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EDWARD S. KENDRICK downbound in the Welland Canal 
Image  17 Apr 1973  EDWARD S. KENDRICK is being towed downbound in the Welland Canal north of Allanburg on April 17, 1973
Image  c1920s  This very rare photo, taken by a member of the Russell family shows JOSEPH L. RUSSELL at Oswego in the mid-Twenties. At left is the Erie Canal steam barge "M. G. PHELPS". Courtesy of Capt. John Leonard
Salvage Monarch, Helen M. McAllister with Royal Clipper 
Image    Photograph of the tugs SALVAGE MONARCH and HELEN M. McALLISTER at Port Weller while towing the burned remains of the ROYAL CLIPPER to Port Maitland.
Yonge Street Dock, Toronto 
Image  c1908  Coloured postcard of the Yonge Street wharves in Toronto. Two passenger steamboats and a tugboat lie at the docks. A crowd of passengers line the main wharf. Divided back. Postmarked "Toronto, ONT, 31 Aug 1908 1:30 pm" "Yonge Street Dock, Toronto" "102,122" Reverse: "Valentine & Sons' Publishing...
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...
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...
Moonlight on the Harbour, Port Hope, Canada 
Image  c 1907  Coloured postcard of a moolit Port Hope harbour. One of the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation steamboats is heavily lit up on the outside of the pier. A tugboat and barge (possibly carrying coal or dredge spoil is inside the pier. A third vessel, possibly a dredge is to the lower left. The...
Buffalo Harbor, Buffalo, N.Y. 
Image  c 1910  Coloured postcard of a busy harbour scene in Buffalo, New York in the early 1890s. The postcard probably dates from a decade later. In the foreground on the left hand side is the WILLIAM H. BARNUM of Buffalo which sank off Mackinaw City in the spring of 1894. At least eight other vessels are in...
Winter on Welland Canal at Port Colborne, Canada 
Image  c 1910  Coloured postcard of a collection of tugboats and wooden canallers in the Welland Canal at Port Colborne as the ice begins to break up in the early spring. Divided back. Postmarked "Port Colborne, Ont. 19 Jul 11" "Winter on Welland Canal at Port Colborne, Canada" Reverse: "326" "Made in Germany"...
Port Hope from the Lighthouse 
Image  c 1905  Black and white postcard of Port Hope harbour. One of the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation steamboats is heavily lit up on the outside of the pier. A tugboat and barge (possibly carrying coal or dredge spoil is inside the pier. A third vessel is the government dredge NIPISSING. The original...
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."
T. J. Scott and Northern 
Image  c 1945  Black and white real photo postcard of the tugboat T. J. SCOTT and J. Harrison & Sons' small freighter NORTHERN. At the right of the card is the stern of the Mohawk Navigation Company's CAPTAIN C. D. SECORD (originally the American Laker CHARLES R. VAN HISE, 1900) The photograph likely dates from...
Whaleback freighters of ore and grain in canal, Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. 
Image  1900  Stereoview of two whalebacks in the canal at Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan. The one on the left appears to be the JAMES B. COLGATE of Duluth. The large whaleback on the right is one of the numbered barges. Both of them are running light as they are upbound. The tug in the lock with them is the...
Owen Sound Harbour 
Image  c 1908  Coloured postcard of tugs and other ships in Owen Sound harbour. Warehouses in the picture include "Bishop & Paulin" and "McLaughlan's & Warehouse" Divided back postcard. Postmarked "Owen Sound, Ont, 12 Aug 1908 7 pm". Sent to Miss M. Westlake, West Toronto "Owen Sound Harbour"
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"
In Winter Quarters, Deseronto, Ont. 
Image  c1907-08  Real photo postcard of the Deseronto Navigation Company fleet in winter layup at Deseronto, probably in 1908. Among the ships in port are the RELIANCE and the ELLA ROSS. There are two tugs and another smaller propeller also in layup. A relatively unpopular subject for postcards, this image of...
Arrival of Niagara Boat at Toronto, Canada 
Image  c1908  Coloured postcard of the Yonge Street wharf in Toronto with a crowd disembarking from the CHIPPEWA. The sign on the building at the base of the pier say Yonge St. Wharf, S. F. Freeland. R. & O. N. Co. Lessees" Divided back. Postally used but mark indistinct. "Yonge Street Dock, Toronto"...

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