The Great Lakes
The Vessels That Plough Them: Their Owners, Their Sailors,
and Their Cargoes
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The Great Lakes The Vessels That Plough Them: Their Owners, Their Sailors, and Their Cargoes

By James Oliver Curwood
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Table of Contents
  • The Great Lakes
  • Preface
  • Contents
  • Illustrations
  • PART I The Ships, their Owners, their Sailors, and their Cargoes
  • I The Building of the Ships
  • II What the Ships Carry—Ore
  • III What the Ships Carry—Other Cargoes
  • IV Passenger Traffic and Summer Life
  • V The Romance and Tragedy of the Inland Seas
  • VI Buffalo and Duluth: the Alpha and Omega of the Lakes
  • VII A Trip on a Great Lakes Freighter
  • PART II Origin and History of the Lakes
  • I Origin and Early History
  • II The Lakes Change Masters
  • III The War of 1812 and After
  • INDEX
  • American Waterways
    • The Romance of the Colorado River
    • The Ohio River A COURSE OF EMPIRE
    • Narragansett Bay
    • The Great Lakes
    • The St. Lawrence River
    • The Niagara River
    • The Hudson River FROM OCEAN TO SOURCE
    • The Connecticut River AND THE Valley of the Connecticut THREE HUNDRED AND FIFTY MILES FROM MOUNTAIN TO SEA
    • The Columbia River
  • Transcriber’s Notes
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