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Subject:  Lake Ontario 
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Outward Bound for the Thousand Islands 
ImagesTexts    Folded card with black and white photograph of steamer "Toronto" sailing toward Thousand Islands. Reverse: "OUTWARD BOUND FOR THE THOUSAND ISLANDS On a sunny afternoon more than half a century ago, the steamer "Toronto" is approaching the Eastern Gap as she leaves Toronto Bay for the waters of...
A Pioneer on the Great Lakes 
ImagesTexts    Folded card with black and white photograph of steamer "Turbinia". Reverse: "A PIONEER ON THE GREAT LAKES The first ship driven by the revolutionary new steam-turbine engine to sail the Great Lakes was the handsome, 250-foot steamer, "Turbinia", built by Hawthorn, Leslie and Company at...
Five famous ships plied Lake Ontario waters 
TextsImages  Petrie, Francis, Five famous ships plied Lake Ontario waters, "Five famous ships plied Lake Ontario waters," Niagara Falls Review, 1 Aug 1970  Article about five famous "C" steamships of Niagara Navigation Company (later Canada Steamship Line) running across Lake Ontario from Toronto to Niagara. Two black and white newspaper photographs of Chicora and Cibola.
The "CAYUGA" Arrives in Toronto.
 
Images    Black and white photograph of steamship Cayuga at Toronto harbour. Reverse: "THE "CAYUGA" ARRIVES IN TORONTO By far the most Impressive approach to Toronto is by water, and the splendid view of the city's imposing skyline from the decks of the "Cayuga" never fails to evoke enthusiastic...
Cayuga Makes Her Last "Voyage" into Toronto Marine Museum 
TextsImages  "Cayuga Makes Her Last "Voyage" into Toronto Marine Museum," St. Catharines Standard (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada18910421), 10 May 1960  Article about famous steamship Cayuga sailing for the last time to Toronto Marine Museum. Three black and white photographs with descriptions: 1. "CC Cayuga in her heyday ...now she's gone but memory lingers on" 2. "Cayuga Captain James Strachan is presented with the traditional top hat by...
Three C steamers used on Niagara Falls-Toronto run. 
TextsImages  Petrie, Francis, "Three C steamers used on Niagara Falls-Toronto run.," Niagara Falls Review, 8 Aug 1970  Article about famous steamship Cayuga sailing for the last time to Toronto Marine Museum with newspaper photographs of Chippewa, Cayuga and Corona.
Captain Harry Webster 
ImagesTexts  Huggins, Jean A. E. (1895-1989), "Captain Harry Webster," Niagara Falls Review  Black and white photograph of captain Harry Webster in his uniform. Not dated but taken in late 1940s (he died in 1950). "Capt. Harry Webster Lake boat captain, friend of Huggins family"
Captain Harry William Webster 
Texts    Obituary for captain Harry William Webster, who sailed the Great Lakes for almost 40 years.
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Queenston Collection


Queenston Collection includes an extensive historical material from the area collected by Jean Huggins.