Title: 
Str. Conger, Wallaceburg, Ont.
Year: 
1910
Publisher: 
Pugh Mfg. Co.
Type(s): 
Postcard
Identifier(s): 
743-3
Language: 
English
Source: 
Mike Skreptak Collection; Box 1
Notes: 
Postmarked 1910; excursion steamer Omar D. Conger entering Wallaceburg, Ontario; the steamer, named after a Michigan Senator, operated under the Port Huron & Sarnia Ferry Co.; it could carry 800 passengers and was considered unusually small with a length of 92 feet; it froze in the ice during an excursion in January, 1893 and the steamer was rebuilt following a fire in June 1901; a spectacular boiler explosion destroyed the steamer and killed 4 crew members on March 26, 1922; the postcard is addressed to Miss Anita Spencer.
Subject(s): 
Conger, Omar D. (Ship)
Ships
Sydenham River
St. Clair River
Port Huron And Sarnia Ferry Company
Waterfront (Wallaceburg)
Travel
Place(s): 
Wallaceburg (Ontario)
Rights: 
Public Domain
Repository: 
University of Windsor. Leddy Library
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