Maritime History of the Great Lakes

Results

We found
552
matching items
  • Media Types: Text
  • Media Types: Newspapers
  • Media Types: Newspapers
  • Media Types: Text
  • Media Types: Newspapers
  • Media Types: Text
  • Item types: Clippings
  • Item types: Clippings
  • Decade: 1850-1859
  • Year: 1850
  • Explosion of the America
    Lloyd, James T., Lloyd's Steamboat Directory and Disasters on the Western Waters..., 31 Jul 1850, 261-65     ..., July 31, 1850. The head of one of the starboard boilers blew off, turning...
    Lloyd, James T., Lloyd's Steamboat Directory and Disasters on the Western Waters..., 31 Jul 1850, 261-65   ..., July 31, 1850. The head of one of the starboard boilers ...
  • Burning of the G. P. Griffith
    Lloyd, James T., Lloyd's Steamboat Directory and Disasters on the Western Waters..., 17 Jun 1850, 261-65     ... edge, on June 17, 1850. The passengers were all in their berths when the alarm...
    Lloyd, James T., Lloyd's Steamboat Directory and Disasters on the Western Waters..., 17 Jun 1850, 261-65   ... edge, on June 17, 1850. The passengers were all in their ...
  • Marine Disaster
    Wisconsin Free Democrat (Milwaukee, WI), 27 Nov 1850     MARINE DISASTER.--We learn that the Brig Lowell, bound to this port with a cargo of salt, went ashore near the mouth of Detroit river, but was got off in a damaged condition, and has been taken out on the marine railway at Malden, for repairs.
    Wisconsin Free Democrat (Milwaukee, WI), 27 Nov 1850   MARINE DISASTER.--We learn that the Brig Lowell, bound to this port with ...
  • Canada Lumber Trade
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 20 Dec 1850     Canada Lumber Trade The lumber business of Oswego has become second only to milling, and in point of safety and profit, it is decidedly the first business in the place. Oswego is the great natural receiving point of Canada West; no other place does or can rival it in that ...
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 20 Dec 1850   Canada Lumber Trade The lumber business of Oswego has become second only ...
  • Brig Algomah and her Escape
        This beautiful craft, it will be remembered got upon the rocks in Lake Erie and had it not been for her great strength and the U.S. Steamer, who came to her relief, she would have been ship-wrecked. As it was, about 1000 bushels of wheat were thrown over board. The ...
      This beautiful craft, it will be remembered got upon the rocks in ...
  • Little Sodus Ontario Bay
        Little Sodus Ontario Bay We enjoyed the pleasure, a few days since, of a visit to Little Sodus or as, by a unanimous vote of our party and those interested. "In solemn council convened,: the name was changed "Ontario Bay" We were not aware of the existence of, so picturesque ...
      Little Sodus Ontario Bay We enjoyed the pleasure, a few days since, ...
  • Severe Thunder Storm
    Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), 23 Apr 1850     Severe Thunder Storm- A brisk and brilliant April shower came off early yesterday morning. The wind was in the South and for successive hours the rain, at intervals, fell in profusion. The lightning was very vivid, but the thunder was truly sublime. The Propeller St. Lawrence was struck ...
    Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), 23 Apr 1850   Severe Thunder Storm- A brisk and brilliant April shower came off early ...
  • The Lumber Trade
    Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), 23 Apr 1850     The Lumber Trade - The new lumber firm which we mentioned the other day, as having transferred their business from Buffalo to this city, have just contracted for the shipment of a million feet of lumber from Saginaw, on Lake Huron, to be delivered at this city, via the Welland ...
    Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), 23 Apr 1850   The Lumber Trade - The new lumber firm which we mentioned the ...
  • Beautiful Sight
        Beautiful Sight- Between 10 and 11 o'clock yesterday morning, the splendid steamer"Cataract" for Lewiston and the Niagara for Ogdensburgh, steamed out of the harbor nearly at the same time. They are in perfect repair, and are surpassed in size or beauty by very few boats on Long Island ...
