The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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The Schooner AUGUSTA in port at Chicago, after the collision with the steamer LADY ELGIN 
Image  22 Sep 1860,   Woodcut engraving of a photograph of the schooner Augusta with the grain elevators of Chicago in the background, in the days after she had collided with steamboat LADY ELGIN in Lake Michigan. "The Schooner AUGUSTA in port at Chicago, after the collision with the steamer LADY ELGIN -- From a...
The steamer LADY ELGIN lying at her wharf at Chicago 
ImageComments  22 Sep 1860,   Woodcut engraving of a photograph of the steamboat LADY ELGIN of the Chicago, Milwaukee and Lake Superior Line, lying at her wharf in Chicago, the day before her loss on Lake Michigan. "The steamer LADY ELGIN lying at her wharf at Chicago -- From a photograph taken the day previous to the...
Schooner Hercules, Manifest, 18 July 1818 
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Schooner Widows Son, Manifest, 22 July 1818 
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Schooner Monroe, Manifest, 21 June 1820 
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Canoe, Michel Lacroix, Manifest, 2 Aug 1820 
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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...
Loading the Great Whaleback Ship at the Famous Grain Elevators, Chicago 
Image  1895  Stereoview of the whaleback steamer An earlier version of this view exists that co-incides with the Columbian Exposition at Chicago and is copyright 1893. A later version of this view was published by Underwood and Underwood. "Loading the Great Whaleback Ship at the Famous Grain Elevators,...
Lake View, Chicago 
Image  c1890  A small yacht in full sail off Chicago, with a few vessels on the horizon "Stereoscopic views"
Steamship Eastland and Chicago River 
Image  c 1907  Coloured postcard of the EASTLAND steaming out of Chicago past two three-masted schooners and a wooden laker with a grain elevator in the background. Divided Back. Postmarked "Chicago, Ill., 20 Aug. 1907" "Steamship Eastland and Chicago River" Reverse: "The Hugh C. Leighton Co., Manufacturers,...
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,...
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"
The Wreck of the Eastland 
Image  1915  Panoramic photograph of the aftermath of the wreck of the EASTLAND. A number of steam yachts and tugs lie alongside the wreck. This picture was copyrighted five days after the disaster on 24 July 1915 The Wreck of the Eastland
Chicago Harbor in 1870 
Image  1884  Map showing the evolution of the Chicago shoreline Illustration from History of Chicago from the Earliest Period to the Present Time in three volumes by A. T. Andreas (Chicago: A. T. Andreas, 1884)
Steamer Lady Elgin 
Image  1899  Photograph of paddle steamboat LADY ELGIN in Chicago the day before she was wrecked in Lake Michigan Illustration from J. B. Mansfield, ed., History of the Great Lakes. Volume I, Chicago: J. H. Beers & Co., 1899. "Steamer Lady Elgin. Wrecked off Winnetka, September 8, 1860, by collision with...
Chicago - Ruins 
Image  Oct 1871  Stereoview of three or four tugboats, and three sailing vessels among the burned wharves and warehouses lining the North branch of the Chicago River shortly after the fire on 8-9 Oct 1871. "Chicago -- Ruins" "No. 42 -- On North Branch" "Andrew & Carson, Hillsdale, Mich." Reverse: "From E. H....
Chicago River, Franklin Street Bridge, Chicago, Ill. 
Image  c 1900 1890  Stereoview of schooners in the Chicago River. Across the river is a grain elevator and a steel swing bridge. Across the river are warehouses and grain elevators. The deck of the nearest schooner is piled with lumber. "Webster & Albee Publishers Rochester, N. Y." "Artistic American Scenery"
3396. Excursion Steamer, "Christopher Columbus" 
Image  c 1908  Real photocard of the Goodrich Transit Company passenger whaleback CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS with passengers lining the decks. 3396. Excursion Steamer, "Christopher Columbus"
The Roosevelt leaving Chicago for holiday trip 
Image  1909  Stereoview of the Indiana Transportation Company steamboat THEODORE ROOSEVELT of Michigan City, IN departing Chicago, IL "45. The Roosevelt leaving Chicago for holiday trip." "Copyright, 1909, by Stereo-Travel Co." "Stereo Travel Co. Corona, New York City"

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