The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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The Baltic Waltz 
Audio  1847,   The Baltic Waltz by composer Thomas Cook, published in New York and Buffalo in 1847 and dedicated to Captain A. T. Kingman of Buffalo. It has an engraving of the steamboat BALTIC on the cover. The piano music is available from the Music for the Nation: American Sheet Music collection in the...
City of Buffalo 
Image  1885,   Engraving of the city of Buffalo, NY including two steamboats, two tugs and a number of Erie Canal barges. A sail loft is among the buildings at the edge of the canal. Illustration from the article by Jane Meade Welch, "The City Of Buffalo," Harper's Monthly, July 1885, p. 195 City of Buffalo
Among the Elevators 
Image  1885,   Engraving of the grain elevators at Buffalo, NY with a schooner under towand a steamboat and barge in the harbour at the entrance to the Erie Canal. Illustration from the article by Jane Meade Welch, "The City Of Buffalo," Harper's Monthly, July 1885, p. 197 Among the Elevators From a photograph...
The Coal Docks 
Image  1885,   Engraving of the Coal Docks at Buffalo, NY. A train dumps coal into them from the top while a schooner and steamboat load coal at the water level. A lone oarsman rows through the harbour in a one man racing scull. Illustration from the article by Jane Meade Welch, "The City Of Buffalo," ...
Along the wharves 
Image  1885,   Engraving of the wharves of Buffalo, NY. Illustration from the article by Jane Meade Welch, "The City Of Buffalo," Harper's Monthly, July 1885, p. 199 Along the wharves
Lighthouse at entrance to Harbour 
Image  1885,   Engraving of the wharf in Buffalo, NY that leads out to the main lighthouse. A number of people take an evening's walk on the pier. Illustration from the article by Jane Meade Welch, "The City Of Buffalo," Harper's Monthly, July 1885, p. 200 Lighthouse at entrance to Harbour
Down the river from the Grand Avenue Bridge 
Image  1881,   Vessels on the Menominee River, Milwaukee, WI Illustration from the article by Ernest Ingersoll, "Milwaukee," Harper's Monthly, April 1881, p. 705 Down the river from the Grand Avenue Bridge
Loading a Grain Steamer 
Image  1881,   Loading a steamboat with grain from one of Milwaukee's grain elevators Illustration from the article by Ernest Ingersoll, "Milwaukee," Harper's Monthly, April 1881, p. 706 Loading a Grain Steamer
On the River 
Image  1886,   Engraving of a steamboat on the Cuyahoga River, Cleveland, OH Illustration from the article by Edmund Kirke, "The City Of Cleveland," Harper's Monthly, March 1886, p. 572 On the River
The River from the Viaduct 
Image  1886,   Engraving of the view from the Viaduct along the Cuyahoga River, Cleveland, OH. A variety of schooners and steamboats can be seen moored along the river while a tug makes its way downstream. Illustration from the article by Edmund Kirke, "The City Of Cleveland," Harper's Monthly, March 1886, p....
The Crib 
Image  1886,   Engraving of the entrance to Cleveland harbour including steam and sailing vessels. Illustration from the article by Edmund Kirke, "The City Of Cleveland," Harper's Monthly, March 1886, p. 582 The River from the Viaduct
The "Columbia" - Sunrise 
Image  1872,   Engraving of the propeller driven steamboat COLUMBIA on Lake Erie. Two schooners are in the background Illustration from the article by by Constance F. Woolson, "Round By Propeller," Harper's New Monthly Magazine, September 1872, p. 518 The "Columbia" - Sunrise
The Flood of 1849 [in Chicago] 
Image  1884,   Steamboats and schooners bunched up in the Chicago River 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)
Wolf Point in 1870 
Image  1884,   Schooners under tow in the Chicago River, along with steamboats and barges. 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)
Windmill Point (on Bela Hubbard Farm) and the River in 1838 
Image  1890,   Full-rigged ship, schooner and steamboat in the Detroit River off Windmill Point. A boat load of fishermen haul in a net. Illustration from History of Detroit and Wayne County and Early Michigan: A Chronological Cyclopedia of the Past and Present (Detroit: Silas Farmer & Co., 1890) 3rd edition.
Steamboat Walk-in-the-Water 
Image  1899,   Sketch of the WALK-IN-THE-WATER, third steamboat on the Great Lakes and the first above Niagara Falls. An Indian in a canoe paddles out towards her bow Illustration from J. B. Mansfield, ed., History of the Great Lakes. Volume I, Chicago: J. H. Beers & Co., 1899. "Steamboat Walk-in-the-Water....
Steamboat Walk-in-the-Water 
Image  1895,   Sketch of the WALK-IN-THE-WATER, third steamboat on the Great Lakes and the first above Niagara Falls. An Indian in a canoe paddles out towards her bow Illustration from Stanton, Samuel Ward, American Steam Vessels , : , 1895, page 24 Great Lakes Steamboat Walk-in-the-Water, 1818
Walk-in-the-Water 
Image  1895,   Sketch and notes on the WALK-IN-THE-WATER Illustration from Stanton, Samuel Ward, American Steam Vessels ,1895, page 25 Walk in the Water Built 1818, at Black Rock, N. Y. Hull, of Wood Built by Noah Brown. Length 135 feet, breadth of beam 32 feet, depth of hold 18 feet 3 inches Engine,...
Great Lakes Steamboat Michigan, 1833 
Image  1895,   Sketch of the MICHIGAN Illustration from Stanton, Samuel Ward, American Steam Vessels ,1895, page 40 Great Lakes Steamboat Michigan, 1833
Michigan 
Image  1895,   Sketch and notes on the MICHIGAN Illustration from Stanton, Samuel Ward, American Steam Vessels ,1895, page 41 MICHIGAN Built 1833, at Detroit, Mich. Hull, by F. Church, 156 feet in length, from stem to stern; 29 feet beam, 11 feet 2 inches depth of hold. 472 73/95 tons. Two beam engines,...
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