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  • Explosion of the America
    Lloyd, James T., Lloyd's Steamboat Directory and Disasters on the Western Waters..., 31 Jul 1850, 261-65     EXPLOSION OF THE AMERICA This afflictive event took place on Lake Erie, July 31, 1850. The head of one of the starboard boilers blew off, turning the boiler deck upside down, raising the upper deck about four feet, and making all the central part of the boat a complete wreck. ...
    Lloyd, James T., Lloyd's Steamboat Directory and Disasters on the Western Waters..., 31 Jul 1850, 261-65   EXPLOSION OF THE AMERICA This afflictive event took place on Lake Erie, ...
  • Burning of the G. P. Griffith
    Lloyd, James T., Lloyd's Steamboat Directory and Disasters on the Western Waters..., 17 Jun 1850, 261-65     BURNING OF THE G. P. GRIFFITH The fine steamer G. P. Griffith took fire on Lake Erie, about twenty miles below Cleveland, and was burnt to the water's edge, on June 17, 1850. The passengers were all in their berths when the alarm of fire was given, about three o'clock ...
    Lloyd, James T., Lloyd's Steamboat Directory and Disasters on the Western Waters..., 17 Jun 1850, 261-65   BURNING OF THE G. P. GRIFFITH The fine steamer G. P. Griffith ...
  • Fort Henry and Cedar Island, Kingston, Upper Canada
    Kilburn, Samuel Smith, Ballou's Pictorial, 9 May 1857, p. 300     FORT HENRY AND CEDAR ISLAND, KINGSTON, U.C. The pretty landscape on this page was drawn expressly for us by Mr. Kilburn. We see on the left, the long, embattled lines of Fort Henry, on a point overlooking the town of Kingston, while on the island in front, Cedar, is a ...
    Kilburn, Samuel Smith, Ballou's Pictorial, 9 May 1857, p. 300   FORT HENRY AND CEDAR ISLAND, KINGSTON, U.C. The pretty landscape on this ...
  • The late Railroad Accident in Canada
        THE LATE RAILROAD ACCIDENT IN CANADA. Although some weeks have elapsed since the terrible railroad accident which happened near Hamilton, C. W., the catastrophe is still the theme of mournful comment, while the magnitude of the disaster gives it the importance of an historical ...
      THE LATE RAILROAD ACCIDENT IN CANADA. Although some weeks have elapsed since ...
  • Chicago, Illinois
        CHICAGO, ILLINOIS Though we have previously given some views of this flourishing and interesting city, yet as there remained several striking points for illustration, we have continued the series in the present number. The drawings were all made expressly for us on the spot, by Mr. ...
      CHICAGO, ILLINOIS Though we have previously given some views of this flourishing ...
  • The Thousand Islands
    Kilburn, Samuel Smith, Ballou's Pictorial, 24 May 1856, p. 322     THE THOUSAND ISLANDS. The beautiful scene depicted on this page was drawn for us by Mr. Kilburn, form a point of view selected among the thousand islands which gem the bosom of the St. Lawrence. The group of wooded islets embraced in our engraving vary in size; on one of ...
    Kilburn, Samuel Smith, Ballou's Pictorial, 24 May 1856, p. 322   THE THOUSAND ISLANDS. The beautiful scene depicted on this page was drawn ...
  • Forts Ontario and Niagara, New York
    Kilburn, Samuel Smith, Ballou's Pictorial, 29 Mar 1856, p. 201     FORTS ONTARIO AND NIAGARA, NEW YORK The views on this page were drawn expressly for us by Mr. Kilburn, and are characterized by his accustomed spirit and fidelity. The first represents Fort Ontario on the east side of the Oswego River. Its situation is pretty, and the breakwater ...
    Kilburn, Samuel Smith, Ballou's Pictorial, 29 Mar 1856, p. 201   FORTS ONTARIO AND NIAGARA, NEW YORK The views on this page were ...
  • Winter Sports in Canada
        Winter Sports in Canada The accompanying engravings illustrate the way in which our Canadian neighbors contrive to make some of the moments of their long and dreary winter slip by pleasantly and happily. The first engraving represents a skating and sailing scene on the Bay of ...
      Winter Sports in Canada The accompanying engravings illustrate the way in which ...
  • Windmill Point, on the St. Lawrence River
    Kilburn, Samuel Smith, Ballou's Pictorial, 29 Dec 1855, p. 402     Windmill Point, on the St. Lawrence River The picture on this page, drawn for us by Mr. Kilburn, prints a scene of rare beauty. The broad and brimming river, which mirrors the windmill and the trees, bears on its bosom a variety of water craft, from the swift and elegant ...
    Kilburn, Samuel Smith, Ballou's Pictorial, 29 Dec 1855, p. 402   Windmill Point, on the St. Lawrence River The picture on this page, ...
  • Tonawanda, or White's Island, Niagara River
    Gleason's Pictorial Companion, 24 Dec 1853, 405, 408     TONAWANDA, OR WHITE'S ISLAND. We present our readers, on page 408, with a fine sketch from the Niagara River. White's Island, or, as it was formerly called, Carney Island, is one of those beautiful oases, with which this mighty desert of waters abounds, and is justly considered one ...
