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    • Sault Sainte Marie - "Passenger steamer leaving Poe Lock, Sault Ste Marie, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1935-1945 of a passenger ship leaving the Poe Lock, part of the Soo Locks in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan. The Soo Locks, located on St. Marys River between the United States and Canada, provide ships safe passage around...
    • Sault Sainte Marie (Mich.); Chippewa County (Mich.); Soo Locks; Poe Lock (Soo Locks); ships; boats; locks; St. Marys River; canals; postcards; passenger ships; transportation; steamboats
    • Detroit - Detroit, approx. 1820

    • Black and white reproduction of a lithograph showing Detroit, Michigan in approximately 1820. This image was reproduced in a 1947 calendar published for the Detroit Trust Company.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); boats; sailboats; steamboats; people; rivers; cityscapes;
    • Detroit - Steamboat Gem

    • Black and white reproduction of an image of the Gem ferry on the Detroit River in Detroit, Michigan. This image was reproduced in a 1948 calendar published for the Detroit Trust Company. The description in the calendar reads: "Gem . . . Built in...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); steamboats; boats; passenger ships; ferries; rivers; docks;
    • Detroit - Detroit in 1836

    • Black and white reproduction of an 1836 engraving showing the Detroit River with Detroit, Michigan in the background. This image was reproduced in a 1947 calendar published for the Detroit Trust Company.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); rivers; boats; steamboats; cityscapes; people;
    • Detroit - "The Waterfront, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1905-1907 showing the view of Detroit, Michigan from Windsor, Ontario across the Detroit River. The ferries shuttling people between Detroit and Windsor are in the foreground. On the very far right can be seen the Wayne...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); Wayne County Building (Detroit, Mich.); ferries; rivers; cityscapes; boats; steamboats;
    • Lansing - Scene on Grand River

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1870-1880 showing a steamboat on the Grand River near Lansing, Michigan.
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Grand River; rivers; boats; steamboats
    • Marquette - Steamer on Lake Superior

    • Black and white photograph showing a steamer on Lake Superior, with people on the boat and on the shore, and docks in the background in Marquette, Michigan.
    • Marquette (Mich.); Marquette County (Mich.); Lake Superior; steamboats; boats; people; men; women; recreation; docks; lakes
    • Lansing - Scene on Grand River

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1870-1880 showing a steamboat on the Grand River near Lansing, Michigan.
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Grand River; rivers; boats; steamboats
    • Lansing - "Lansing Mineral Spring House"

    • Black and white postcard from circa 1910-1915 of a print of the Mineral Well House, a hotel in Lansing, Michigan. The hotel was on the east side of River Street on the south side of the Grand River, as seen in this image. It was closer to a...
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Mineral Well House (Lansing, Mich.); hotels; buildings; Grand River; steamboats; boats; rivers; postcards
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1862-11-22 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated November 22, 1862. In this letter, he describes the movements of his regiment as they travel down to Louisville (Ky.), expresses his doubt of his leaders, and discusses soldiers' morale.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Steamer Capitola; steamer; Ohio; Ohio River (Ohio); Cincinnati (Ohio); Louisville...
    • Grand Ledge - Steamer Lanota docked at Second Island

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1907 showing the steamer Lanota docked at Second Island, part of Seven Islands Resort in Grand Ledge, Michigan. Steamers were always a part of the Seven Islands Resort, bringing vacationers to and from...
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand River; Seven Islands Resort (Grand Ledge, Mich.); steamboats; ferries; boats; rivers; docks; resorts; islands; postcards
    • Grand Ledge - Steamer Lanota on Grand River

    • Black and white photograph of the steamer Lanota ferrying people on the Grand River in Grand Ledge, Michigan. Steamers were always a part of the Seven Islands Resort, bringing vacationers to and from the islands. The Lanota was launched by the...
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand River; Seven Islands Resort (Grand Ledge, Mich.); steamboats; ferries; boats; rivers; resorts; islands; postcards
    • Grand Ledge - Boat landing and Round House on Second Island

    • Black and white postcard showing the boat landing and Round House on Second Island, part of Seven Islands Resort, on the Grand River in Grand Ledge, Michigan. J. S. Mudge, then-owner of the resort, had envisioned the Round House as a mechanical...
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand River; Seven Islands Resort (Grand Ledge, Mich.); Round House (Grand Ledge, Mich.); boats; steamboats; resorts; recreation; islands; rivers; postcards
    • Grand Ledge - "Third Island and Casino, Grand Ledge, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1912 showing the steamer Lanota on the Grand River in front of Third Island, part of the Seven Islands Resort in Grand Ledge, Michigan. On the island can be seen the casino - not a modern-day gambling...
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand River; Seven Islands Resort (Grand Ledge, Mich.); steamboats; ferries; boats; rivers; islands; resorts; recreation; casinos; sports & recreation facilities; postcards
    • Detroit - "Water Front Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from 1905 showing the view of the Detroit, Michigan skyline across the Detroit River from Canada. The Wayne County Courthouse (now the Wayne County Building) can be seen on the right.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); Wayne County Building (Detroit, Mich.); courthouses; boats; steamboats; cityscapes; rivers; postcards
    • Grand Ledge - Steamer Lanota on Grand River

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1886-1895 showing the Steamer Lanota on the Grand River at Seven Islands Resort in Grand Ledge, Michigan. The resort, which changed hands three times prior to this period, was built up in the late 1880s and...
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand River; rivers; steamboats; ferries; Seven Islands Resort (Grand Ledge, Mich.); boats; recreation; resorts;
    • Detroit - "River Front, Detroit, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from circa 1900-1906 of the Detroit, Michigan skyline and riverfront. On the right is the clock tower of the Wayne County Courthouse (now Wayne County Building).
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); boats; rivers; cityscapes; steamboats; ferries;

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