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  • Contributors: Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Contributors: Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Item types: Clippings
  • Subject: Steamboats
  • Subject: Spartan steamboat
  • Subject: Steamboats
  • Subject: Spartan steamboat
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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
  • Hailing Jumbo Lynch: Schooner Days CCCLXI (361)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 3 Sep 1938     Hailing Jumbo Lynch Schooner Days CCCLXI (361) 598 Clinton Street. Toronto, July 17, '38. Sir:--I, wish to state I have been a constant reader of The Telegram for the last 25 ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 3 Sep 1938   Hailing Jumbo Lynch Schooner Days CCCLXI (361) 598 Clinton Street. Toronto, July ...
  • New Steam-Boats
    Buffalo Emporium (Buffalo, NY), 11 Sep 1824, p. 3     The American steamboat in question would become the PIONEER, which was enlarged and run on Lake Erie rather than the Niagara River
    Buffalo Emporium (Buffalo, NY), 11 Sep 1824, p. 3   The American steamboat in question would become the PIONEER, which was enlarged ...
  • Wealth and power westward
    Niles Weekly Register, 7 Oct 1826, p. 87     WEALTH AND POWER WESTWARD. We meet with the following in the papers without knowing whence it was derived, but presume the information which it gives is nearly correct. Commerce of Lake Erie-- American side. Steam brig Superior built at Buffalo 346 tons; steam boat Henry ...
    Niles Weekly Register, 7 Oct 1826, p. 87   WEALTH AND POWER WESTWARD. We meet with the following in the papers ...
  • Shipping on Lake Erie
    Register of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA), Mar 1831, p. 160     SHIPPING ON LAKE ERIE The following list of vessels on Lake Erie furnished us by a friend who has taken great pains to ascertain their number and the exact tonnage of each will be read with satisfaction by all who feel an interest in the prosperity of the west ...
    Register of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA), Mar 1831, p. 160   SHIPPING ON LAKE ERIE The following list of vessels on Lake Erie ...
  • Superior (Steamboat), aground, 7 Jun 1827
        Reason: aground Lives: nil Remarks: Got off
      Reason: aground Lives: nil Remarks: Got off
  • Cream City (Steamboat), U4579, aground, 1 May 1862
        Reason: aground Lives: nil Remarks: Got off
      Reason: aground Lives: nil Remarks: Got off
  • John Owen (Steamboat), broke machinery, 26 Jun 1847
        Reason: broke machinery Lives: nil Remarks: Repaired Also quoted in Democratic Free Press (Detroit), 1 July 1847, p. 2 with an added note that "The steamer Missouri, Capt. D. McBride has taken her place in the Toledo line. She leaves Toledo every Sunday morning."
      Reason: broke machinery Lives: nil Remarks: Repaired Also quoted in Democratic Free ...
  • Milwaukee (Steamboat), aground, 28 Nov 1859
        Reason: aground Lives: nil Remarks: Got off
      Reason: aground Lives: nil Remarks: Got off
  • Spartan (Steamboat), burnt, 1 Jun 1874
        Reason: burnt Hull damage: $900 Remarks: Repaired
      Reason: burnt Hull damage: $900 Remarks: Repaired
  • Superior (Steamboat), 1822
        history of building
      history of building
  • Buffalo Gazette (Buffalo, NY), 20 May 1817
        The steam Boat ONTARIO on Wednesday last, left this port for the first time, in order to try the force of her machinery. --A number of gentlemen, ambitious to be the first that ever navigated the waters of Lake Ontario in a Steam Boat, embarked on board. She started from ...
      The steam Boat ONTARIO on Wednesday last, left this port for the ...
  • Buffalo Gazette (Buffalo, NY), 1 Apr 1817
        A Steam Boat will commence running this spring from Ogdensburgh to Niagara and Lewiston, touching at Sackett's Harbor, Oswego, Pultneyville, Genesee River.
      A Steam Boat will commence running this spring from Ogdensburgh to Niagara ...
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