Central Bridge, Wallaceburg.



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Central Bridge, Wallaceburg.
Date: 1906
Type(s): Postcard
Language: English
Source: Mike Skreptak Collection; Box 1
Notes: Postmarked 1906; shows the excursion steamer Omar D. Conger passing through the Central Bridge, Wallaceburg; the steamer, named after a Michigan Senator, was destroyed by a spectacular boiler explosion which killed 4 crew members on March 26, 1922; the bridge suffered a serious fire on July 22, 1944 but was not totally destroyed; the postcard is addressed to Miss Lulu Dendt.
Subject(s): Central Bridge (Wallaceburg)
Bridges
Conger, Omar D. (Ship)
Waterfront (Wallaceburg)
Ships
Travel
Sydenham River
Place(s): Wallaceburg (Ontario)
Rights: Public Domain
Repository: University of Windsor. Leddy Library
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