This series is a compilation of spectacular images - many of which have never before been published - and meticulous research on memorable Great Lakes ships. Includes wood, iron and steel bulk freighters, schooners, lumber hookers, railroad ferries, tugs, and passenger vessels from the late 1800s through the 1980s. Each volume contains different photographs and vessels. 8½"x 11", hardcover.
Volume II, Bascom, Bascom, Labadie & Middleton. Most of these photos date from the late 1800s through the 1920s. Boat range from the five-masted tow-barge David Bows and steel whaleback bulk freighter Frank Rockefeller to the heavily storm-damaged freighter Nasmyth. 426 pages, 700+ B&W photographs and illustrations.