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  • The Ogdensburgh Marine Railway
    The Ogdensburgh Marine Railway
    NewspaperText  Ogdensburg Sentinel, 14 Mar 1854     The Ogdensburgh Marine Railway. - We paid a visit to this work, the other day, and were gratified to see every thing in such an advanced state as we found it. The engine was entirely put up and is in running order. The carriage is nearly completed, and the stupendous …
    NewspaperText  Ogdensburg Sentinel, 14 Mar 1854   The Ogdensburgh Marine Railway. - We paid a visit to this work, the other day, and were gratified to see every thing in such an advanced state as we found …
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • The Marine Railway
    The Marine Railway
    NewspaperText  Ogdensburg Sentinel, 18 Apr 1854     The Marine Railway. - This work was put in operation for the first time, yesterday. The Steamer British Queen was taken out of the water in fine style and at the first trial. When all the machinery is complete and thoroughly tightened, any of our largest Lake steamers may be …
    NewspaperText  Ogdensburg Sentinel, 18 Apr 1854   The Marine Railway. - This work was put in operation for the first time, yesterday. The Steamer British Queen was taken out of the water in fine style and at …
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Fatal Accident
    Fatal Accident
    NewspaperText       Fatal Accident Archibald Woods of Lindsay, Canada Lost Overboard About nine o'clock yesterday morning as the Schooner Philo Bennett, was on her way from Deseronto to Oswego a young man named Archibald Woods was lost overboard. Captain Eccles gives us the following ...
    NewspaperText     Fatal Accident Archibald Woods of Lindsay, Canada Lost Overboard About nine o'clock yesterday morning as the Schooner Philo Bennett, was on her way from Deseronto to Oswego a young man …
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Canal Regulations
    Canal Regulations
    NewspaperText       CANAL REGULATIONS. At a meeting of the Board of Canal Commissioners in the city of Albany, on the 10th of March, 1826, the following rules and regulations, in addition to those provided by law relating to the Erie and Champlain canals, were adopted to wit: 1. Every boat ...
    NewspaperText     CANAL REGULATIONS. At a meeting of the Board of Canal Commissioners in the city of Albany, on the 10th of March, 1826, the following rules and regulations, in addition to …
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Launch at Brockville
    Launch at Brockville
    NewspaperText       Launch at Brockville - A steamer named Bristol was launched from the yard of Messrs. Chaffrey Bros., Brockville, on Saturday last. She is the largest class built to pass through the locks. The launch was successful, and was witnessed by a very large number of spectators. ...
    NewspaperText     Launch at Brockville - A steamer named Bristol was launched from the yard of Messrs. Chaffrey Bros., Brockville, on Saturday last. She is the largest class built to pass through …
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Launch
    Launch
    NewspaperText       Launch. - Yesterday afternoon, the new steamer Dawn, built for Messrs. H. & S. Jones, by Mr. Parkin, ship builder of this town, was launched amid the cheers of a large concourse of spectators. She is a good model, and went into her destined element in fine style. The Albion, …
    NewspaperText     Launch. - Yesterday afternoon, the new steamer Dawn, built for Messrs. H. & S. Jones, by Mr. Parkin, ship builder of this town, was launched amid the cheers of a …
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Large Variety of Craft Move in ‘Lake of Thousand Islands’
    Large Variety of Craft Move in ‘Lake of Thousand Islands’
    NewspaperText       Large Variety of Craft Move in 'Lake of Thousand Islands,' Reminiscent of Early History ______ WATERTOWN - Water traffic is teeming this summer through the Lake of a Thousand Isles, in volume and with a variety of craft unknown since long before the recent war. First ...
    NewspaperText     Large Variety of Craft Move in 'Lake of Thousand Islands,' Reminiscent of Early History ______ WATERTOWN - Water traffic is teeming this summer through the Lake of a Thousand Isles, …
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Schooner W. S. Malcolm Waterlogged
    Schooner W. S. Malcolm Waterlogged
    NewspaperText       Schooner W. S. Malcolm Waterlogged - Strange conduct of the Captain and four of the Crew. - Capt. Smith, of the schooner Kyle Spangler, which arrived here last night, reports to us he found the schooner W.S. Malcolm, Capt. Barck, with a cargo of lumber for this port, waterlogged, ...
    NewspaperText     Schooner W. S. Malcolm Waterlogged - Strange conduct of the Captain and four of the Crew. - Capt. Smith, of the schooner Kyle Spangler, which arrived here last night, reports …
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Brig Algomah and her Escape
    Brig Algomah and her Escape
    NewspaperText       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 …
    NewspaperText     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 …
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • After Many Years
    After Many Years
    NewspaperText       After Many Years Parties gathering driftwood near Snake Creek, in the town of Mexico Friday found a chair stamped, "Schr. W.I. Preston." The schooner Preston hailed from Oswego and was wrecked on Simcoe Island near Kingston, fifteen or sixteen years ago. She was in command ...
