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  • Geographic Location: Lake Erie
  • Subject: Steamboats
  • Steamer "Western World"
    Orr, J. W., Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper (New York, NY), 7 Jun 1856     Steamer "Western World," Capt. J. H. Barker, of the Michigan Central Railroad Line, between Buffalo and Detroit
    Orr, J. W., Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper (New York, NY), 7 Jun 1856   Steamer "Western World," Capt. J. H. Barker, of the Michigan Central Railroad ...
  • Burning of the Lake Erie Steamer Northern Indiana
        "Burning of the Lake Erie Steamer Northern Indiana"
      "Burning of the Lake Erie Steamer Northern Indiana"
  • The rescue of two ladies and a gentleman from the wreck of the wheel
        "The rescue of two ladies and a gentleman from the wreck of the wheel"
      "The rescue of two ladies and a gentleman from the wreck of ...
  • Propeller Republic towing the wreck into Pigeon Bay
        "Propeller Republic towing the wreck into Pigeon Bay"
      "Propeller Republic towing the wreck into Pigeon Bay"
  • Pushing the women overboard who were too much terrified to make the leap
        "Pushing the women overboard who were too much terrified to make the leap"
      "Pushing the women overboard who were too much terrified to make the ...
  • McDonagh jumping into the water with the life-preservers
        "McDonagh jumping into the water with the life-preservers"
      "McDonagh jumping into the water with the life-preservers"
  • Midnight on Lake Erie.
  • 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 ...
  • A Night Scene on Lake Erie
        "A Night Scene on Lake Erie"
      "A Night Scene on Lake Erie"
  • Steamer "City of Cleveland"
        "Steamer "City of Cleveland"" "24280"
      "Steamer "City of Cleveland"" "24280"
  • S. S. City of Cleveland, Detroit, Mich.
        "S. S. City of Cleveland, Detroit, Mich." "89" "Pub. by United news Co., Detroit, Mich." "121642"
      "S. S. City of Cleveland, Detroit, Mich." "89" "Pub. by United news ...
  • 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; ...
  • Steamboat Atlantic
        "Steamboat Atlantic. Built at Newport, Mich., in 1848. Length 267 feet; 1,155 tons; in her day unsurpassed in elegance and convenience; in 1852 run down off Long Point, by propeller Ogdensburg, and sunk; 150 lives lost. From "American Steam Vessels," Copyright 1895, by Smith & Stanton."
      "Steamboat Atlantic. Built at Newport, Mich., in 1848. Length 267 feet; 1,155 ...
  • INDIANA
        "Steamboat Indiana. Built at Toledo, O., in 1841. Ran between Toledo and Buffalo until burned at Conneaut, O., in 1848. From "American Steam Vessels." Copyright 1895, by Smith & Stanton."
      "Steamboat Indiana. Built at Toledo, O., in 1841. Ran between Toledo and ...
  • Propeller Princeton
        "Propeller Princeton. Built at Perrysburgh, O., in 1845. First propeller on Great Lakes that had an upper cabin; two twin screw engines; 24-inch cylinder by 24-inches stroke. From "American Steam Vessels." copyright 1895, by Smith & Stanton."
      "Propeller Princeton. Built at Perrysburgh, O., in 1845. First propeller on Great ...
  • Flora
        "___ Detroit"
      "___ Detroit"
  • Moonlight View of D. & C. Steamer City of Cleveland
        "Moonlight View of D. & C. Steamer City of Cleveland"
      "Moonlight View of D. & C. Steamer City of Cleveland"
  • S. S. "Western States", D. & B. Line
        Coloured postcard of the Detroit and Cleveland Navigation Company steamboat WESTERN STATES. The card identifies it as running in the Detroit and Buffalo Line Uneven divided back. Postmarked Windsor, ON, 12 Jul 191[?]
      Coloured postcard of the Detroit and Cleveland Navigation Company steamboat WESTERN STATES. ...
  • Str. Chippewa, Sandusky, Put-In-Bay, Lakeside Route
        "Str. Chippewa, Sandusky, Put-In-Bay, Lakeside Route" Reverse: "Published by Alexander Manufacturing Co., Sandusky, Ohio. Made in U.S.A." "C. T. American Art"
      "Str. Chippewa, Sandusky, Put-In-Bay, Lakeside Route" Reverse: "Published by Alexander Manufacturing Co., ...
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