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Tug - Esther

Locomotion, Boats and Boating, Workboats, Water, Lakes, Persons Tug Esther at Ripley and scow load of sand for brick plant. [Image of the tug and a barge of sand heading down the waterway.]

Scanned: April 27, 2010


Life Saving Boats

Locomotion, Boats and Boating, Workboats, Persons, Water, Lakes Life saving crew canal E. Side - Capt. McCormick [Picture of the crew and captain with the boat on shore.]

Scanned: April 26, 2007


Boats - Fishing

Water, Lakes, Locomotion, Boats and Boating, Workboats, Persons The Jamesen fishing craft Vagabond puts out into Lake Superior with a party of Upper Peninsula Traveling Workshop instructors aboard. The boat is proceeding toward the fishing nets out beyond the opening to Copper Harbor. [Image of the fishing boat with passengers on top and below.]

Scanned: November 5, 2007


Ships - Harlem

Locomotion, Boats and Boating, Workboats, Persons, Water, Lakes Harlem in drydock at Port Huron after salvaging from Isle Royale where she stranded November 26, 1898. Rebuilt and operated as a bulk freighter. Later rebuilt as passenger steamer "Minnesota" sent to Atlantic Coast and still in register in 1938. [Image of the ship in drydock. New York Central & Hudson River R. R. Line can be seen on its bow.]

Scanned: March 12, 2007