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Table of Contents

Title Page
Publisher's Note.
1 The First Eras of Canoe and Sail.
2 The First Steamboats on Lake Ontario and the Niagara River.
3 More Steamboats and Early Water Routes. The River the Centre of Through Travel.
4 Expansion of Steamboating on the Niagara - Its Decline - A Final Flash and a Move to the North.
5 On the Upper Lakes with the Wolseley Expedition and Lord Dufferin.
6 A Novel Idea and a New Venture - Buffalo in Sailing Ship Days - A Risky Passage.
7 Down Through the Welland - The Miseries of Horse Towing Times - Port Dalhousie and a Lake Veteran - The Problem Solved - Toronto at Last.
8 The Niagara Portal - History of Names at Newark and Niagara - A Winter of Changes - A New Rivalry Begun.
9 First Season of the Niagara Navigation Co. - A Hot Competition - Steamboat Manoeuvres.
10 Change Partner - Rate Cutting and Racing - Hanlan and Toronto Waterside - Passenger Limitation Introduced.
11 Niagara Camps Formed - More Changes and Competition - Beginnings of Railroad in New York State - Early Passenger Men and Passenger Ways.
12 First Railways at Lewiston - Expansion Required - The Renown of the "Let Her B" - A Critic of Plimsoll.
13 Winter and Whiskey in Scotland - Rail and Steamer Alongside at Lewiston - How "Cibola" got Her Name - On the Route - The U. E. Loyalists - Ongiara Added.
14 Running the Blockade on the Let Her B. - As Told by her Captain-Owner.
15 The Canadian Electric to Queenston - An Old Portage Route Revived - History of the Two Portages - The Trek to the Western States - Chippewa Arrives - Notable Passenger Men.
16 "Cibola" goes; "Corona" Comes - The Gorge Electric Railway openss to Lewiston - How the Falls Cut their way back through the Rocks - Royal Visitors - The Decisiveness of Israel Tarte.
17 Cayuga Adds her Name - Niagara and Hamilton Joined - The Niagara Ferry Completed - Ice James on the River - Once More the United Management from "Niagara To The Sea."
Table of Illustrations
1 Barlow Cumberland
2 The ONTARIO. 1817. The second Steamer on Lake Ontario. From the original drawing by Capt. VAN CLEVE
3 The GREAT BRITAIN. 1830. By courtesy of Mr. John Ross Robertson reproduced from his "Landmarks of Toronto."
4 The WILLIAM IV. 1832. from the "Landmarks of Toronto."
5 The CHIEF JUSTICE ROBINSON. 1841. from the "Landmarks of Toronto."
6 The ALGOMA.1862. The 2nd CITY OF TORONTO. 1840. Rebuilt.
7 The Lock at Port Dalhousie
8 The CHICORA on Lake Ontario
9 Niagara Navigation Co. Steamer "spinning" in the Rapids below Queenston Heights.
10 The 3rd CITY OF TORONTO. 1864. From an old drawing.
11 The CIBOLA in the Niagara River off Queenston.
12 The CHIPPEWA in Toronto Harbour.
13 Sir Thomas Lipton on CHICORA.
14 The CORONA leaving N.N. Co. Dock at Toronto.
15 How the FALLS have cut through the GORGE.
16 H.R.H. the Duke and Duchess of York going on board CORONA.
17 The CHIPPEWA in Drydock at Kingston. Bow.
18 The CHIPPEWA in Drydock at Kingston. Stern.
19 The CAYUGA in Niagara River off Youngstown.
20 The ICE JAM, 1909, at Lewiston.
21 The ICE JAM, 1909, at Niagara-on-Lake.

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