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Cities and Towns - Jacobsville

Buildings, Water, Accidents At Jacobsville near Portage Entry [A house sits on a sandstone bluff overlooking the water.]

Scanned: June 4, 2008


Shipwrecks

Accidents, Fires, Ships, Water, Lakes Steamer Wright burned at entry (wreckage). [The remains of the steamer resting in calm waters.]

Scanned: March 30, 2007


Shipwrecks

Accidents, Fires, Ships, Water, Lakes Steamer Wright burned at entry (wreckage). [The remains of the steamer resting in calm waters.]

Scanned: March 30, 2007


Shipwrecks

Accidents, Marine Accidents, Shipwrecks, Persons, Water, Lakes Wreck - Wenona at Canal (view of waterway]. [Two people in a rowboat are shown getting a better view of the wreckage. A piece of the ship sticks out of the water.]

Scanned: April 3, 2007


Shipwrecks

Accidents, Marine Accidents, Shipwrecks, Persons, Water, Lakes Wreck - Wenona at Canal (view of waterway]. [A group of people gather at the shoreline to view the wreckage.]

Scanned: March 30, 2007


Fires - Metallurgy

Accidents, Fires, Persons, Water, Lakes Metallurgy building after fire. [Image of the gutted building.]

Scanned: July 24, 2008


Fires - Onigaming

Accidents, Fires, Persons, Water, Lakes Onigaming - remains after fire. [Two chimneys are left standing after the blaze. Two men sift through the ashes.]

Scanned: July 24, 2008


Shipwrecks - Wenona

Accidents, Marine Accidents, Shipwrecks, Water, Lakes, Sch. Wenona - Driven ashore September 7, 1898, outside east breakwater Portage Ship Canal. A complete wreck, no loss of life. Originally built as a steamer for Union S. S. Co., Cleveland, Ohio 1857. Cut down to a barge 1876. Lies below present look-out tower. [Image of waves washing over the ship near the shore.]

Scanned: February 19, 2007


Shipwrecks - Pasadena

Accidents, Marine Accidents, Shipwrecks, Water, Lakes, Persons Remains of schooner Pasadena wrecked Oct. 5, 1906 in a 70 mile gale, 1 mile north east of Portage Canal. Two lives lost. Ship and cargo a complete wreck. Steamer Gladstone which had her in tow reached Lily Pond in safety. Taken October 14, 1906. [Several people gather on the beach to view the remains of the Pasedena.]

Scanned: February 16, 2007


Shipwrecks

Accidents, Marine Accidents, Shipwrecks, Water, Lakes, Persons Sunken Montana - Str. Bulgaria tried to force way thru and wedged tight. Completely blocking Portage Canal for three days. Note tug Maytham on left entirely housed in. About October 1, 1895. [The Bulgaria is the largest of the ships with the Montana wedged in the middle.]

Scanned: February 16, 2007