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A. B. Cook and dredge

One of a series of non-professional stereoviews of canal construction in the Williamsburg and Welland canal from the period 1898-1915. As the COOK...

  A. B. Cook and dredge
KEYWEST

Photograph of the Keystone Transport Company canaller KEYWEST Photograph of the Keystone Transport Company canaller KEYWEST

  KEYWEST
Shooting Long Sault Rapids

A short film of an unknown steamboat in the Long Sault Rapids of the Saint Lawrence River in 1903. A short film of an unknown steamboat in the Long...

  Shooting Long Sault Rapids
MINNEDOSA

Photograph of the four-masted schooner MINNEDOSA Photograph of the four-masted schooner MINNEDOSA

  MINNEDOSA
Port Credit, near Toronto

Comparison with a real photo postcard with this same image reveals that the telephone pole has been removed. Coloured postcard of the bridge across...

  Port Credit, near Toronto
Crew of Dimmie John

Black and white photograph of the crew of the fishtug DIMMIE JOHN out of Port Dover around 1925 Black and white photograph of the crew of the...

  Crew of Dimmie John
Steamer at Dock, Thousand Island Park.

Stereoview of a steamboat at the landing dock of Thousand Island Park. A number of passengers stand on the dock. Stereoview of a steamboat at the...

  Steamer at Dock, Thousand Island Park.
Mouth of Buffalo River, Buffalo, N.Y.

Coloured postcard of a laker steaming out of Buffalo harbor past the lighthouse into Lake Erie. According to the notes on the face of the postcard...

  Mouth of Buffalo River, Buffalo, N.Y.
T. J. Ryan and the GULL

The style of the automobile on the bridge suggests the early 1950s Photograph of Thomas Joseph (T. J.) Ryan, an superintendant on the Saint...

  T. J. Ryan and the GULL
For Lake Superior

<head>For Lake Superior</head> <p>The New Staunch Steamer PEWABIC, McKAY, Master, will leave our dock for Ontonagon and intermediate ports, this...

  For Lake Superior
Harbor Entrance, Buffalo, N.Y.

There is also a coloured version of this view. Black and white postcard of the main entrance to Buffalo harbour featuring two lights, a small steam...

  Harbor Entrance, Buffalo, N.Y.
Towing the stern of a new CPR ship

There is some speculation that this might be in a section of the Soulanges Canal. Small black and white albumen print of the stern section of one...

  Towing the stern of a new CPR ship
View in Ste. Marie Canal

Stereoview of a two-masted and three-masted schooner downbound exiting the first Soo lock. Stereoview of a two-masted and three-masted schooner...

  View in Ste. Marie Canal
In the Offing at Oswego harbor

Photograph of a tugboat towing a schooner between the piers and into Oswego harbor Photograph of a tugboat towing a schooner between the piers and...

  In the Offing at Oswego harbor
Lakeside in the ice

The LAKESIDE was launched in 1901 and lengthened in 1905, which dates bracket the likely age of this image. Stereoview of the Cleveland and Port...

  Lakeside in the ice
Two tugboats and a barge

A photograph of the tugboat RESCUE, a second tug and a barge anchored in a bay or river. There were three late nineteenth century tugs named...

  Two tugboats and a barge
Oakville Harbour Oakville, Ont

Postally unused. COALHAVEN operated for CSL between 1928 and 1962. A real photo postcard of the harbour in Oakville, Ontario. The Canada Steamship...

  Oakville Harbour Oakville, Ont
Les Bateaux de la Cie Sincennes Mcnoughton dans le Port de Sorel, P. Q.

Both fleets wintered at Sorel so this may be either a late fall or, more likely, a spring fitout image. Divided back. Postmarked Sorel, QU, 18 May...

  Les Bateaux de la Cie Sincennes Mcnoughton dans le Port de Sorel, P. Q.
Mary I. Robertson

Black and white photograph of the tug MARY I. ROBERTSON, with a lock in the background Black and white photograph of the tug MARY I. ROBERTSON,...

  Mary I. Robertson
Mary I. Robertson

Black and white photograph of the tug MARY I. ROBERTSON with two members of the crew on the forward deck. Black and white photograph of the tug...

  Mary I. Robertson
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