    NewspaperText     After Many Years Parties gathering driftwood near Snake Creek, in the town of Mexico Friday found a chair stamped, "Schr. W.I. Preston." The schooner Preston hailed from Oswego and was …
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Death of Captain John B. Estes of Charlotte
    Death of Captain John B. Estes of Charlotte
    NewspaperText       Death of Captain John B. Estes of Charlotte The recent death of Captain John B. Estes of Charlotte at the age of or more than 90 years has brought into review something of the remarkable career of this last sailor whose record was when there were in reality "Men before …
    NewspaperText     Death of Captain John B. Estes of Charlotte The recent death of Captain John B. Estes of Charlotte at the age of or more than 90 years has brought into …
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Steam on the Erie Canal
    Steam on the Erie Canal
    NewspaperText       Steam on the Erie Canal. - The people of western New York are rejoicing over the success of the experiment of introducing steam on the Erie Canal. The difficulty heretofore has been that the wave, driven to the banks of the canal by the action of the screw of the …
    NewspaperText     Steam on the Erie Canal. - The people of western New York are rejoicing over the success of the experiment of introducing steam on the Erie Canal. The difficulty heretofore …
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Canal Navigation
    Canal Navigation
    NewspaperText       Canal Navigation. - We continue the list of arrivals and clearance at the Collector's office in this village. It may be seen that thirteen boats arrived on one day. Many unload here, while others are taken in tow by the Steam Boat up the Lake, with supplies for the country …
    NewspaperText     Canal Navigation. - We continue the list of arrivals and clearance at the Collector's office in this village. It may be seen that thirteen boats arrived on one day. Many …
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Life Savers
    Life Savers
    NewspaperText       LIFE SAVERS ____ Visit to the Oswego Station ____ Facilities Provided by the Government for Saving the Lives of the Shipwrecked - How the Men Do their Work - Watching or Wrecks and Training for Duty. ___ The recent terrible storms on the lakes ...
    NewspaperText     LIFE SAVERS ____ Visit to the Oswego Station ____ Facilities Provided by the Government for Saving the Lives of the Shipwrecked - How the Men Do their Work - Watching …
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Launch of the Steel Ship Algonquin
    Launch of the Steel Ship Algonquin
    NewspaperText       Launch of the Steel Ship Algonquin ____ The Big Steamer Rides Gradually Down The railway, and Kisses the Green Waters of the St. Lawrence. _____ A Big Crowd Present to See the Sight. _____ The big steel ship, Algonquin, built on the Clyde, ...
    NewspaperText     Launch of the Steel Ship Algonquin ____ The Big Steamer Rides Gradually Down The railway, and Kisses the Green Waters of the St. Lawrence. _____ A Big Crowd Present to …
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Disastrous Conflagration!
    Disastrous Conflagration!
    NewspaperText       Disastrous Conflagration! _____ Destruction of the 'Union Elevator with some 40,000 Bushels of Wheat - Loss of $127,000 ____ At about half past ten o'clock last night, fire was discovered in the second story of the "Union Elevator" east end of the iron bridge, ...
    NewspaperText     Disastrous Conflagration! _____ Destruction of the 'Union Elevator with some 40,000 Bushels of Wheat - Loss of $127,000 ____ At about half past ten o'clock last night, fire was discovered …
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Passing Hails
    Passing Hails
    NewspaperText       Passing Hails Inland seas For years I've been sailing Though I never seen the sea The Great Lakes and their shipping They are sea enough for me. I've sailed these lakes in summer When the soft sou'westers blow I've sailed ...
    NewspaperText     Passing Hails Inland seas For years I've been sailing Though I never seen the sea The Great Lakes and their shipping They are sea enough for me. I've sailed these …
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Old Sloop will be Sunk in Ontario
    Old Sloop will be Sunk in Ontario
    NewspaperText       OLD SLOOP WILL BE SUNK IN ONTARIO ____ Has Long Rested in Water at Ship House Point ____ At Sackets Over 50 Years ____ Hulk Has been in the Harbor for Many Years - She Will be Towed Out to Deep Water and Sunk. ____ The old sloop that has …
    NewspaperText     OLD SLOOP WILL BE SUNK IN ONTARIO ____ Has Long Rested in Water at Ship House Point ____ At Sackets Over 50 Years ____ Hulk Has been in the Harbor …
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Got Through Steamboating
    Got Through Steamboating
    NewspaperText       Got Through Steamboating. - Two of our citizens who are interested in marine matters went up to Sodus yesterday on the tug J.S. Spinney to help get their vessels loaded, and met with a series of adventures that disgusted them with steam crafts. When about a mile and a half …
    NewspaperText     Got Through Steamboating. - Two of our citizens who are interested in marine matters went up to Sodus yesterday on the tug J.S. Spinney to help get their vessels loaded, …
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • New Vessel
    New Vessel
    NewspaperText       She cleared Oswego Aug. 18 with 1,650 bushels of salt for Cleveland
    NewspaperText     She cleared Oswego Aug. 18 with 1,650 bushels of salt for Cleveland
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