put-In-Bay, Lakeside Route" Reverse: "Published by Alexander Manufacturing Co., Sandusky, Ohio. Made in U.S.A." "C. T. American Art"
  • Steamer "City of Detroit III" D. & C. Line at Night
    Imagecomment       "Steamer "City of Detroit III" D &c. Line at Night" Reverse: "1354 CITY OF DETROIT III OF THE D. & C. LINE, AT NIGHT. Cost $1,500,000. Operates between Detroit and Buffalo in connection with steamer "City of Cleveland." This is the largest and finest side-wheel steamer afloat, being 500 feet ...
    Imagecomment     "Steamer "City of Detroit III" D &c. Line at Night" Reverse: "1354 CITY OF DETROIT III OF THE D. & C. LINE, AT NIGHT. Cost $1,500,000. Operates between Detroit and ...
  • "North Land" on Lake Erie
    Image       ""North Land" on Lake Erie" Reverse: "No. 1207 G. B. S. Stapleton, Pub., Cleveland, O. Made in Germany"
    Image     ""North Land" on Lake Erie" Reverse: "No. 1207 G. B. S. Stapleton, Pub., Cleveland, O. Made in Germany"
  • S. S. "Western States", D. & B. Line
    Imagecomment       Coloured postcard of the Detroit and Cleveland Navigation Company steamboat WESTERN STATES. The card identifies it as running in the Detroit and Buffalo Line
    Imagecomment     Coloured postcard of the Detroit and Cleveland Navigation Company steamboat WESTERN STATES. The card identifies it as running in the Detroit and Buffalo Line
  • Moonlight View of D. & C. Steamer City of Cleveland
    Image       "Moonlight View of D. & C. Steamer City of Cleveland"
    Image     "Moonlight View of D. & C. Steamer City of Cleveland"
  • Steamer City of Cleveland, D & C Line
    Imagecomment       "Steamer City of Cleveland, D & C Line" Reverse: "The new D & C. Line Steamer City of Cleveland is the masterpiece of modern marine architecture. This new boat cost $1,250,000 is 444 feet long, 86 feet 6 inches wide, and seven decks high. A three cylinder compound engine of ...
    Imagecomment     "Steamer City of Cleveland, D & C Line" Reverse: "The new D & C. Line Steamer City of Cleveland is the masterpiece of modern marine architecture. This new boat cost ...
  • C. & B. Line, Steamer City of Erie, Daily between Cleveland and Buffalo
    Image       "C. & B. Line, Steamer City of Erie, Daily between Cleveland and Buffalo"
    Image     "C. & B. Line, Steamer City of Erie, Daily between Cleveland and Buffalo"
  • Str. Seeandbee
    Imagecomment       "71060 Str. Seeandbee Length 500 feet - breadth 98 feet 6 inches - 510 staterooms - speed 22 miles per hour" Reverse: "Phostint" Made only by Detroit Publishing Co."
    Imagecomment     "71060 Str. Seeandbee Length 500 feet - breadth 98 feet 6 inches - 510 staterooms - speed 22 miles per hour" Reverse: "Phostint" Made only by Detroit Publishing Co."
  • Str. "Greater Detroit"
    Imagecomment       "Str. "Greater Detroit" Length 550 feet. Width, 100 feet. Draught 16 feet. Tonnage, 4,500. Horsepower, 12,000. Speed 21 miles" Reverse: "Pub. by National Railway news Co. Inc." "New Steamers Greater Detroit -- Greater Buffalo. The two largest steamers of their type in the world, each having 26 parlors with bath; ...
    Imagecomment     "Str. "Greater Detroit" Length 550 feet. Width, 100 feet. Draught 16 feet. Tonnage, 4,500. Horsepower, 12,000. Speed 21 miles" Reverse: "Pub. by National Railway news Co. Inc." "New Steamers Greater ...
  • C. & B. Line Steamer, "City of Buffalo."
    Imagecomment       "C. & B. Line Steamer, "City of Buffalo." Reverse: "159 Published by Braun Post Card Co., Cleveland, Ohio, Made in U. S. A."
    Imagecomment     "C. & B. Line Steamer, "City of Buffalo." Reverse: "159 Published by Braun Post Card Co., Cleveland, Ohio, Made in U. S. A."
  • Steamer "City of Detroit III"
    Image       "Steamer "City of Detroit III"" Reverse: "City of Detroit III Costing $1,500,000, operating between Detroit and Buffalo -- Length 500 feet, 100 feet wide, 600 Staterooms, 50 Parlors, private verandas, telephones in every room." "A-24765" "C. T. American Art"
    Image     "Steamer "City of Detroit III"" Reverse: "City of Detroit III Costing $1,500,000, operating between Detroit and Buffalo -- Length 500 feet, 100 feet wide, 600 Staterooms, 50 Parlors, private verandas, ...
  • Steamboat Thomas Jefferson
    Image       "Steamboat Thomas Jefferson. Built at Erie, Pa., in 1834. Crosshead engine, 150 horse power, placed in the steamboat Louisiana in 1846, and lost with her in 1858. From "American Steam Vessels." copyright 1895 by Smith & Stanton."
    Image     "Steamboat Thomas Jefferson. Built at Erie, Pa., in 1834. Crosshead engine, 150 horse power, placed in the steamboat Louisiana in 1846, and lost with her in 1858. From "American Steam ...
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