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Merchants & Miners: 1917

Merchants & Miners: 1917

Norfolk, Virginia, circa 1917. "Merchants and Miners Wharf." Over at the pants factory: GIRLS WANTED. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative. View full size.

 

Urban River: 1905

Urban River: 1905

Circa 1905. "Twelfth Street bascule bridge over the Chicago River." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

La Grande Duchesse: 1901

La Grande Duchesse: 1901

        One of six vessels sunk off the Atlantic coast by a German U-boat on the so-called "Black Sunday" of June 2, 1918.

Circa 1901. "S.S. La Grande Duchesse -- Plant Line steamship." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

The Wayne: 1910

The Wayne: 1910

Detroit circa 1910. "Wayne Hotel pavilion, Third Street, Detroit River." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Midland King: 1910

Midland King: 1910

Circa 1910. "Freighter Midland King, Cleveland, Ohio." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Cuyahoga Lift Bridge: 1910

Cuyahoga Lift Bridge: 1910

Cleveland circa 1910. "Lift Bridge, Cuyahoga River." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Iron Horse: 1905

Iron Horse: 1905

Ecorse, Michigan, circa 1905. "Gantry crane, Great Lakes Engineering Works." 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

Maid of the Mist: 1901

Maid of the Mist: 1901

The Niagara River circa 1901. "International (Upper Steel Arch) Bridge from below at Niagara Falls." At the landing: The steamboat Maid of the Mist, "nymph of the mighty cataract." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative. View full size.

 

Hello Sappho: 1905

Hello Sappho: 1905

Detroit circa 1905. "Steamer Sappho at Belle Isle Ferry dock, Woodward Avenue." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative by Lycurgus S. Glover. View full size.

 

Baptism at Bath: 1904

Baptism at Bath: 1904

October 11, 1904. Bath, Maine. "Launch of the battleship U.S.S. Georgia at Bath Iron Works." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative. View full size.

 

Battleship: 1904

Battleship: 1904

October 1904. "After the launch -- U.S.S. Georgia at Bath, Maine." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

In the Stream: 1904

In the Stream: 1904

October 11, 1904. Bath, Maine. "In the stream -- launch of the U.S.S. Georgia at Bath Iron Works." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative. View full size.

 

Float Your Boat: 1905

Float Your Boat: 1905

June 24, 1905. "Steamer William E. Corey, the launch, South Chicago, Ill." Seen earlier here and here. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative. View full size.

 

Dual Fuel: 1910

Dual Fuel: 1910

Detroit, Michigan, circa 1910. "Approach to the Detroit River tunnel." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Swing Bridge: 1910

Swing Bridge: 1910

Cleveland, Ohio, circa 1910. "Superior Avenue viaduct over the Cuyahoga River." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 
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