    Gleason's Pictorial Companion, 24 Dec 1853, 405, 408   TONAWANDA, OR WHITE'S ISLAND. We present our readers, on page 408, with ...
  • View of the Town of Oswego, New York
    Ballou's Pictorial, 7 Apr 1855, p. 224     OSWEGO, NEW YORK. The fine engraving we give on page 224, is an accurate view of the flourishing town of Oswego, N.Y., a port of entry, and, alternating with Pulaski, the seat of justice of Oswego county. It is 178 miles west-by-north of Albany, and is built on both sides ...
    Ballou's Pictorial, 7 Apr 1855, p. 224   OSWEGO, NEW YORK. The fine engraving we give on page 224, is ...
  • Lewiston Suspension Bridge
    Kilburn, Samuel Smith, Ballou's Pictorial, 3 Nov 1855, p. 273     LEWISTON SUSPENSION BRIDGE. The engraving below, from a drawing made on the spot for us by Mr. Kilburn, represents the famous suspension bridge which crosses the Niagara River between Lewiston on the American and Queenstown [Queenston] on the Canada side, and is one of the most ...
    Kilburn, Samuel Smith, Ballou's Pictorial, 3 Nov 1855, p. 273   LEWISTON SUSPENSION BRIDGE. The engraving below, from a drawing made on the ...
  • Toronto Boat Club coming into the Harbor.
    Gleason's Pictorial Companion, 8 Oct 1853, p. 240     TORONTO BOAT CLUB FLEET COMING INTO HARBOUR We have been favored by a marine artist from Toronto, in the neighboring provinces, with a representation of a few of the boats of the Toronto Club coming into the harbor from a cruise on the lake. They are passing the Queen's Wharf, ...
    Gleason's Pictorial Companion, 8 Oct 1853, p. 240   TORONTO BOAT CLUB FLEET COMING INTO HARBOUR We have been favored by ...
  • Collision between the Steamer Atlantic and Propeller Ogdensburg on Lake Erie, N. Y.
    Chapin, John R., Gleason's Pictorial Companion, 11 Sep 1852, p. 161     DESTRUCTION OF STEAMER ATLANTIC. The scene which is represented by our artist below, was a most heart-rending catastrophe. At the time of the collision a dense fog was prevailing. The passengers were all in bed, and the Atlantic was in charge of the first mate. Immediately ...
    Chapin, John R., Gleason's Pictorial Companion, 11 Sep 1852, p. 161   DESTRUCTION OF STEAMER ATLANTIC. The scene which is represented by our artist ...
  • View of Detroit, Michigan, from Sandwich, Canada
    Gleason's Pictorial Companion, 7 Aug 1852, p. 96     CITY OF DETROIT Detroit, a fine view of which is given above, is one of the principal cities of the great Northwest. The site of the city is said to have been occupied by Indian villages at the period of the discovery of the country. It was visited by the ...
    Gleason's Pictorial Companion, 7 Aug 1852, p. 96   CITY OF DETROIT Detroit, a fine view of which is given above, ...
  • View of the Coffer Dam, at Oswego, N.Y.
    Manning, John, Gleason's Pictorial Companion, 19 Jun 1852, p. 400     COFFER DAM, OSWEGO, N.Y. The picture herewith presented is a representation of an excavation made during the last winter, in the bed of the river forming the harbor at the city of Oswego. The excavation was made by means of a coffer dam, erected so as to embrace an area ...
    Manning, John, Gleason's Pictorial Companion, 19 Jun 1852, p. 400   COFFER DAM, OSWEGO, N.Y. The picture herewith presented is a representation of ...
  • View of Sandusky City, Ohio
    Gleason's Pictorial Companion, 10 Jan 1852     From Gleason's Pictorial, 10 January 1852, p. 25
    Gleason's Pictorial Companion, 10 Jan 1852   From Gleason's Pictorial, 10 January 1852, p. 25
  • View of the City of Cleveland, Ohio, from the Lake
    Gleason's Pictorial Companion, 10 Jan 1852     From Gleason's Pictorial, 10 January 1852, p. 25
    Gleason's Pictorial Companion, 10 Jan 1852   From Gleason's Pictorial, 10 January 1852, p. 25
  • The Ontario Steamboat Company
    Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), 5 Apr 1858     THE ONTARIO STEAMBOAT COMPANY--SALE OF THE STEAMBOAT PROPERTY--A NEW ORGANIZATION.--the protracted contest in regard to the affairs of the old Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence Steamboat Company, has been finally brought to a close. The Receiver's sale of the property of the line took place at ...
    Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), 5 Apr 1858   THE ONTARIO STEAMBOAT COMPANY--SALE OF THE STEAMBOAT PROPERTY--A NEW ORGANIZATION.--the protracted contest ...
  • Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence Steamboat Co.
    Daily Journal (Ogdensburg, NY), 9 Nov 1857     LAKE ONTARIO AND ST. LAWRENCE STEAMBOAT CO.--The following item in regard to the affairs of the above company we clip from the Utica Telegraph:-- The stockholders held a meeting at Bagg's Hotel on Thursday, to take action to relieve the company from its present embarrassed ...
    Daily Journal (Ogdensburg, NY), 9 Nov 1857   LAKE ONTARIO AND ST. LAWRENCE STEAMBOAT CO.--The following item in regard to ...
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