The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Mr. and Mrs. Evison Clinging to the pilot-house of the LADY ELGIN 
Image  22 Sep 1860,   Woodcut engraving of a scene from the wreck of the steamboat LADY ELGIN in Lake Michigan. Mr. and Mrs. Evison Clinging to the pilot-house of the LADY ELGIN
John Furlong on his cabin door 
Image  22 Sep 1860,   Woodcut engraving of a scene from the wreck of the steamboat LADY ELGIN in Lake Michigan. "John Furlong, finding his cabin door will not support two, is compelled to relinquish it to Gough, who was afterwards lost"
Edward Spencer and his associates gallantly risking their lives 
Image  22 Sep 1860,   Woodcut engraving of two rescuers working in the surf along the shore of Lake Michigan trying to recover those escaping from the wreck of the steamboat LADY ELGIN. "Edward Spencer and his associates gallantly risking their lives in the surf to rescue the drowning people"
Captain Jack Wilson, on the raft 
Image  22 Sep 1860,   Woodcut engraving of a photograph of Captain John (Jack) Wilson, who was lost in the wreck of the steamboat LADY ELGIN in Lake Michigan along with many others on this raft. "Captain Jack Wilson, on the raft encouraging the sufferers, cried out, "Now, Boys, look out for breakers ahead!"
Dreadful collision on Lake Michigan 
Image  22 Sep 1860,   Woodcut engraving of the collision on Lake Michigan involving the steamboat LADY ELGIN and the schooner AUGUSTA. "Dreadful collision on Lake Michigan, between the Mail steamer LADY ELGIN and the schooner AUGUSTA, Sept. 8 1860."
Canoe, Thomas P. James, Manifest, 1 May 1820 
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S. S. "City of St. Joseph" Goodrich Transit Co. 
Image  c1924  Colour postcard of the Goodrich Transit Company steamboat CITY OF ST. JOSEPH This is the CITY OF ST. JOSEPH that was launched as the CITY OF CHICAGO, before a fire in 1914. Divided back postcard. Postmarked Saint Joseph, MI, 7 Jul 1931 "S. S. "City of St. Joseph" Goodrich Transit Co." Reverse:...
Steel Car Ferry Pere Marquette. 
Image  1899  Photograph of the Pere Marquette Railway Company ferry PERE MARQUETTE Illustration from J. B. Mansfield, ed., History of the Great Lakes. Volume I, Chicago: J. H. Beers & Co., 1899 "Steel Car Ferry Pere Marquette. Capacity 30 Loaded Freight Cars."
Whaleback passenger steamer Christopher Columbus 
Image  1899  The Columbian Whaleback Steamship Company's whaleback passenger steamer CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS Illustration from J. B. Mansfield, ed., History of the Great Lakes. Volume I, Chicago: J. H. Beers & Co., 1899.
Schooner Lookout ashore and abandoned on Two Rivers Point. 
Image  1899  Photograph of the shipwreck of the schooner LOOKOUT. She was wrecked on 29 Apr. 1897. Illustration from J. B. Mansfield, ed., History of the Great Lakes. Volume I, Chicago: J. H. Beers & Co., 1899.
Steamer Virginia 
Image  1899  Photograph of the Goodrich Transportation Company steamboat VIRGINIA on a night cruise. Illustration from J. B. Mansfield, ed., History of the Great Lakes. Volume I, Chicago: J. H. Beers & Co., 1899.
S. S. Milwaukee Clipper on Lake Michigan 
Image  c 1946  Coloured linen postcard of the Wisconsin & Michigan Steamship Company steamboat MILWAUKEE CLIPPER ex-JUNIATA Divided back postcard. Postmarked Milwaukee 8 Jul 1948 "S. S. Milwaukee Clipper on Lake Michigan" Reverse: "S. S. Milwaukee Clipper . . . The Great Lakes newest most streamlined passenger...
Whaleback Christopher Columbus 
Image  c1893  Stereoview of passenger steamboat and whaleback CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS, probably entering Chicago. "Whaleback Christopher Columbus" "American and foreign Views. Sold by Canvasses. New Educational Series Stereoscopic Views."
Rambling Sketches 
TextNewspapers  "Rambling Sketches," Chenango Semi-Weekly Telegraph (Norwich, NY), July 4, 1877  Rambling Sketches. _______ Chicago , June 26, 1877 . Messrs. Editors: - After the severe storm of yesterday, the sunlight which bathes the earth is indeed welcome. The contrast of the warm sultry atmosphere of this city, with the cool bracing air of the lakes is very marked; yet when we...
Gibraltar (Bark), split sails &c., 1 Jul 1863 
TextNewspapers  1863  Reason: split sails &c. Lives: nil Hull damage: $150 Remarks: Repaired
H. H. Brown (Bark), damaged cargo in gale, 1 Jul 1863 
TextNewspapers  1863  Reason: damaged cargo in gale Lives: nil Cargo: $350 Freight: wheat
Arabia (Bark), damaged cargo in gale, 1 Jul 1863 
TextNewspapers  1863  Reason: damaged cargo in gale Lives: nil Cargo: $2,340 Freight: wheat
Hungarian (Bark), damaged cargo in gale, 1 Jul 1863 
TextNewspapers  1863  Reason: damaged cargo in gale Lives: nil Cargo: $400 Freight: corn
Pilot (Schooner), aground, 1 Dec 1845 
TextNewspapers  1845  Reason: aground Lives: nil Freight: merchandise Remarks: Total loss ? ½ ¼ ¾
Persia (Schooner), Lost rudder, 1 Apr 1863 
TextNewspapers  1863  Reason: Lost rudder Hull damage: $50 Remarks: Repaired

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