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Whaleback Boat Docked in Superior

Date: April 1893
Description: Captain Abe McDougall's whaleback boat, docked at the American Steel Barge Company.
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Sitting Bull

Date: 1890
Description: Portrait of Sitting Bull.
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The Whaleback "Christopher Columbus"

Date: September 19 1892
Description: Captain Alexander McDougall's whaleback passenger steamer "Christopher Columbus" under construction in the shipyard of the American Steel Barge Company in...
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McDougall Whaleback Steamer Under Construction

Date: 1892
Description: Text at bottom reads: "McDougal [sic] Whaleback. [manufactured at] West Superior, Wis." The steamer is under construction in the American Steel Barge Compa...
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McDougall Passenger Whaleback Steamer Under Construction

Date: 1892
Description: Whaleback steamer under construction in the American Steel Barge Company shipyard in Superior, Wisconsin. Text at bottom of card reads: "McDougall Passenge...
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The "Christopher Columbus"

Date: 1892
Description: Captian Alex McDougall's passenger whaleback steamer the "Christopher Columbus" being built in the shipyard of the American Steel Barge Company.
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McDougall Whaleback

Date: 1892
Description: Text at bottom reads: Ship Yards — McDougall Whaleback. West Superior, Wis." Whaleback steamer in the shipyards of the American Steel Barge Company.
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McDougall Whaleback

Date: 1892
Description: Text at bottom reads: Ship Yards — McDougall Whaleback. West Superior, Wis." Captain Alex McDougall's whaleback steamer in the shipyard of the American Ste...
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Whaleback Shipyard

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Description: Painting of a whaleback shipyard.
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D.F. Barry with Chief Rain-In-The-Face

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Description: Studio portrait of photographer David Frances Barry and Chief Rain-In-The-Face.
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The Russell Block

Date: 1900
Description: The Russell Block, 1606-1608 Tower Avenue. The 1899 City Directory makes the first mention of New York Furriers, Simmons and Malik, proprietors. New York F...
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Whaleback Boat Docked in Superior

Date: April 1893
Description: Captain Abe McDougall's whaleback boat, docked at the American Steel Barge Company. Text at bottom right of card reads: "West Superior, Wis."
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Whaleback Boat Launch

Date: April 1893
Description: Launching Captain Abe McDougall's passenger whaleback boat,"Christopher Columbus", from the American Steel Barge Company dock. Text at bottom right of card...
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McDougall Whaleback

Date: 1893
Description: Men are standing in the foreground on the ice-covered whaleback docked in Superior. Signs on the pilot house at the back of the boat read "Mather" on the l...
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McDougall Passenger Whaleback

Date: 1893
Description: Illustration of the McDougall Passenger Whaleback out on the water. Text at bottom right of card reads: "West Superior, Wis."

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