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  • Subject: Steamboats
  • Decade: 1890-1899
  • Midnight on Lake Erie.
  • American Steam Vessels
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  • Night scene on Lake Erie
        A passenger steamboat crosses Lake Erie at night (and, as always, with the moon in the background). Illustration from J. B. Mansfield, ed., History of the Great Lakes. Volume I, Chicago: J. H. Beers & Co., 1899.
      A passenger steamboat crosses Lake Erie at night (and, as always, with ...
  • Petoskey
        Series "C" Petoskey and Vicinity Photographed and Published by A. B. McBride
      Series "C" Petoskey and Vicinity Photographed and Published by A. B. McBride
  • Idlewild (Steamboat), U85595, collision, 22 Aug 1895
        Reason: collision Remarks: Repaired
      Reason: collision Remarks: Repaired
  • Detroit and Cleveland Steam Navigation Company's New Steamer "City of Alpena."
  • Put-In-Bay Harbor
  • Sheboygan (Steamboat), 18 May 1899
  • Chicago (Steamboat), 18 May 1899
  • Muskegon (Steamboat), U90466, 18 May 1899
        suit settled - vessel's end
      suit settled - vessel's end
  • Valley City (Steamboat), U161693, 8 Jul 1892
        launch, Grand Rapids
      launch, Grand Rapids
  • Corona (Steamboat), U125091, collision, 24 Jun 1893
        Reason: collision Lives: nil Remarks: Repaired
      Reason: collision Lives: nil Remarks: Repaired
  • Muskegon (Steamboat), U90466, broke machinery, 11 Jun 1893
        Reason: broke machinery Lives: nil Remarks: Repaired
      Reason: broke machinery Lives: nil Remarks: Repaired
  • Chief Justice Waite (Steamboat), U125281, sunk, 1 Sep 1899
        Reason: sunk Remarks: Total loss
      Reason: sunk Remarks: Total loss
  • City of Detroit (Steamboat), collision, 17 Jul 1890
        Reason: collision Remarks: Repaired
      Reason: collision Remarks: Repaired
  • Night Scene at Ballard's Reef, Detroit River
        "Night Scene at Ballard's Reef, Detroit River. A narrow channel of about 17 ½ feet depth at this point in the Detroit river, dug through solid rock and boulders in most parts, is lighted by three gas buoys. Over 30,690,572 tons of cargo was carried by this point in 1897."
      "Night Scene at Ballard's Reef, Detroit River. A narrow channel of about ...
  • Steamer Lady Elgin
        "Steamer Lady Elgin. Wrecked off Winnetka, September 8, 1860, by collision with schooner Augusta. 400 passengers on board -- only 98 saved. From a photograph taken as the steamer lay in the Chicago river, between Clark and La Salle streets, September 7, 1860, the day before the disaster. Copy obtained ...
      "Steamer Lady Elgin. Wrecked off Winnetka, September 8, 1860, by collision with ...
  • Propeller Ironsides
        "Propeller Ironsides. Built at Cleveland, O., in 1864. Length over 231 feet; tonnage 1,123; an elegant passenger propeller built for the Lake Superior line; transferred to Lake Michigan and lost at Grand Haven in 1873 with twenty-four lives."
      "Propeller Ironsides. Built at Cleveland, O., in 1864. Length over 231 feet; ...
  • Passenger Steamboat Empire
        "Passenger Steamboat Empire. Built at Cleveland, O., in 1844. First steamboat in the United States to measure over 1,000 tons, and when she came out was 200 tons larger than any other steam vessel in the world; length over all 260 feet; engines inclined low pressure, below deck; 600 horse ...
      "Passenger Steamboat Empire. Built at Cleveland, O., in 1844. First steamboat in ...
  • Steamboat Mississippi
        "Steamboat Mississippi. Built at Buffalo, N. Y., in 1853. A floating palace; length 335 feet; tonnage 1,829; one beam engine, 82-inch cylinder, 12-feet stroke; three boilers, each 50 feet long by 11 feet diamete; dismantled in 1863, hull remodeled into a dry dock."
      "Steamboat Mississippi. Built at Buffalo, N. Y., in 1853. A floating palace; ...
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