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  • Geographic Location: Straubenzee Reef
  • Groups: Schooner Days
  • Toronto's Timbermen: Schooner Days DCCLXV (765)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 12 Oct 1946     Toronto's Timbermen Schooner Days DCCLXV (765) by C. H. J. Snider THE TIMBER DROGHER was picturesque figure in lake life for century, and at her acme in the 1870s and 1880s. She ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 12 Oct 1946   Toronto's Timbermen Schooner Days DCCLXV (765) by C. H. J. Snider THE ...
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Schooner Days


"Schooner Days was a newspaper column which ran Saturdays in the Telegram for more than a quarter of a century beginning in 1931. In it, C.H.J. Snider described in vivid detail the lake shipping scene of the late nineteenth century, touching on both sail and steam, and drawing on experience gained from his own years of service aboard such sailing vessels as the ALBACORE and the famous STUART H. DUNN. Many accounts draw on the memories of a wide range of correspondents from around the Lakes.