The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Quebec. Chateau Frontenac et Citadelle. 
Image  c 1907  Coloured postcard of Quebec City featuring the Citadel and the Chateau Frontenac. In the foreground in the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company terminal. Behind this are the offices of the Quebec Steamship Company and the Thibaugeau Frere's & Co. To the left is the Levis ferry SOUTH "Quebec....
Bay Street Wharf, Toronto, Canada 
Image  c 1910  Coloured postcard of the Toronto waterfront featuring the wharves at the foot of Bay Street. The scene includes two ferries of the Toronto Ferry Company and three other unidentified steamboats Divided back; Postmarked "Toronto, ONT, 23 Jul 1912 4:30 pm" with special Canadian National Exhibition...
Yonge Street Dock, Toronto 
Image  c 1906  Coloured postcard of the wharves at the foot of Yonge Street in Toronto. The Union railway station stands behind W.A Geddes, "No. 1 Yonge St.Wharf" Four steamboats are in the view including what appears to be the Niagara Navigation Company steamboat CORONA to the right of the picture. Undivided...
Niagara Navigation Co.'s Ferry Boat between Queenston (Canada) and Lewiston (U. S. A.) 
Image  c1908  Coloured postcard featuring the Niagara Navigation Company ferry steamboat ONGIARA on the Niagara River. Divided back. Postally unused. "Niagara Navigation Co.'s Steamer "Corona"" "105,390" Reverse: "The Valentine & Sons Publishing Co. Ltd. Montreal and Toronto Printed in Great Britain"
Kingston and Cape Vincent Ferry, Cape Vincent, N. Y. 
Image  c 1925  Coloured postcard of Rockport Navigation Company steamboat WAUBIC on the Kingston and Cape Vincent Ferry run. A Model T Ford is being loaded at the forward hatch. "Kingston and Cape Vincent Ferry, Cape Vincent, N. Y." "18056" Reverse: "Pub. by Wm. Jubb Co., Inc., Syracuse, N.Y."
Chateau Frontenac & Citadel Quebec. 
Image  c 1907  Coloured postcard of Quebec City featuring the Citadel and the Chateau Frontenac. In the foreground in the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company terminal. Behind this are the offices of the Quebec Steamship Company and the Thibaugeau Frere's & Co. To the left is the Levis ferry SOUTH. This...
Car Ferry "Ontario No. 1" at Cobourg, Ont., Canada 
Image  c 1920  Coloured postcard of the Ontario Car Ferry Company railroad car ferry ONTARIO No. 1 as it enters the harbour at Cobourg, with the pier lighthouse showing at the far right. Divided back. Postally unused. "Car Ferry "Ontarion No. 1" at Cobourg, Ont., Canada" "104254" Reverse: "The Valentine & Sons...
Steamer "Keystone" Docking at Port Dover, Canada 
Image  c 1929  Black and white postcard of the harbour at Port Dover. The Nicholson Erie-Dover Ferry Line's steamboat KEYSTONE lies outside the wharf loading cars for the passage to Erie, PA. The KEYSTONE was built as CITY OF CLEVELAND (1888) and later renamed CITY OF ST. IGNACE (1907) "Steamer "Keystone"...
The Water Front, Port Burwell, Canada 
Image  c 1910  Black and white postcard of the harbour at Port Burwell, ON. Otter Creek is lined with fishing shacks and nets being hung out to dry. The Pennsylvania-Ontario Transportation Company railroad car ferry ASHTABULA lies in the harbour. Divided back postcard. Postmarked Port Burwell, 2 Aug 1911 "The...
S.S. Ontario, Cobourg, Ontario 
Image  c 1930  Coloured postcard of the Ontario Car Ferry Company railroad car ferry ONTARIO No. 1 entering the harbour at Cobourg. Divided back. Postally unused. "SS Ontario Cobourg, Ontario" Reverse: "The Photogelatine Engraving Co., Ltd., Toronto"
Carferry "Ann Arbor" 
Image  c 1946  Coloured linen postcard of the Ann Arbor Railroad Company steam-powered car ferry, ANN ARBOR No 7, at Menominee, MI Divided back postcard. Postmarked Marinette 13 Aug 1946 "Carferry "Ann Arbor" - 34" Reverse: "The [car ferries] plying between Frankfort, Michigan [across] Lake Michigan to the...
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...
Car Ferry "Ontario No. 1" plying between Charlotte, N.Y. and Coburg, Ont. 
