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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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Tight Squeeze

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Description: Large steamship squeezing through an open bridge.
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Sackets Harbor

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Description: Labeled drawing of Sackets Harbor, NY. War of 1812.
Map or Atlas

A Bird's-Eye View of the City of Ashland, Wis. County Seat of Ashland Co.

Date: 1886
Description: Bird's-eye view of Ashland, on the shores of Lake Superior, with insets of The Apostle Islands Chequamagon Bay & Ashland, and Distances from Ashland.
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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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Unloading Ship in Milwaukee Harbor

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Description: Unloading barrels of goods from the "Ogdensburg" in the Milwaukee harbor.
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Ships in Harbor

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Description: View of ships docked at the foot of Clinton Street.
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"The Ruby"

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Description: View of a ship called "The Ruby" going out from the mouth of a harbor.
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Excursion steamer Christopher Columbus leaving Chicago

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Description: The screw passenger excursion vessel, "Christopher Columbus," leaving Chicago. Skyline of Chicago is in background with one building with sign reading Armo...
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Sidewheel Packet in Harbor

Date: 1873
Description: The harbor, showing the sidewheel packet, "Belle of La Crosse," and the sidewheel ferry "Alex McGregor." Other boats are also seen including two barges loa...
Postcard

The Pere Marquette 18

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Description: The screw rail ferry, Pere Marquette 18, entering the harbor.
Postcard

Steamship "Christopher Columbus" (Whaleback)

Date: 1912
Description: The passenger excursion vessel, "Christopher Columbus," entering harbor.
Postcard

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...
Postcard

Steamer "Christopher Columbus"

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Description: Color postcard depicting the passenger excursion vessel, "Christopher Columbus," approaching the East Water Street Bridge.
Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1862
Description: Drawn the second year of the Civil War, this 1862 map of Milwaukee shows post offices, light houses, beacon lights, county buildings, elevator warehouses,...
Photograph

New York Harbor

Date: 1900
Description: Elevated view, probably early 20th century New York Harbor.
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Marinette Harbor

Date: 1945
Description: Harbor in Marinette at sunset.
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Columbian Exposition

Date: 1893
Description: Columbian Exposition; under the bow of the caravel "Santa Maria."
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Columbian Exposition

Date: 1893
Description: Columbian Exposition; on board the caravel "Santa Maria," looking aft.
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Milwaukee, South from Courthouse

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Description: Elevated view south from Courthouse of rooftops, with harbor and bay in distance.

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