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Schooner Leaving Milwaukee Harbor

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Description: Leaving Milwaukee harbor via tugboat, this was the final voyage of the Lucia B. Simpson. Made in 1928, the Simpson was the last of the lake lumber s...
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Milwaukee River Scene

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Description: Elevated view of a Milwaukee River scene showing people watching several steam boats from a bridge.
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McCormick Reaper

Date: 1900
Description: Man operating a McCormick horse-drawn grain binder in a field. A tugboat is pulling sailing ships on a body of water in the distance. The photograph appear...
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The Azov of Hamilton

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Description: The schooner "Azov of Hamilton" on the River St. Clair. The "Azov of Hamilton" was a 108 foot, 195 ton Canadian schooner built in 1866.
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Whaleback Steamer "Christopher Columbus"

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Description: The screw passenger excursion vessel, "Christopher Columbus," being towed into the Milwaukee harbor past a breakwater. Milwaukee North Pier Inner Light in...
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The Ashland and Passengers

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Description: The tugboat Ashland with several passengers visible on deck.
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The Freighter "Magna"

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Description: The freighter "Magna" in shipyard's icy waters with three tugboats in the foreground.
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McCormick's Reaper Factory

Date: 1867
Description: Engraving of the McCormick Reaper Works as it appeared in 1867. The factory was located on the north bank of the Chicago River, east of the Rush Street bri...
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Logs in Ashland Harbor

Date: 1936
Description: Elevated view of logs tugged across Lake Superior to the harbor at Ashland.
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View looking Southwest from Elmore and Kelly's Elevator

Date: 1876
Description: Elevated view of Fort Howard taken from Elmore and Kelly's Elevator with the dam and river. A tugboat is in the river above the dam.
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Main Street Bridge above the Fox River

Date: 1927
Description: Main Street Bridge raised to let boats pass through the locks on the Fox River.
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Northern Paper Mills from the Fox River

Date: 1910
Description: Northern Paper Mills' chimney, water towers, buildings, and lumber yard, seen from the Fox River.
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Boat in Harbor

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Description: "Conrad Starke" (possibly a tugboat) cruising on the water near a bridge in an industrial area. The waterway is probably connected to Lake Michigan. Three...
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Train on Ferry

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Description: View of a train on a ferry going across the Mississippi River near New Orleans, Louisiana.
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Canal, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

Date: 1940
Description: Canal scene with a tugboat featured in the foreground and buildings on the opposite shoreline. Caption reads: "1978 — Scene on the Canal — Sturgeon Bay, Do...
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M.S. Gripsholm Luxury Liner

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Description: M.S. Gripsholm the Swedish luxury liner that the Bernard Katz family sailed on enroute to the United States in April, 1948.
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Downtown Milwaukee

Date: July 13 1915
Description: Looking south from Wells Street. A boat travels along the Milwaukee River in the foreground. Landmarks left to right: Manufacturers Home Building, First Na...
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"Christopher Columbus" Steamer Pulled by Tugboats

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Description: Looking north on the Milwaukee River as the whaleback excursion steamer "Christopher Columbus" is guided by tugboats at about St. Paul Avenue.
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"Thomas Mattham" Steamboat in Harbor

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Description: Steamboat "Thomas Mattham" in the Milwaukee harbor being pulled by a tugboat from the north bank near Erie Street.
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Menominee River Coal Yards

Date: July 17 1914
Description: Menominee River coal yards, west from the 16th Street viaduct. There is a cargo ship called the "John B. Cowle" in the harbor between two coal yards. Worke...

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