Table of Contents

Title Page
1 A place called Hamilton.
2 Public Works and Private Enterprise
3 Port Hamilton
4 1837-1839
5 Ericsson Wheels
6 1844-1847
7 Good Times in Port
8 Boom Town Days
9 Depression Years
10 Better Times Ahead
11 1867-1870
12 Prosperity for the Shipbuilders
13 The Second Railway Building Era
14 1884-1888
15 The Electric Era
16 The Iron Age
Table of Illustrations
The propeller OCEAN is show in the second Welland Canal at St. Catharines. Astern of her is th EUROPE and at the right is the schooner AUGUSTA. The Red Mill appears in the background. The buildings at the upper right comprised McCordick's Tannery and the City Foundry & Engine Works. Photo: Author's Collection
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This volume is copyright The Estate of Ivan S. Brookes and is published with permission of the Estate. The originals are deposited in the Special Collections of the Hamilton Public Library.