      Beautiful Sight- Between 10 and 11 o'clock yesterday morning, the splendid steamer"Cataract" ...
  • Route West Through Oswego
    Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), 17 Apr 1850     Route West Through Oswego- There are indications this spring of a very large increase in the forwarding business through this city.-The Canadian trade is finding that it is for its advantage to come this way rather than wait for the opening of the St. Lawrence. The ease with which ...
    Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), 17 Apr 1850   Route West Through Oswego- There are indications this spring of a very ...
  • How To Get Down the St. Lawrence
    Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), 16 Apr 1850     How To Get Down the St. Lawrence The free navigation of the St. Lawrence for American mercantile vessels, is all moonshine, if what follows is true. A Canadian correspondent of the Albany Argus, thus shows up the folly of expecting extensive trade through that source, by sea-going ...
    Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), 16 Apr 1850   How To Get Down the St. Lawrence The free navigation of the ...
  • Safety on the Lakes
    Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), 21 Jun 1850     Safety on the Lakes.- The number and fearful character of the accidents on Lake Erie this year, is beyond measure dreadful. It is astounding to think about, especially when the public see in the very midst of these disasters, the large lake boats from Buffalo racing with each other, ...
    Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), 21 Jun 1850   Safety on the Lakes.- The number and fearful character of the accidents ...
  • The Lumber Trade
        The Lumber Trade. In the whole history of Oswego, we suspect the quantity of lumber brought to this port this spring has never before been equaled. The docks are covered with it, and even the Government piers have huge piles, aside from the millions of feet which have already gone ...
      The Lumber Trade. In the whole history of Oswego, we suspect the ...
  • Spring Business
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 11 May 1850     Spring Business The Spring business opens very fairly-much better than any one expected. A great amount of produce has arrived principally from Canada and much activity prevails upon the docks. Immense quantities of lumber are coming forward. Nearly six million feet were received ...
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 11 May 1850   Spring Business The Spring business opens very fairly-much better than any one ...
  • Growth of Oswego
        Growth of Oswego Upon nearly every block in the city new edifices are being erected. Over a hundred new dwelling houses are now being put up, some of them expensive and beautiful buildings; and old structures are being repaired and beautified. More will probably be done for the ...
      Growth of Oswego Upon nearly every block in the city new edifices ...
  • The Lake Steamers
        The Lake Steamers- It is matter of general surprise that the public are not informed when and where the lake steamer run from this city. We hear repeated remarks concerning them, not only by our own citizens, but by strangers. Even the hours of starting are not made public, and ...
      The Lake Steamers- It is matter of general surprise that the public ...
  • What is Doing on the East Side?
    Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), 29 Apr 1850     What is Doing on the East Side? East Oswego, or Oswego on the East side of the river is dignified sometimes by the name of Scriba.- Well, Scriba, or such portions of it as lie immediately over the bridge, is altogether the most cheerful, lively place to be found in ...
    Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), 29 Apr 1850   What is Doing on the East Side? East Oswego, or Oswego on ...
  • Severe Gale
        Severe Gale- A severe gale from the north west began on Saturday evening and continued through Sunday, up to a late hour in the night. It was accompanied with alternate snow squalls, which at times gave everything a most dismal, wintry aspect. Quite a number of vessels come down the ...
      Severe Gale- A severe gale from the north west began on Saturday ...
  • Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), 13 Apr 1850
        ...Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), 13 Apr 1850...
      ...Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), 13 Apr 1850...
  • Opening of Business
        Opening of Business- the Welland canal opens on Monday. This is the great channel of business to the upper lakes from this city. The first Propeller will start for Toronto on the 3rd of April, and from that time, may be dated the commencement of business. In another column will ...
      Opening of Business- the Welland canal opens on Monday. This is the ...
Sort
Contributors
Media Types
Groups
Subjects
Item Types
Years
1850s1850185118521853185418551856185718581859
Features
Location
Map
Map of locations associated with these pictures. Click on a balloon to do a geographic search.
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit
Privacy Policy