Image  1907  Coloured postcard with three views of the Ontario Car Ferry Company railroad car ferry ONTARIO No. 1 as it enters the harbour at Charlotte, NY near Rochester in the valley of the Genesee River. The ONTARIO No. 1 ferried rail cars filled with coal from Charlotte to Cobourg, ON. Divided back....
Lake Boats breaking through the ice in the harbor, Fairport Harbor, Ohio 
ImageCommentsMysteries  c1903  Black and white postcard of SHENANGO No. 1 leading another steamboat into Fairport, OH through the ice. SHENANGO No. 1 burned while caught in the ice on March 11, 1904. Undivided back. Postally unused. "Lake Boats breaking through the ice in the harbor, Fairport Harbor, Ohio" Reverse: "No. 4196...
Ontario Car Ferry No. 2 
Image  c 1930  Black and white postcard of the Ontario Car Ferry Company railroad car ferry ONTARIO No. 2 leaving the harbour at Charlotte, NY. Divided back. Postally used. Back damaged "366. Ontario Car Ferry No. 2" Reverse: "International Stationery Co."
Lake Superior Ice Blockade 
ImageMysteries  19 Apr 1905  Real photo postcard of the the Mackinaw straits ferry, the Island Transportation Company's steamboat ALGOMAH and at least six freighters and a tug boat tied up because of a serious freeze up. There is another photo taken on the same occasion which identifies this as an ice jamb on Lake Superior...
Marquette & Bessemer Coal Ferry in the Ice, Port Stanley, Ont. 
Image  c1908  Coloured postcard of Marquette and Bessemer Dock & Navigation Company's coal ferry, the MARQUETTE & BESSEMER NO. 2 in the ice off Port Stanley. The MARQUETTE & BESSEMER NO. 2 was lost on a trip from Conneaut, OH to Port Dover, ON on 7 Dec 1909 with all hands. Divided back. Postmarked 13 Aug 08...
Agoming Ferry 
Image  c1926-1935  Postcard of the International Transit Company ferry AGOMING in the Saint Mary's River between Sault Sainte Marie, ON and Sault Sainte Marie, MI. Postally unused. "Agoming Ferry, between United States and Canada, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada. --1" Reverse: "Photogelatine Engraving Co. Ltd....
Free Ferry at Glenora 
Image  c1940  Postcard of the Ontario government ferry THE QUINTE departing Glenora with a load of automobiles. "Free Ferry at Glenora, Near Picton, On., Canada (473G)" Reverse: "Gazette Pub. Co., Picton, Ontario"
Hutchinson's Ferry, between Alexandria Bay, N. Y. and Rockport, Canada 
Image  c1937  Coloured linen postcard of the Hutchinson Ferry Company fleet, the ROOSEVELT and the GENERAL HANCOCK, with insets of Heart Island and Boldt Castle. Postmarked "Clayton, N. Y. 10 Aug. 1937" "Hutchinson's Ferry, Between Alexandria Bay, N. Y. and Rockport, Canada Through the Thousand Islands St....
Steamer "Miss Vandenberg" Ferryboat to Prescott, Canada 
Image  c1912  Coloured postcard of the Prescott & Ogdensburg Ferry Co., Ltd. ferry MISS VANDENBERG on the Saint Lawrence River between Ogdensburg, NY and Prescott, ON. Postmarked Ogdensburg, NY, 21 Oct 1912" "Steamer "Miss Vandenberg" Ferryboat to Prescott, Canada" "215618" Reverse: "The Leighton & Valentine...
Ferries between Windsor, Canada & Detroit, U.S.A 
Image  c 1912  Coloured postcard of the Detroit river ferry steamboats VICTORIA and PROMISE, with a small inset of the railroad car ferries. "Ferries between Windsor, Canada & Detroit, U.S.A" "Ferry 'Victoria' "Ferry 'Promise.' "Car Ferries" 108,144 Reverse: "The Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co. Ltd. Montreal...
Black River, Port Huron, Mich. 
Image  c1905  Coloured postcard of the steamboat HIAWATHA leaving running out of the Black River in Port Huron, MI. Two other steam vessels lie alongside the wharf, with the view across the Saint Clair River to Sarnia. "9300 Black River, Port Huron, Mich." "Copyright. 1905. by Detroit Publishing...
Neuman Boat Line Fleet 
ImageComments  c1945-48,   Linen postcard of the Newman Boat Line passenger ferries, including the MESSENGER, COMMUTER and MASCOT at Sandusky, OH COMMUTER was in the line 1945-59; MESSENGER 1921-48 and MASCOT, 1921-55 "15 -- The Newman Boat Line Fleet, "Messenger," "Commuter" and "Mascot," Sandusky, Kelley's Island, Middle...

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