The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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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...
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...
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,...
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"...
Partie du Port à Sorel, P. Q. 
Image  1907  Black and white postcard of the Sincennes McNaughton tug fleet and the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company fleets at Sorel, QU. Tfour people in two small craft are out in the stream. Both fleets wintered at Sorel so this may be either a late fall or, more likely, a spring fitout image....
Les Bateaux de la Cie Sincennes Mcnoughton dans le Port de Sorel, P. Q. 
ImageMysteries  1907  Black and white postcard of the Sincennes McNaughton tug fleet and the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company fleets at Sorel, QU. The BERTHIER can be identified immediately behind the three decked passenger steamboat at the far right side of the image. Both fleets wintered at Sorel so this may...
Chantier de constructions navales á SOREL (P.Q.) 
Image  c1903  Black and white postcard of the shipyard at Sorel, QU, on the Richelieu River. Three vessels are on the ways in various stages of construction or repair. Undivided back. Postally unused "1. -- Chantier de constructions navales á SOREL (P.Q.)" "Desjardins"
CHIEFTAIN and JOHN A. MACDONALD towing timber rafts on the Saint Lawrence River 
Image  c1880  Distant view of the Calvin Company steam tow boats towing large rafts of timber from their headquarters at Garden Island, near Kingston, Ontario to Quebec City. A small hut can be seen on the raft where its crew would live. Calvin's operated the JOHN A MACDONALD from 1866 to 1895 and the...
JOHN A MACDONALD towing timber raft on the Saint Lawrence River 
Image  c1880  Distant view of the Calvin Company steam tow boat JOHN A. MACDONALD towing large raft of timber on Saint Lawrence River
Freighters in Welland Ship Canal, Ontario 
ImageMysteries  c 1930  Postcard of three large freighters tied up in the Welland Canal. A fourth freighter can be seen in the middle distance. In the foreground is a Canadian Dredge & Dock tug and barge. First freighter in line Paterson's FORT WILLDOC and the following two have Misener/Colonial steamship stacks....
Canadian Pacific Great Lakes Steamer "Assiniboia" passing Thunder Cape 
Image  c. 1935  The Canadian Pacific Railway steamboat ASSINIBOIA on Lake Superior near Thunder Cape. A tugboat and freighter were added to the scene. A divided back postcard. Postally Unused. "C. P. R. Great Lakes Steamer In Canadian Lock at Sault Ste. Marie" "G. F. Gillespie"
View of Oswego harbor 
Image  1890  Photograph of Oswego harbor from the bridge in 1890. A number of schooners can be seen lining the western (left) side of the harbour, along with a couple of tugs. Beside them can be seen the North-western Elevator and a building labelled Lehigh Valley Coal. Timber lines the wharves. In the...

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