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Subject:  Transportation - Water - Canada Steamship Lines 
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The "Kingston" Sails for the Last Time. 
ImagesTexts    Folded card with black and white photo of steamer Kingston on its last voyage from Toronto Harbour to Thousand Islands. Reverse: "THE "KINGSTON" SAILS FOR THE LAST TIME On Saturday, September 17th, 1949, at 2:40 P.M., the old passenger steamer "Kingston" sailed from Toronto on her final voyage to...
Steamship "Corona" at Queenston dock 
Images    Black and white photograph of the famous passenger steamship "Corona" at Queenston dock. View of the dock and surrounding area. The steamer "Corona" operated on the Toronto-Niagara run between 1896-1930. "The Corona was a side wheeler, capable of carrying 2,000 passengers. She was 272 feet long...
Steamship Cayuga at Queenston Dock. 
Images    Black and white photograph of a steamship at the dock. There is a sign "Toronto Boats - Canada Steamship Lines" in the background as well as a few vehicles parked there. In the immediate right foreground: three little girls (including photographer's daughters Ruth and Betty Huggins) are watching...
Steamship Cayuga, May 20, 1950 
Images    Black and white photograph of the steamship Cayuga with many young passengers on the decks. "May 20, 1950. Children's free ride on the first trip of the season."
Steamship Cayuga on the Niagara River 
Images    Sepia tone photograph of the famous steamship "Cayuga". Lewiston, NY visible on the other side of the river. Undated photo. "The Cayuga was built in late 1905 by the Canadian Shipbuilding Company, Toronto, and was launched at the foot of Bathurst Street March 3, 1906. She did not start on the...
Canada Steamship Lines' Steamship "Cayuga" 
ImagesHas Comment?    Black and white photograph of the famous steamship "Cayuga". Heavy black smoke coming out of the stacks - it was a coal burning ship till 1946 when it was converted from coal to oil. "The Cayuga was built in late 1905 by the Canadian Shipbuilding Company, Toronto, and was launched at the foot of...
Passenger steamer "Cayuga" on a run between Toronto and Queenston 
Images    Black and white photograph of the famous steamship "Cayuga". "The Cayuga was built in late 1905 by the Canadian Shipbuilding Company, Toronto, and was launched at the foot of Bathurst Street March 3, 1906. She did not start on the Niagara run until the start of navigation in 1907 but from then on,...
Steamship Cayuga on the Toronto-Niagara route 
Images    Black and white photograph of the famous steamship "Cayuga". "The Cayuga was built in late 1905 by the Canadian Shipbuilding Company, Toronto, and was launched at the foot of Bathurst Street March 3, 1906. She did not start on the Niagara run until the start of navigation in 1907 but from then on,...
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.